Windows Defender Antivirus

Windows 10 delivers comprehensive, built-in and ongoing security protections you can trust – including Windows Defender Antivirus, firewall, and more. By staying up to date, you’re assured of the latest features and protection. Windows 10 makes it easy to keep your PC up to date by automatically checking for the latest updates. You’ll get new features and latest security enhancements to help ensure you’re always protected. Best of all this comes with fewer restarts when using your PC the most; simply set your active hours. Keep your PC safe with trusted antivirus protection built-in to Windows 10. Windows Defender Antivirus delivers comprehensive, ongoing and real-time protection against software threats like viruses, malware and spyware across email, apps, the cloud and the web.

Features of Windows Defender:

Microsoft Edge: Windows Defender SmartScreen is built into Microsoft Edge which helps keep you protected from malicious websites and downloads.

Parental Controls: Windows lets you set family-protection controls for Windows 10 and Xbox devices, including website access, time limits on devices, and which apps and games can be seen or purchased.

Windows Firewall: Windows Firewall is designed to keep hackers and malicious software from gaining access to your device through a network or the Internet.

Find my Device: If your Windows 10 device is lost or stolen, the Find My Device service can ring, lock, and erase your Windows phone or map the location of your device.

For more information on Window Defender, click here.

For answers to common questions, click here.

Last Updated: February 3, 2020