Click the below link to get Microsoft Windows Defender free download for all the windows version and give a prompt action against the viruses or malware that try to enter your PC as well prevent the system from running slowly.
Overview of Microsoft Windows Defender:
Is your system affected by viruses, malware or any other spyware and performing very Slow? Then its time to secure your PC with No.1 Antivirus software application which acts as a defense shield and safeguards your PC from the attacks. Among all other antivirus software, “Microsoft Windows defender” is the best software application. This software developed by Microsoft, one of the leading brands among the different software companies.
If you are using an older version, then you refer to Microsoft Security Essential. Whereas this application already included with the windows 10, just enable it.
Microsoft Windows defender provides the malware protection to your PC which immediately activates and starts protecting and also updates antimalware definitions from the Microsoft updates and safeguards your PC from malware attacks.
Before you install this Software, you need to check whether any other antivirus installed on your system or not. If so, uninstall that software. It available in both Offline mode (CD, DVD, USB Flash Drives) and Online installer from the below link. The essential function of this software is it runs in the background. Once you install, it checks for viruses, malware and notifies you to take specific action.
Detailed Explanation of the Installation process of Microsoft Windows Defender:
After the completion of the installation process. Click on the start button at the left side of the Toolbar and type windows defender in search button and double click on the file and open the main window will appear as a below-specified screenshot. The main window is in the yellow bar at the top of the computer screen with three options. They are home, Update, and History and showing the PC status as Potentially unprotected which indirectly notifies to take the action and start the scan process.
The Home Option consists of two sub-options namely Real-Time Protection and Virus Definition updates. Below is a Scan now Option where you need to click for the Scanning of your PC. When you check on the right side of the main window, it shows three scanning options. They are Quick Scan, Full scan, and Custom Scan.
It shows the list of the last updated Virus and Spyware definition. Just click on the updated button and get the new updates automatically from the Microsoft.
It provides the information about the malware or viruses that found on your PC. When you click on the view details you can check the details. It also allows you to take action by quarantine or remove the virus.
Once all these processes finish, you can view the main window in Green color which implies that your System is safe and in secure mode.
Microsoft Windows Defender Notable Important Features:
- It provides real-time protection against viruses or spyware that try to enter into your PC. It immediately stops the threats and alerts you to take an action. By default, the real-time protection is turned on once you install this program.
- Anti-Spyware or Anti-Malware Protection: This feature completely provides the protection against the spyware or malware while browsing or downloading. By using three scanning options like Quick scan, Full scan, Custom scan, it removes all the infected files from your PC.
- Cloud-based Online Security: This advanced feature helps in sending the automatic updates to Microsoft regarding the new malware that intrudes your computer. This report helps the Microsoft to develop strong and potential virus definition to remove the viruses and helps in safeguard the User PC.
- Startup or Boot time protection: Windows defender increases the scanning process before the operating system is fully loaded and automatically leads to increase the performance of PC without any breakdowns due to viruses or other threats.
PROS and Cons of Microsoft Windows Defender:
- It is free and reliable software with a simple user-friendly interface and pre-installed on the Windows 10.
- Completely protects your PC from the Malware and Spyware by its effective scanning options.
- Automatically updates the latest virus definitions.
- Very compatible with latest windows version and uses very fewer system resources.
- Scan Speed is not much impressive as other antivirus programs can detect the threats much faster.
- Lacking Advanced customizable scanning options for your computer when compared with another free antivirus.
- Windows Defender can only scan and detect the viruses which ultimately put the system at risk due to some viruses that are not fully removed by this software.
System Specifications of Microsoft Windows Defender:
- Operating System: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
- Needs 1GB RAM and 200MB of Hard Disk Space.
- Internet Access is compulsory for installation and to get updates of Software.
Download Microsoft Windows Defender for Windows
Click the below link to download the latest version of Microsoft Security Essentials. It is Compatible with Windows 7/8/8.1/10.