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    Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    Hackers could have used Microsoft's anti-malware solution to install malware.
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    Re: Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    What if I don't use windows defender? Oh, that's right, you can't turn it off in win10.

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    Re: Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    Quote Originally Posted by aniilv View Post
    What if I don't use windows defender? Oh, that's right, you can't turn it off in win10.
    you can?

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    Re: Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    Quote Originally Posted by aniilv View Post
    What if I don't use windows defender? Oh, that's right, you can't turn it off in win10.
    No, you cannot... because Microsoft are out to take over the world, Apple are hipster idiots and Linux is the only option, etc etc....

    http://www.windowscentral.com/how-pe...der-windows-10

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    Re: Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    Well, you can if you permanently install an alternative antivirus. That said, I was nigh on furious when Windows itself started to complain I hadn't kept mine 100% up to date (these warnings occur whenever my antivirus wants to remind me to update, after a user-specified delay since last time) alongside the antivirus' own warning. (Terrible and frequently (as with right now ) broken internet requires this)

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    Re: Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    I'd hardly be blown away or amazed by the speed at which Microsoft released a fix. I would expect no less for a bug this severe that affects the built-in AV on every supported version of Windows - server *and* desktop.

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    Re: Microsoft swift to fix 'crazy bad' Windows Defender bug

    And that is why i bring my own anti-virus so that i do not have to use Windows "Defender".

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