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Anti-Virus Recommendations for Home Use

This document contains anti-virus recommendations for home use.


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.

Verify that your Windows 10 operating system is updated on your home PC:

Open Windows Defender Windows Security Center on your PC:

Note: Having other anti-virus/anti-malware products installed on your PC may affect the performance of the Windows 10 built-in-real-time antivirus.

It is recommended that Macintosh users install Sophos Home Free for Mac. 

Keywords:Anti-Virus, Home use, Microsoft security essentials, Windows Defender, Sophos   Doc ID:22352
Owner:Kim M.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2012-01-23 10:28 CDTUpdated:2020-03-18 12:49 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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