Dear Computer Lady,
I’m a long time fan. Thanks for your newsletter and web site, great info!!! 🙂
The other day I was listening on the radio to a tech show and the host said that once you get Win 10 that you no longer need a virus/malware protection program because they have “finally” made the the Windows Defender do what it is suppose to do. And that it protects the computer faster than any virus protector can and it works at the very heart of your internet connection. And that another virus protector would slow your machine down.
I have never been without virus protection and am a little leery of removing my program.
Can this work?
Thanks in advance, Ginnie
While the Windows Defender program that comes with every version of Windows is better than no antivirus, tests show that it does not perform as well as many other security programs.
If you want to see for yourself, you can check out the independent tests of Anti-Virus software at:
I will continue to use my antivirus software with Windows 10
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