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By kajell123 ·
Hi guys, I recently installed Microsoft Security Essentials on my laptop. I was wondering, do I need to turn Windows Defender on as well for protection?

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No you do not

by OH Smeg In reply to Windows Defender

Microsoft Security Essentials is the replacement for Windows Defender.

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by wizard57m-cnet Moderator In reply to No you do not

Not only that, but the installation process for MSE will detect
Windows Defender and turn it off! Windows Defender is only
a scan on demand antimalware defense, whereas MS Security
Essentials is an always on defense.

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by kajell123 In reply to No you do not

Thank you very much for the help!

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