Sunday, April 19, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Memory-Tech Promises Improved Audio CD Quality With New UHQCD Technology
Sony's 4K Ultra HD TV Lineup Coming In The U.S.
Moore's Law And The Software Industry
Adobe And Windows Zero-Day Exploits Likely Leveraged by Russians In Highly-Targeted Attack
Samsung Logo Removed From Japanese Smartphones
Google Is Getting Serious With Project Loon
New Technology Can Track Detailed Hand Motion
Office Universal apps Coming Next Month On Windows 10 for Phones
Active Discussions
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Question about nero
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Windows Releases Defender Beta 2


Microsoft finally released on Monday the second beta of Windows Defender, formerly known as Windows AntiSpyware.

Beta 2 incorporates a redesigned user interface and new threat level system to inform users of malware. According to Microsoft, the updated version is less intrusive and easier to use.

Windows Defender was officially named in November, and was designed to emphasize on the fact the product isn't just about spyware. The tool came from Microsoft's acquisition of GIANT Software. The Redmond company has bulked up Defender Beta 2 with an improved detection engine and is integrating the technology directly into Windows Vistato the discontent of rival PC makers.

Windows Defender Beta 2 boasts improved "Real Time Protection" that monitors critical areas of the operating system for any changes. Accessibility improvements have also been made, along with support added for 64-bit systems. German and Japanese versions of the software are forthcoming, Microsoft said.

Alongside the branding change, Microsoft's anti-malware engine has been moved to a Windows service and signatures will be delivered through Windows Update. Starting with Beta 2, "Definition Updates" will be listed as available downloads on the site.

Windows Defender Beta 2 is available for download here.


Previous
Next
Alpha-DVD Developer Denies Rootkit Presence        All News        Toshiba, NEC and Fujitsu Agree on PSRAM Specifications for Mobile Devices
Alpha-DVD Developer Denies Rootkit Presence     General Computing News      Microsoft To Compete BlackBerry

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Office Universal apps Coming Next Month On Windows 10 for Phones
New Windows 10 Technical Preview Available for phones
Project Spartan Web Browser Included In Latest Windows 10 Build
Microsoft Lists Windows 10-Compatible Phones
Project Spartan To Feature An Exclusive Rendering Engine
Minimum Specifications For Windows 10
Windows 10 Technical Preview For March Released
Windows 10 to launch this summer in 190 Countries
Windows 10 To Support Biometric Sign-in
Windows 10 Compression Makes The OS More Compact
New Acer Windows Phone Coming At Mobile World Congress
Microsoft Is Bringing asm.js to the Chakra JavaScript Engine in Windows 10

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .