Friday, October 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sharp To Produce New Backlight-free LCD Panel For Wearables
New Cameras Boost GoPro's Quarterly Profit
Panasonic AX800 4K ULTRA HD TVs Update Adds Compatibility With Netflix 4K Streaming
YouTube Now Supports 60fps Videos
Samsung Brings Gear S to U.S. Next Week
Corsair Introduces Sabre RGB Mice For Gamers
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity Included with Purchase of Samsung UD590 Monitor or 850 PRO Series SSD
Apple's Tim Cook Declares His Sexual Orientation
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Questions durability monitor LCD
 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
Microsoft Releases New Kinect SDK And Adapter Kit
Windows 10 To Offer Enhanced Security and Identity Protection
Microsoft Is Rolling Out First New Windows 10 Preview Build
DirectX 12 Coming On Windows 10
Internet Explorer and the Windows 10 Preview
Microsoft Previews Windows 10
Microsoft to Announce Windows 9 on September Event: report
Windows 9 Start menu Picture Leaks
Latest Skype For Windows Phone Brings Cortana Integration
Android, Windows Phones To Feature Kill Switches
Microm Introduces Two Windows Phone Devices in India
Browse Your Windows Phone Files With New File Management App

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .