Microsoft Defender Antivirus Software

Vendor:  Microsoft 

Platforms:  Microsoft Windows 

General Description:  Antivirus software that automatically or manually scans for viruses, malicious, and/or threatening programs.

Scope of License:  Microsoft Defender is built-in to all versions of Microsoft since Window 8.0. Personally owned Windows comuters must have Defender enabled, unless another antivirus package is installed and active. Apple Mac users should acquire an appropriate antivirus package for their computer. Linux users should download the free ClamAV package from their distribution's repository.

Mines Support:  If you have trouble with virus infections, enabling or installing the software, please submit a request at the Mines Help Center.


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