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"The product is free of charge and comes integrated into Windows.""The solution is free.""This product is included in the pricing for Windows.""It is affordable and comes in the Office 365 bundle.""I pay for it through the Windows Professional or Standard license. It is a one-time cost for me, and I use the same license.""This solution is part of Windows and comes included with it."

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Top Answer: Automatic scanning and cleaning of viruses is the best and most valuable feature helping this tool to thrive. If any viruses are found, they are cleaned automatically.
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Microsoft Windows Defender, Windows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint ProtectionCA Threat Manager Total Defense
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Overview
Windows Defender Pro is your first line of defense against spyware and other unwanted software. And in Windows 7, it's easier to use, with simpler notifications, more scanning options, and less impact on your computer's performance.

Total Defense Anti-Virus provides a real-time protection for your PCs that detects and removes any threat, without negative impact on your speed and performance. It prevents your Windows desktops and laptops from being infected by viruses, malware, ransomware, and spyware. It offers free upgrades and automatically updates security multiple times a day so you're always protected from the latest online threats.

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Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and ResortsAmazon, P. C. Richard & Son, Electronic Express, Aaron's, Conn's
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm27%
Aerospace/Defense Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Manufacturing Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider14%
Retailer11%
Media Company9%
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Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise33%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise62%
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Microsoft Defender Antivirus is ranked 1st in Anti-Malware Tools with 19 reviews while Total Defense Anti-Virus is ranked 15th in Anti-Malware Tools. Microsoft Defender Antivirus is rated 8.0, while Total Defense Anti-Virus is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender Antivirus writes "A security implementation that supplies proactive issue resolution with cloud analytics and APT". On the other hand, Microsoft Defender Antivirus is most compared with Symantec End-user Endpoint Security, CrowdStrike Falcon, ESET Endpoint Security, Carbon Black CB Defense and Webroot Business Endpoint Protection, whereas Total Defense Anti-Virus is most compared with Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, Avecto Defendpoint, Norton Security Premium, Malwarebytes and Carbon Black CB Defense.

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