Support for upgrading Windows® Defender

Need information on Upgrading Windows® Defender Beta 2


Windows® Defender is a free program, originally based on third party design that helps you protect your Windows® enabled computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by adware, malware, spyware and other unwanted malicious software. However, the tools and software to compromise your network security are constantly evolving. Thus, Windows® Defender also keeps evolving too.


This article explains about the Windows® Defender Beta 2 and its advantages:




  • About Windows® Defender

  • Windows® Defender Beta 2

  • Benefits of Upgrade



About Windows® Defender



Microsoft® Windows® Defender is free antispyware security solution software developed and maintained by Microsoft®. The Windows® Defender is a freely available download from the Microsoft® website. It provides point-to-point specific protection against malicious software programs like spyware and adware. It is available for Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows® 7. The Windows® Defender is a highly specific in its action and does not carry a firewall component. It only caters to the protection against spyware and adware for your PC.


Windows® Defender allows choosing between three standardized scan modes: Quick Scan, Full Scan and Custom Scan. The quick scan looks for spyware in common locations. Full Scan thoroughly examines the entire file system. The Custom Scan allows the user to specify and pinpoint the folders to check. Windows® Defender scans all essential system components to remove spyware.



Windows® Defender Beta 2



The Windows® Defender Beta 2 is a newer and more improved version of the Windows® Defender that adds a completely redesigned user interface and a brand new threat level system for informing users of malware presence. The Windows® Defender Beta 2 is less intrusive and much easier to use than its predecessor. The design in still based on the GIANT framework. The Windows® Defender Beta 2 now contains a new and improved spyware detection engine and is more tightly integrated with Windows Vista®.



Benefits of Upgrade


The Windows® Defender Beta 2 provides users with some very lucrative upgrades. This is a new and better spyware detection process that is more closely integrated with your operating system. The Windows® Defender Beta 2 provides greater visibility and control, as well as protection, detection and removal from other potentially unwanted software. One of the upgrades for the Windows® Defender Beta 2 is that the malware engine’s updates would now be integrated with the Windows® update feature that would automatically download and alert you to install latest definition updates.


The Windows® Defender Beta 2 is much easier to download and install. The installation process is almost a single click affair and almost anyone can go through it with ease. Also, the Windows® Defender Beta 2 requires no special configurations. This makes it an almost a single click and zero configuration product. This is sure to impress a lot of people.




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