Windows Defender

  scubaseven 00:40 21 Mar 2009
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Hi
Anyway to remove windows defender from my system?
It does not seem to do anything so why have it?
I have several AV and Aspyware so would like to remove it.
cheers

  rdave13 01:19 21 Mar 2009

In Vista then no. You can only disable it. Check it out as it has some uses. In XP then yes.

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  scubaseven 01:26 21 Mar 2009

rdave
cheers
have vista
it has not even opened for about a month or 2
so seems inactive anyway

  rdave13 01:29 21 Mar 2009

It should be updated quite often via Microsoft updates and a scheduled scan set. Open it up to check setting and have a look at what it can show you of running programs etc. I would make sure it's not disabled in Vista in my opinion.

  scubaseven 02:09 21 Mar 2009

cheers

  ened 06:50 21 Mar 2009

I'm curious to know why you don't want it?

"It does not seem to do anything... "

Isn't that what you want - also don't forget it is working in 'realtime' which many freebies do not.

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