Home Forums Windows Help Windows 8 and protection advice Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Windows 8 and protection advice bridge+ 17:08 09 Nov 2012 Locked I am told that Windows 8 as absorbed Security Essentials therefore no need to install protection software such as Norton's lastest offer - any comments would be most welcome since I am not sure what is best practice. bridge+ 08:05 11 Nov 2012 Hi Rdave13, Thanks many much for your advice, much appreciated. I will wait for a couple of months to see what might/might not happen. I agree with the scan length !! This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.