Anti-Virus for Windows 10 Technical Preview

The next version of Windows is Windows 10 which is successor to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Many people ask about Windows 9. Did we miss Windows 9? When it have been released? Well, there is NO Windows 9 and you didn’t miss anything and right after Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, you will see Windows 10. You may want to know about what Windows 10 is look like and what is new and you might ask how can I get involve in improving Windows 10. It is a good opportunity for you to join Windows Insider Program and you have opportunity to try Windows 10 Technical Preview and try it out and if you have any feedback or if something is not working, you may use Feedback form to report it. Important note is this release is Technical Preview and NOT the final one and it will have issues like compatibility , problem with working and installing software and you should NOT install it if you are not confident to resolve problems in Windows or for production and working environment. You may use Windows 10 Technical Preview if you want play around with it and test it and report issues and problem and just play around with it and of course share your idea with Windows team.

One common question is what Anti-Virus software I should install on Windows 10 Technical Preview? Like Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, you already have Windows Defender installed in Windows 10 Technical Preview. It protects you against Virus, Worm, Trojan, Spyware, Adware, Keylogger and other malicious programs. Windows Defender is successor to Microsoft Security Essentials and it is preinstalled in Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Technical Preview.

If you want to install other Anti-Virus software in Windows 10 Technical Preview, it might or might not work. In case that it didn’t work, you should check you are installing the latest version of Anti-Virus software (the one that is working on Windows 8.1) and also look into beta website of Anti-Virus vendor (if exist) and check if they have any beta release for Windows 10. Some Anti-Malware companies might open beta programs for upcoming version of their products and also intend to test it on Windows 10. In addition, if you face any compatibility issue always use Feedback form to report it. For Anti-Virus product you should NEVER run them on compatibility view because they might run but they are unable to completely protect you in compatibility mode. It is recommended to use existing Anti-Malware in Windows 10 Technical Preview which is Windows Defender to protect yourself against malwares.





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