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Windows Defender Now Better than Half the Competition in New Antivirus Test

Feb 9th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Windows Defender Now Better than Half the Competition in New Antivirus Test

It’s one of the greatest comeback stories in PC antivirus software history. Windows Defender – which was once at the bottom of the pile in terms of antivirus software rankings – is now officially better than half its competition according to a new antivirus test. That antivirus test was released this past week. AV-Test.org published its latest findings and gave a surprisingly good rati

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Microsoft Surprises the World by Acing Antivirus Test

Nov 11th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Microsoft Surprises the World by Acing Antivirus Test

For years, Microsoft has been the laughing stock of the antivirus industry. It seems like every year, we’re posting results from some antivirus test or another that said that programs like Windows Defender did a dismal job of protecting computers. Well, Microsoft is about to feel a little cocky, folks: Microsoft recently aced tests performed by the AV-Test Institute, where it earned a respect

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Best Free Antivirus Software: Avast versus Windows Defender

Aug 1st 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Best Free Antivirus Software: Avast versus Windows Defender

If you’re looking for the best free antivirus software on the market today, then a few popular brand names will keep appearing on your Google searches. You’ll notice that Windows Defender and Avast are two of the most popular PC antivirus programs available to users today. Why are these programs so popular? And which one is better than the other? Today, we’re going to provide a brief comp

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Windows 8 will be better at defending users against malware

Oct 16th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Windows 8 will be better at defending users against malware

Windows 8 will be released later this month, on October 26. Microsoft has high hopes for the operating system. However, users are still wary about some of the improvements that Microsoft has decided to introduce – like the controversial Metro user interface and inability to start directly into the classic Windows mode. But one improvement that users shouldn’t have any problems with is the n

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