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Supported Antimalware Apps For Windows 8 Release Preview

Microsoft has released a list of antivirus programs that supports Windows 8. These include popular brands such as Norton, Kaspersky, McAfee, etc. Windows 8 (Release Preview) has a built-in anti-malware scanner called Windows Defender. However, if you prefer to use any of the antimalware apps listed, Windows Defender will silently turn itself off.

Following are the currently recommended antimalware apps for Windows 8 Release Preview. The companies listed below provide pre-release antimalware apps that they have developed to work with Windows 8 Release Preview.
“Microsoft is actively working with antimalware app developers, including those listed on the page, to ensure the availability of high-quality antimalware apps on Windows 8”.

The above shown list includes almost all major brands available today. You’ll get more details about the news at here.


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