GP007, on 21 January 2013 - 14:44, said:
I have to think that they left out some bits from MSE in defender for windows 8 so the rest of the antivirus companies didn't cry antitrust.
x2. Could potentially be viewed as a monopolistic move and regulators would heavily fine Microsoft.
Still, would be nice if they made them available as na optional download or something.
Not that I need it. I'm using the HOSTS file to block all unwanted traffic (pretty cool, check it out: http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm
) and I'm very careful with the stuff I download and execute, so built-in MSE seems to be enough for me.