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Stay up to date – stay secure

Windows 10 makes it easy to keep your PC up to date by automatically checking for the latest updates. You’ll get new features and latest security enhancements to help ensure you’re always protected. Best of all this comes with fewer restarts when using your PC the most; simply set your active hours.

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Windows Defender Antivirus

Windows Defender Antivirus

Keep your PC safe with trusted antivirus protection built-in to Windows 10. Windows Defender Antivirus delivers comprehensive, ongoing and real-time protection against software threats like viruses, malware and spyware across email, apps, the cloud and the web.

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    Nothing to install

    WINDOWS DEFENDER ANTIVIRUS

    Nothing to install

    Complete, built-in and ongoing protection. Standard, nothing to buy. There's nothing to install. No configuration, no subscriptions, and no nagware.1

    Nothing to install

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    Cloud-delivered protection

    WINDOWS DEFENDER ANTIVIRUS

    Cloud-delivered protection

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    Receive the latest threat definitions and the latest threat behavior detection from the cloud to protect your device.1

    Cloud-delivered protection

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    Real-time protection

    WINDOWS DEFENDER ANTIVIRUS

    Real-time protection

    NEW

    Scan and protect your device against viruses and threats in real-time. You can also see the results of your previous scans, and get the latest protection offered by Windows Defender Antivirus.1

    Real-time protection

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    Ransomware protection

    WINDOWS DEFENDER SECURITY CENTER

    Ransomware protection

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    With Controlled folder access you can protect your valuable data and documents from ransomware attacks.1

    Ransomware protection

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    Family options

    WINDOWS DEFENDER SECURITY CENTER

    Family options

    Easy access to managing your children’s online experiences and the devices in your household.1

    Family options

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Microsoft Edge

Windows Defender SmartScreen2 is built into Microsoft Edge which helps keep you protected from malicious websites and downloads.

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Parental controls

Windows lets you set family-protection controls for Windows 10 and Xbox devices, including website access, time limits on devices, and which apps and games can be seen or purchased.

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Windows Firewall

Windows Firewall is designed to keep hackers and malicious software from gaining access to your device through a network or the Internet.

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Find My Device

If your Windows 10 device is lost or stolen, the Find My Device service can ring, lock, and erase your Windows phone or map the location of your device.

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You are the password

Windows Hello is the password-free sign-in that gives you the fastest, most secure way to unlock your Windows devices.3

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* If you continue to use your current version, your computer will still work, but since you won’t continue to receive new security updates, it could become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. To learn more about end of service for Windows 10, version 1507, review the frequently asked questions.

1 Newest functionality requires Windows 10 Creators Update or newer.

2 Internet access fees may apply.

3 Windows Hello biometrics require specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.