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    MS Security Essentials won't install on windows 10

    Just got win 10 on my new build. Went to install ms security essentials and it says windows 10 has windows defender so it doesn't need ms sec essentials, I can't find an answer. Is this true I don't need to install ms security essentials?
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    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...tials-download
    Windows Defender for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10 provides built-in protection against malware. You can't use Microsoft Security Essentials, but you don't need to—Windows Defender is already included and ready to go.

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    Ok if I don't use MS Security Essentials what should I run along with the Defender?
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    I'm not sure what you're asking. Windows Defender REPLACED Windows Security Essentials in Win8+. Did you look at the link I posted?

    You could also run Malwarebytes if you want.

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