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Q: I can't turn on window defender

 I just got windows 8 and every time i try to run windows defender and i just get a message saying widows defender is not turned on. I do have norton security on right now but that is just a free 60 day trial, is this the reason why i can't turn it on

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Defender turns itself off if it detects another AV program.  This is deliberate to avoid accusations of MS trying to create a monopoly.
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