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window security essential stops window defender. what is the solutiom

jaffarali asked on
windows defender is used for its update and to stop some programme to load at startup but installing window security essential stops defender to be used. everytime i uninstall security essential and then do my task with defender and then reinstall security essential. is this the policy of microsoft.
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Linney replied on

MSE and some other Anti Spyware programs purposely disable Windows Defender, as a matter of policy and by design, it is not something that you need to worry about in this case as MSE does the same job (and more) as does Windows Defender.



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