Windows Defender detects and removes known spyware from your computer, which helps make your Internet browsing safer.

software uses automatic definition updates provided by Microsoft
analysts to help detect and remove new threats as the threats are

Improvements in Windows Defender

Enhanced performance through a new scanning engine.

Streamlined, simplified user interface and alerts.

Improved control over programs on your computer using enhanced Software Explorer.

Multiple language support with globalization and localization features.

Protection technologies for all users, whether or not they have administrator rights on the computer.

Support for assistive technology for individuals who have physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments, and disabilities.

Support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

Automatic cleaning according to your settings during regularly scheduled scans.