The Microsoft Defender app is now available in the Microsoft Store

Overview of Microsoft Defender is now available in the Microsoft Store. It comes with advanced security features in Windows to defend against emerging cyber threats. It keeps your files or data safe and acts as your personal defense against digital threats. It is regularly updated to provide round-the-clock protection against new variants.

The Microsoft Defender app is now available in the Microsoft Store

From malware detection and removal tools to real-time scans and cloud-based protection, Microsoft Defender offers all of these benefits to its users at no additional cost. To use it, all you need to do is get the app from the store while signing into your Microsoft account and install it on up to ten Windows devices.

Before you begin, it’s important to remember that your device must meet all of the minimum requirements to open it. See below for details.

  • Operating System – Xbox, Windows 10 version 19041.0 or higher, Windows 10 version 19041.0 or higher
  • Architecture – x64, x86

Also, for the best experience with Microsoft Defender, your system should meet the following recommended requirements.

  • Operating System – Xbox, Windows 10 version 19041.0 or higher, Windows 10 version 19041.0 or higher
  • Architecture – x64, x86
  • Keypad – Integrated keypad
  • Mouse – Built-in mouse

Once activated, it should start providing you with some protection. However, it will access all your files, devices, apps, programs, and registry. In addition, it will have access to your Internet connection. If you don’t mind this change, go ahead and start using it.

It has been noticed that a number of people, in addition to Microsoft Defender, have third-party cyber security packages also installed on their device as they often prefer them over Windows Defender. So, when 2 similar software are activated at the same time, you may encounter compatibility issues. If this happens, it is recommended to disable Windows Defender.

Visit the Microsoft Store to check it.

Your account is not yet authorized to use Microsoft Defender

If you see this message, it may mean that Microsoft Defender may be planned to be offered as a service and IT administrators may need to sign in with an authorized account. Let’s wait and see!

The Microsoft Defender app is now available in the Microsoft Store

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