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Tested: Microsoft’s Windows Defender antivirus is less awful than it used to be

It actually ranked better than some paid competition.
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As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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