Source: Building Windows 8
quote: You are both mentioning Windows Defender, but not Security Essentials? Why? They are barely even comparable. Security Essentials is far better.
quote: NOTE: For Windows 8, a clean install also contains the extended Windows Defender technology, which, for the first time incorporates complete antimalware functionality
quote: I can count on one hand the amount of viruses me my wife have had on one hand in the last 2 years.