Windows 10: Webroot v Defender

  1.    17 Feb 2018 #1

    Webroot v Defender

    As a condition of a discount deal with Best Buy I received Webroot. Now BB continually bugs me to download the software. I currently use MS Defender. Is Webroot better than Defender? If I do download Webroot but do want to use it how do I delete it before it replaces Defender?
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  2.    17 Feb 2018 #2

    I haven't seen many advocate Webroot --- it's largely untested -- due to it functioning differently to others.
    From what I gather, it only activates with the execution of malware rather than scan for specific 'signatures' within files.
    I suspect it will therefore be low on resources, but do you trust a last-minute wake-up call?

    WD has improved a lot lately... it just needs to fine-tune false positives -- but it would be the better choice of these two, IMHO.
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    MRG Our Projects (they have some tests of Webroot)
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