1.    03 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 defender & McAfee


    I am running McAfee internet security on windows 10. My question is should windows defender be on as well? I don't seem to be able to switch it off, it just comes back on after a while. I don't seem to get a definitive answer anywhere.
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  2.    03 Dec 2016 #2
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    I don't have the answer you are looking for, but my advice is to uninstall McAfee and just use Defender.

    When setting up a new computer that comes with McAfee I get the first round of updates, then dump McAfee and make sure Defender is running. In most all cases there is a noticeable increase in the speed of the pc.
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  3.    03 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
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    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.64

    Quote Originally Posted by Caz View Post
    I am running McAfee internet security on windows 10. My question is should windows defender be on as well? I don't seem to be able to switch it off, it just comes back on after a while. I don't seem to get a definitive answer anywhere.
    Do as Bumpkin has put but I would uninstall McAfee Straight away also I would also recommend making sure all traces are removed
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  4.    03 Dec 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    I have been using McAfee for years and this problem has only just appeared.
    A check has just told me SSL is disabled can anyone tell me how to enable it?
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