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Hi All, Does

https://thewirecutter.com/blog/best-antivirus/ Looks like Malwarebytes Premium (MP) is pretty good and I'm thinking of purchasing.

Does Malwarebytes Premium (MP) work OK side-by-side with Windows Defender (WD)? I'm using an up-to-date fully patched Windows 10 pc.

What problems will I run into if I try to use them together? Does Windows Updates normally cause problems with MP? If I have MP installed, will WD get turned off when a monthly Windows 10 update is installed?

Thanks,

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There is one known issue with Device Guard which is a new feature in the latest builds of Windows 10.  This issue should be resolved by the latest beta version of Malwarebytes version 3.5.  You may either turn off Device Guard, or install the Malwarebytes beta by opening Malwarebytes and navigating to Settings>Application and scrolling down the tab until you locate the Beta Application Updates section and turn on the setting beneath it, then scroll back up near the top of the tab until you find the Install Application Updates button and click on it then allow it to download and install the new beta version.  If you do this, be sure to restart your PC once the installation of the beta is complete even if it does not prompt you to do so in order to ensure that the new components/processes/drivers etc. are loaded rather than leaving the original/existing ones in memory.

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