New Windows 10 Defender app available to Insiders
Microsoft introduced more features with Windows 10 Preview build 14986 than with any other Creators Update build before. One of the highlights of the new build is a revamped Windows Defender, which the company presented back in October, during the Windows 10 Event.
This is the first version of Windows Defender, available to insiders. Therefore, we should expect a few bugs here and there, but Microsoft will work on it in the near future.
“After upgrading to this build, Insiders will have to restart their PC. After that, they can find the dashboard by searching for “Windows Defender” and clicking on the search result that says “Windows Defender/Trusted Windows Store app”. Remember, the dashboard is a work-in-progress and not fully functional just yet.”
The enhanced user interface is the biggest change of the new Windows Defender app. It is completely re-designed in a UWP manner, with the Settings app-like main window, and the hamburger menu on the side. The new app also supports the Dark mode, just like many other UWP apps for Windows 10.
In terms of new features, Microsoft hasn’t changed the functionality of the app drastically. You can still perform all scans and other security actions, just like in the previous version. In fact, Microsoft said that the new app might lack some features at first, but they’ll be added in the future versions.
The new Windows Defender app is for now only available to Windows Insiders, running at least Preview build 14986. Microsoft will probably release the new app to everyone with the Creators Update this Spring.
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