said by Mele20:I use Windows Defender on Win 8 as well. And in the browser, using Adblock+ and DoNotTrackMe keeps me away from a lot of bad sites as well.
I never thought I would do this but I now use Windows Defender on Win 8. I don't have problems with Windows Defender. Yeah, I know its detection rate is not very good but it doesn't give me serious headaches for no reason like every other AV does.