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How to configure Early Launch Anti-Malware Protection in Windows 8


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Posted 25 December 2012 - 09:25 AM

A new tutorial titled How to configure Early Launch Anti-Malware Protection in Windows 8 was added by Lawrence Abrams. Please use this topic to discuss any aspect of this tutorial.

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As malware continues to evolve, more computer infections are starting to use boot drivers to load rootkits and other types of malware early in the boot process. This makes detecting and removing these types of infections much more difficult. Windows 8 includes a very important security feature called Early Launch Antimalware that allows antivirus programs to scan boot drivers for viruses before they are loaded. If the boot driver that is about to initialize is considered malware the antivirus program can then prevent the malicious driver from loading.

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