Which is better Windows Defender or Avast? Q #1) Is Windows Defender better than Avast? Answer: AV- comparatives conducted tests and the results showed that while the detection rate for Windows Defender was 99.5%, Avast anti-virus led by detecting 100% of malware. Avast also has a lot of advanced features that are not available on Windows Defender.
Should I disable Windows Defender if I have Avast? Regardless of which third party (i.e., not Microsoft) anti virus application you choose it will always turn Windows Defender off to prevent conflicts. In answer to your question “will it cause a conflict between defender and avast running simultaneously” the answer is Yes it will.
Is Avast owned by Microsoft?
|Avast Internet Security running on Windows 10|
|Stable release||22.7.6025 / 27 July 2022 (Windows version)|
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS|
|Available in||45 languages|
Is Norton better than Avast? To sum up, Avast is a very capable service, but Norton does the job better. On average, it protects against a wider variety of threats. So, it’s more capable of determining threats based on its well-rounded database.