Windows Defender Security Center Experience In Creators Update Explained

New Windows Defender Security Center app coming with the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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In the upcoming Creators Update, a new Windows Defender Security Center making it easy for customers to view and manage security protections, device health and family settings in a centralized location in Windows 10 devices.

Windows Insiders can explore the new experience that includes five pillars, providing you control and visibility of device security, health and online safety experiences.

Virus & threat protection helps you view antivirus protection on the device, be it Windows Defender Antivirus, or other third-party AV software from Microsoft's ecosystem partners, that can be launched directly from this interface.

This new experience also let customer select an AV product, and when the antivirus softwares' subscription expire, Windows Defender Antivirus will kick to keep the protection until further action.

Device performance & health screen provides a single view of all latest Windows updates, drivers, battery life and storage capacity. You can even start fresh with a clean install of Windows using "Refresh Windows" feature, that keep your personal files and some Windows settings intact.

Firewall & network protection, this screen provides information about the network connections and active Windows Firewall settings, as well as links to network troubleshooting information.

Using this App & browser control interface, you can adjust settings for SmartScreen for apps and browsers and that help you stay safer online with warning of about potential malicious sites, downloads and unrecognized apps and files from the Internet.

Family options connects you to the family options page online, providing you with "information about parental controls, setting up good screen time habits, activity reports of kids' online activity and managing controls for purchasing apps and games." This centralized location also provide you with the health and safety view of your family devices.

Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.