Would Windows 10X Still Need an Antivirus?

Specifically built to power dual-screen and foldable devices, Windows 10X is an operating system that’s first and foremost focused on UWP apps, or modern apps as many people call it.

Available in the Microsoft Store, these apps are checked by Microsoft before going live, so technically, they are supposed to be more secure than the ones that you can download from various sources online.

But because the Microsoft Store hasn’t yet reached its maturity and a lot of popular apps are yet to be updated with a UWP version, Windows 10X just couldn’t ignore Win32 programs if it wanted to be considered a full replacement to Windows 10.

So what Microsoft did in Windows 10X was to introduce containers, a technology that makes it possible for the operating system to emulate Win32 programs in a way that makes it possible to run them securely.

Microsoft has already confirmed that not all Win32 programs would run on Windows 10X despite the addition of containers, but the company … (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.