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Kaspersky attracts mededingingsklacht about Microsoft in

Kaspersky attracts mededingingsklacht about Microsoft in

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The Russian antivirussoftwaremaker Kaspersky Lab has its mededingingsklacht against Microsoft withdrawn.

That says Kaspersky Lab Thursday in a statement on its website. In June, the complaint was transmitted to the Commission, because Microsoft, his position would abuse his own antivirus software, Microsoft Defender an advantage.

Microsoft Defender in Windows 10 not off completely. In addition, would alternative software to be actively opposed, because there are notifications in the operating system appeared to make the security software enable. The notifications remained according to Kaspersky even appear if another program was installed.

Kaspersky now says that it is satisfied with how Microsoft is with the complaint is handled. Microsoft said on Wednesday on his blog that the closer is going to collaborate with manufacturers of anti-virus software, to ensure that their products will be supported in the upcoming updates for Windows 10. In addition, Microsoft is going to a number of changes in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

The software not only served a complaint with the European Commission, but also by the German competition authority and the Russian counterpart. The complaint in Russia led to a warning for Microsoft. All complaints have now been repealed.

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