Does Windows Defender support Microsoft Edge browser?

Yes, Windows Defender supports Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft and included with Windows 10. It was released on July 29, 2015 as part of the Windows 10 operating system and replaces Internet Explorer as the default browser for Windows.

One of the features of Microsoft Edge is that it includes Windows Defender SmartScreen, which is part of the Windows Defender Security Center. Windows Defender SmartScreen helps protect against phishing, malware, and other malicious websites. It does this by examining the reputation of the websites you visit and warning you if something looks suspicious or potentially harmful.

Windows Defender also provides protection from malicious files that are downloaded directly from websites or via email. Whenever a file is downloaded, Windows Defender will scan it for viruses and other threats before allowing the download to complete.

In addition to providing protection against malicious websites and files, Windows Defender also scans your device for any known vulnerabilities. It then notifies you when a vulnerability is detected and suggests steps to take to fix it.

To make sure that Microsoft Edge has access to the latest security patches and updates, you should turn on Windows Defender Real-Time Protection. With this enabled, Windows Defender will automatically keep your version of Microsoft Edge up to date with the latest security updates.

In summary, Windows Defender supports Microsoft Edge by helping to protect against malicious websites, providing protection against malicious files, and scanning for known vulnerabilities. To ensure the most complete protection, you should use Windows Defender Real-Time Protection in order to stay up to date with the latest security patches and updates.