Is it ok to run Windows Defender while using avast! anti-virus software?

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Christopher Nerney
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Windows Defender for Windows 7 is anti-spyware software, while avast is anti-virus software (though Windows Defender for Windows 8 apparently has anti-virus capabilities).

http://kb.iu.edu/data/auet.html

From what I've read on various tech support sites, there shouldn't be any conflict.

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