Windows Defender Beta 2 Coming Soon
"Microsoft tells me that it’s been busy rearchitecting the product–the original was written in Visual Basic, I found out this week–and working to integrate it with Windows Vista. However, that work is just about complete, and we should see Beta 2 soon. It will strongly resemble the Windows Defender client that was first seen in the Windows Vista December CTP."
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Windows AntiSpyware was purchased from GIANT in December of 2004, and went into beta January 2005. Also, the product is written in C++ now, but the BETA 1 release was Visual Basic.
Ron Franczyk (Expert):
Q: Which programming language is Windows Defender written in, is it still VB, because a lot of people were moaning over this?