Here is the list of products that the software giant just published, along with their respective links to download Windows 8 Release Preview ready antivirus/malware pre-release software:

Norton by Symantec. Trend Micro. McAfee. F-Secure. Panda Security. Kaspersky. BullGuard.

Note that when you install a new piece of security software, you don’t need to uninstall Windows Defender, because it will disable itself automatically. However, make sure that you uninstall any other piece of software you previously installed to fight viruses and malware, before installing any of the approved software from this list. Update: To get the latest list of antivirus software approved for Windows 8, visit the Microsoft Compatibility Center and use the keyword antivirus. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.