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Microsoft Security Essentials released!

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by RejZoR, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. RejZoR

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    Microsoft today released a highly anticipated Microsoft Security Essentials. It's a freeware anti-malware protection without any advanced settings or features. But it still provides easy to use and very reliable protection for less knowledgeable users. You don't really have to tweak and adjust anything. It just works. You'll only know about it when it finds a malware. No need for registrations, no subscriptions etc.
    Install and forget. Only thing you'll need is genuine version of Windows. That's the only requirement.
    You do have original Windows right? :wink:

    Official page and download:
    http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials

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    Aye, I started useing this this week, seems quite unobtrusive. My rig feels slightly more responsive compared to before when I was using Avast.
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    im still using the beta and i have no reason to uninstall it.

    its great, it doesnt use hardly any resources at all and give you a thorough real time protection
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    I see no reason why you shouldn't replace beta with final version.
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    Lets just hope that Microsoft doesnt discontinue the service sometime afterwards and starts charging user for fees ;)
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    Unlikely, MSE is a slimmed down version of One Care, the paid version. There wasn't enough take up of it, thats why its now free. Much better for Microsofts reputation to have an OS protected.

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