Microsoft Security Essentials


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Microsoft Security Essentials

An anti-malware suite from Microsoft for Windows XP, Vista and 7. Introduced in September 2009, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) replaced Microsoft's antivirus subscription service (see Windows Live OneCare) and its Defender antispyware software (see Windows Defender). Starting with Windows 8, MSE evolved into Windows Defender.
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Microsoft Security Essentials is compatible with Windows XP SP2 or SP3, Windows Vista and Windows 7 including Windows XP mode on both x32 and x64 PCs.
Microsoft Security Essentials, the company's new anti-malware software, will be available Tuesday, which is today, according Bob Muglia, the president of Microsoft's server and tools division.
Microsoft is strongly suggesting users to move to another Windows OS supporting Microsoft Security Essentials.
Microsoft Security Essentials is a free antivirus product and is available at http://www.
lt;p>In an e-mail Sunday, Microsoft thanked beta testers for their help and said that the polished edition of Microsoft Security Essentials would ship "in the coming weeks.
Microsoft is set to roll out of its free antimalware service, Microsoft Security Essentials, which is scheduled to go live in beta on Tuesday.
lt;p>Microsoft posted the beta of Microsoft Security Essentials to its site yesterday, saying it would cap the downloads at 75,000, which it has reached.

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