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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Free Antivirus and Microsoft Security Essentials decreases to 12.4 and 11.2 percent each.
Two of the biggest reasons I added Microsoft Security Essentials to this list of the best free antivirus software is because it's directly from Microsoft and also because it's very easy to see if you're computer is secure from threats: if the icon next to your clock is green, you're in good; if it's red, something is wrong.
Pankaj Ukey, Windows Consumer Lead - Microsoft India says "High quality, real-time antivirus protection like that found in Microsoft Security Essentials is a great benefit for genuine Windows PCs Consumers.
According to Youssry, Microsoft Security Essentials can help any computer user t o protect his machine, save time and money and stay productive.
For this reason, Microsoft is announcing that beginning in early October, Microsoft Security Essentials will become free to use for organizations with up to 10 PCs.
Users that haven t managed to grab Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 Beta yet, can still do so, provided they own a valid Windows Live ID.
Microsoft Security Essentials is offered as an additional benefit only for computers running genuine Windows and is being lauded as a great way to stop malicious codes.
"With Microsoft Security Essentials, consumers can get high-quality protection that is easy to get and easy to use - and it won t get in their way."Initially codenamed AaeMorro , the new offering replaces Microsoft s Windows Live OneCare paid-for security suite that was killed at the end of June 2009.
Microsoft Corp (Nasdaq: MSFT) is introducing a new anti-malware service called Microsoft Security Essentials, the software giant said on Monday.
A beta, or test, version of Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) will be publicly available for download beginning Tuesday in Brazil, Israel and the United States.
In April 2013 it said: "This means that XP customers and partners will no longer receive security updates or be able to take advantage of tech support from Microsoft."I Updates for Microsoft Security Essentials, however, will be available until July 2015.
But like in the Windows universe which has Microsoft Security Essentials, Mac too has its own Gatekeeper solution.

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