Microsoft Security Essentials

  shaduf 20:16 06 Sep 2010
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Until recently I was using Microsoft One Care for all my perceived security needs. Unfortunately it has been discontinued by Microsoft who offer instead at no cost Microsoft Security Essentials.
I have not seen any reference to this suite either on a forum or in a magazine.
It seems a bargain particularly as it is Free and with the addition of things like CCleaner would seem an ideal package.
Does anyone use it ior have any views on it please?

Shaduf

  MAJ 20:19 06 Sep 2010

Yes I use it on one of my computers, it seems to do the job with little user intervention. Haven't had any problems with it so far (a few months).

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:27 06 Sep 2010

If your using VISTA or W7 then MSE + windows own firewall backed up with a free Antispyware such as malwarebytes is all you need.

Howevr if using XP then you need a decent firewall aswell such as Zonealarm.

  john bunyan 23:18 06 Sep 2010

here is just one.

click here

  GANDALF <|:-)> 23:22 06 Sep 2010

Way forward. Download and forget about it.

G

  mooly 08:37 07 Sep 2010

MSE is excellent. Clean up tools for "One care" here which you should do before installing MSE.

click here

  onthelimit 08:41 07 Sep 2010

That's a very useful link - thanks.

  mooly 11:28 07 Sep 2010

and is if on cue,
click here

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