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Microsoft Security Essentials
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Free Freeware
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Dec 1, 2016
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Microsoft Security Essentials Review

Microsoft Security Essentials is a freeware virus detection app filed under antivirus and made available by Microsoft for Windows.

The review for Microsoft Security Essentials has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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Microsoft Security Essentials has been picked by our editors as good software.
Microsoft Security Essentials has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Microsoft Security Essentials against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

Microsoft's real-time free antivirus and spyware protection suite:

Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

Microsoft Security Essentials is a free download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology. It’s easy to tell if your PC is secure - when you’re green, you’re good. It’s that simple.

Microsoft Security Essentials runs quietly and efficiently in the background so that you are free to use your Windows-based PC the way you want - without interruptions or long computer wait times.

Microsoft Security Essentials features and highlights:
  • Fights malware and other malicious software
  • Protects against trojans, spyware, and rootkits
  • Downloads definitions automatically from MS
  • Powered by Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MSMPENG)
  • Disables threats and prompts the user before taking further action
  • Real-time virus protection

Microsoft Security Essentials is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from antivirus without restrictions. Microsoft Security Essentials is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This virus detection software is filed under:
  • Microsoft Security Essentials Download
  • Freeware Antivirus
  • Major release: Microsoft Security Essentials 4.10

Compatibility with this virus detection software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Microsoft.

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