Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) - a free antivirus program that protects your computer from malicious software. It helps protect against viruses, spyware and other malware.

Users of Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows 8 and above can download it for free.

It has all the modern anti-virus technologies, such as signature-based scan, the heuristic analysis and cloud security mechanisms.

Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus updates regularly. It works in the background and schedules antivirus scans whenever the computer is idle.

Microsoft Security Essentials bothers the user only when there is an important notification such as a detected threat, or when action from the user is required such as updates and manual scans.

The main advantages of MSE are the following characteristics:

  • Free
  • Low resource requirements
  • Integration with Windows Firewall
  • Protection against Internet threats (integration with Internet Explorer)
  • Dynamic Signature Service
  • Network monitoring system (protection against network exploits)

MSE is very popular in Edmonton, many small and large businesses are using this program for security across their entire network.


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