Posts under MSE tag.

What is Microsoft SpyNet and Dynamic Signature Service?

Microsoft SpyNet is a cloud service that allows the users of Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) or Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) to send reports about suspicious software and programs to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) researchers.

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What’s new in Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0?

Five months after the release of MSE v 2 Beta version, Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 final version has just been released. If you are already a user of MSE, you will probably get a notification asking your to update. If […]

Fix it: Microsoft Security Essentials will not uninstall

While one can always easily uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials from the Control Panel, should you find that your are unable to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials, you may try to uninstall it manually or by using a Microsoft Fix it solution.

Security Essentials screensaver scans your PC with MSE, when it is activated

You may recollect that Avast antivirus had a screensaver which scanned your Windows computer when it got activated. The Security Essentials screen-saver does something similar with Microsoft Security Essentials! Security Essentials screensaver If you download and install this Security Essentials […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials – Now for SMBs

Starting October, small businesses can begin using Microsoft Security Essentials on up to 10 PCs in their company at NO COST to provide them with protection from viruses, spyware and other malicious threats. Prior to this licensing change, Microsoft Security […]

PC Security Threats: Virus & Spyware, know the difference!

There are many different types of malware threats on the internet, waiting and ready to get downloaded to your Windows PC,  to compromise and breach your system’s security. Spyware and Virus are most common among them. They are both forms of […]

Microsoft Security Essentials receives AV-Test Certificate with a smile!

The Anti-Virus Research and Data Security Organization AV-Test just finished up spending three months testing 19 security products in the areas of protection, repair and usability. On Monday, August 16th they released the test results, and Microsoft is pleased they have received […]

NEW Microsoft Security Essentials BETA Now Available

Microsoft has announced the beta for the next version of Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft Security Essentials was first released in September 2009 and is designed to help address the ongoing security needs of PCs running genuine Windows – helping keep […]

Safety Scan for Windows 7 & Windows Vista from Microsoft

Have you tried the Windows Vista and Windows 7 edition of the Windows Live safety scanner? While Microsoft may have discontinued OneCare products in favor of Microsoft Security Essentials, it still offers a safety scan for  Windows 7 & Vista […]

Microsoft warns against Security Essentials 2010 !

One of the oldest tricks used by rogue antivirus products is to use a similar name as, or have a similar look and feel to, legitimate security software. It’s been commonplace for them to mimic the Windows Security Center.

Repair Microsoft Security Essentials with Fix MSE Utility

We are pleased to release the Fix MSE Utility v 1.0. This freeware portable utility will reset all the Registry and other settings of Microsoft Security Essentials todefault value. Repair Microsoft Security Essentials Microsoft Security Essentials, is an excellent freeware […]