Free and convenient, Microsoft Security Essentials is a security solution with the most awaited features in antivirus industry. Great surprise, this free antivirus is to discover and use it without hesitation!
From free to paid antivirus such as NOD32 Antivirus and Avast Free Antivirus, it is essential to have a good antivirus when using Windows. Aware of the potential of this market, the Redmond company launched in 2005 its own utility premium security software called Windows Live OneCare which commercialization was stopped in June 2009. Today we give you a small review about a worthy successor: the free antivirus Microsoft known as MSE!
Microsoft hits hard with Microsoft Security Essentials, translated into many languages and perfectly stable. Completely free, this security solution provides effective security against viruses, spyware, rootkits, trojans and other malware like that. It will work with Windows 7 and Vista 32 and 64 bit Windows XP. Simple and complete, we discover the menu essential to any good antivirus functions. Its resident scanner offers protection in real time, analyzing program activity, downloaded files and attachments of emails. Various scanning modes are available: Full, Quick / 8 minutes, personalized and on demand from the context menu – right click. Not surprisingly, it will be possible to plan and research updates by setting the date, time and type of analysis.
A history indicates deleted files, quarantined and allowed. As for advanced configurations, we can customize the actions of the antivirus according to the alert level. By default, a restore point is created automatically before any action. In addition, you will be allowed to exclude certain folders, file types and processes. Examination of records and devices may, in turn, be activated separately. Through a simple and clean interface, its use is ultimately more childlike.
With the update to version 2.0 Microsoft Security Essentials has adopted a new protection engine with better performance during analysis and cleaning tasks. To fight more effectively against web attacks, the free antivirus Microsoft now integrates directly within the Internet Explorer browser. Finally, it will offer to activate the Windows Firewall during the installation process and is now responsible for controlling network traffic to block such attacks.
If you still use Windows 7, Vista 32/64 bit or Windows XP Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is a good choice for a maximum protection.