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Old 12-21-2012, 12:35 PM   #1
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Question Microsoft Window Security Essential good or not

I have been using original Antivirus for couple of years but now it's license has expired. I have heard that Microsoft Window Security Essential is good free antivirus. Is it correct or should I renew my license of antivus.
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Old 12-21-2012, 02:21 PM   #2
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Hi risnar04

MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) is quite good and its free, whats your OS ?
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:08 AM   #3
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I am using windows 7 Ultimate....
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:55 PM   #4
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You will be able to get it then..
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Yes risnar04 MSE will work fine with your OS
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For MSE being free, it's the best free AV client I have personally tested and I've tested them all.

Personally I use a paid AV client that offers better protection. However MSE is a great choice if you are planning on using best surfing practices and not lurking around in the underbelly of the internet.

I have found a few things I don't like with MSE while testing. 1. Seems when there is an issue with MSE you really can't get support to resolve it. Best to remove it and all settings then re-load fresh. 2. Malware that is self installed often can slip by and seems to be able to disable MSE easier then most paid clients on the market.

Just my personal experiences with it.
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Not everything that Microsoft has released is bad, Microsoft Security Essentials isn't bad its quite good..
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I had a friend who uses MSE on Windows 7 and I believe its poor on protecting the computer (a laptop to be exact) from virus because even though it’s been 3 - 4 months only the performance of the computer already run slow. However, the usage of the space is just nearly 15 – 20 percent. No games or other programs that I believe could affect its performance. Is this really usual?
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Itís been 3 - 4 months only the performance of the computer already run slow
Prob due to junk files etc, try CCleaner (freeware) > CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download (also time for a hardware clean, fans etc) canned air is good.

I have use MSE and found it quite light.
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Prob due to junk files etc, try CCleaner (freeware) > CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download (also time for a hardware clean, fans etc) canned air is good.

I have use MSE and found it quite light.

Thanks for the great advice, *= WildCat =*I'll try it if it could help improve the computers performance.
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