|Language||Multiple – English|
|Operating System||Windows 7|
|Features||Antivirus Scanner, Real Time Protection, Update|
Microsoft Security Essentials is also known as MSE. This is a free antivirus software that provides real-time protection against different types of malicious threats, such as computer viruses, spyware, rootkits, and trojan horses. It runs quietly and efficiently in the background so you’re free to use your Windows-based PC the way you want without interruptions or long computer wait times.
Microsoft Security Essentials provides comprehensive protection for your home or small business PCs. Built upon the same scanning engine and virus definitions as other Microsoft antivirus products. MSE provides real-time protection, which constantly monitoring activities on the computer, scanning new files as they are created or downloaded, and disabling detected threats.
- Automatically checks and downloads the latest virus definitions from Microsoft Update.
- Built upon the same foundation as other Microsoft security products. They all use the same anti-malware engine known as Microsoft Malware Protection Engine and virus definitions..
- Provides real-time protection, constantly monitoring activities on the computer, scanning new files as they are created or downloaded from the Internet.
- Quarantines detected threats and prompts for user input on how to deal with them.
Download Microsoft Security Essentials
Download MSE Virus and Spyware Definitions Update
You must also download and install the MSE Virus Definitions Update after install Microsoft Security Essentials program, both are a package of Offline Installer.
Before installing Microsoft Security Essentials, It is recommend that you uninstall other antivirus software already running on your PC. Running more than one antivirus program at the same time can potentially cause conflicts that affect PC performance.
The product received generally positive reviews praising its user interface, low resource usage and freeware license. MSE achieved the lowest possible protection score. Microsoft has significantly improved this product over last couple of years and in February 2018 MSE has achieved AV-TEST’s Top Product award.