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    Default Microsoft Security Essentials Beta


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    Default Re: Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    Microsoft: "You've got questions. We've got dancing paperclips."

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    Default Re: Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    I've been using it for a month or so now on all of my PCs.

    Really like the interface and hasn't noticeably slowed any of my PCs down - quite impressed with it really.

    The scan doesn't take that long to run either.
    "If it's not on fire, it has to be a software problem"

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    Its final now, I think. You can get it here

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    Default Re: Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    Yes but don't bother if you use WinXP Pro 64 bit.

    Will not install. I will stay with Avast.

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    Yup, out of Beta as of this morning
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    Default Re: Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    Quote Originally Posted by Sweep View Post
    Yes but don't bother if you use WinXP Pro 64 bit.

    Will not install. I will stay with Avast.
    It installs & runs fine on Vista 64bit though. Just installed it on a machine here, ran a quick scan 950 Gb of data on 5 partitions (2 drives) in 11 minutes.
    Didn't find any nasties but then neither did Avast which I removed to try this one out. I think Avast took about 15 min for a quick scan.
    Only using 7,272 K mem too...
    Last edited by Paul Ramon; 30-09-2009 at 09:43 AM. Reason: add stuff

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    Nice! They've fixed the scan speeds, good stuff
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    Yup, out of Beta as of this morning
    Out of the Beta and onto the fire?

    Wouldn't it be a turn-up for the books if M$ got this right?

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    Default Re: Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    Lets hope one of the techs is able to do a real world test soon

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