Thursday, July 22, 2010

What’s New in the Microsoft Security Essentials beta?

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he Microsoft Security Essentials Beta is a fully functional anti-malware application with ongoing updates to help protect your PC from viruses, spyware and other malicious software throughout the course of the beta. In addition to ongoing virus and spyware definition updates, Microsoft said that they will be providing software updates to the beta for download through Microsoft Update on a periodic basis.
his beta is available only to customers in the United States, Israel (English only), People’s Republic of China (Simplified Chinese only) and Brazil (Brazilian Portuguese only).

This Beta version of Microsoft Security Essentials includes these new features and enhancements to better help protect your computer from threats:

1. Windows® Firewall integration: Microsoft Security Essentials setup allows you to turn on Windows Firewall.
2. Enhanced protection from web-based threats: Microsoft Security Essentials has enhanced integration with Internet Explorer® which helps prevent malicious scripts from running and provides improved protection against web based attacks.
3. New and improved protection engine: The updated engine offers enhanced detection and cleanup capabilities and better performance.

Download Microsoft Security Essential Beta

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