Microsoft Opens Security Essentials Beta Program

Microsoft has opened their Security Essentials Beta program. The Public Beta program is a fully functional antimalware app with ongoing updates to help protect your PC from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.  In addition to ongoing virus and spyware definition updates, we’ll provide software updates to the Beta for download through Microsoft Update on a periodic basis.  To have these updates installed automatically, you must be subscribed to Microsoft Update with preferences set to Automatically download and install new updates. 

What’s New in the Microsoft Security Essentials Beta?

  • Enhanced protection through automatic malware remediation – The Beta program will clean highly impacting malware infections automatically, with no required user interaction.
  • Enhanced performance – The Beta includes many performance improvements to make sure your PC performance isn’t compromised.
  • Simplified UI – Simplified UI makes Microsoft Security Essentials Beta easier to use.
  • New and improved protection engine – The updated engine offers enhanced detection with cleanup capabilities and better performance.


Download –> Microsoft Security Essentials Public Beta


About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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