How good is Microsoft's free antivirus software?

Microsoft has officially unveiled its long-awaited consumer antivirus offering. Formerly code-named “Morro,” it’s now been christened Microsoft Security Essentials, and it will enter public beta testing next week. If you have a licensed copy of Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or above), Windows Vista, or Windows 7, you’ll be able to download and install the software at no additional charge

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download a couple of those exe files from that spam and you’ll find out :wink:


I’ve use live onecare for a few years and had no problem with it, I can only assume that this will be built on that base, we will have to wait and see for the beta testing

sorry… Microsoft… free… something doesn’t sit right there with me - do I spy spamvertising ? :rolleyes: