Download Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials

Version 4.10

Free protection from viruses, malware and spyware. Works with Windows 7 and Windows Vista

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  • High-speed download
  • Checked for viruses
  • Free

This download includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Security Essentials. This download won't work with Windows 8 and 10, which includes their own built-in security tools.

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Cat Ellis

Microsoft Security Essentials gives a decent impression and completes the Windows security concept of user account control, Firewall and secure web browser. This free and easy to use software should especially appeal to inexperienced computer users. 

Cat Ellis

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Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials

Windows users can expect solid basic protection from any harmful worms or viruses with the free Microsoft Security Essentials download. 

The freeware comes with an on-access scanner, which automatically and discreetly monitors file activity, as well as a user-activated on-demand scanner that can search your entire PC or a specified area for harmful content. 

Microsoft Security Essentials work unobtrusively in the background. When the tool finds something, there's a little pop-up that gives you tips on what to do next. In the main menu a clear colour code provides information about the security status of your machine. 

Version 4.x now removes explicitly identified malware automatically. In addition, Microsoft promises a considerably improved performance and simplified interface.

Having trouble downloading this program? Try the 'Manual download' link underneath the green 'Free download' button. If this doesn't help, please send a description of the problem to downloads@futurenet.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

  • High-speed download
  • Checked for viruses
  • Free

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