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    "Not something I recommend in terms of a antivirus."

    November 23, 2013  |   By shayne255


    Not something I recommend this antivirus has let numerous viruses and other nasty stuff on my pc. The fact that Microsoft makes this antivirus is not intriguing. I thought that with version 4.4 there would be some nice memory changes and better security definition updates but I was wrong. As soon as I updated to 4.4 after a day I got 5 trojans that infected my computer. I recommend Avira their antivirus is a lot more nicer with better security definition updates along with the face it is a lot more lighter. I do not recommend MSE at all and the face that Microsoft's antivirus has not gotten a certification at all in the past so many months it just is not wroth it anymore sadly.


    Plenty of cons just read my pro summary.

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  • Reply by Gold Dust on March 18, 2014

    As of April 8th Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft.

  • Reply by SUPERBWON on January 4, 2014

    Spammer!!! Hope you got paid for this spam....TROLL!

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