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Microsoft Security Essentials Available Through Windows Update


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I have been hearing rumblings lately that Microsoft’s Security Essentials is now available through Windows Update.  The availability of an antivirus application through this type of service means that users will no longer have to scour the web for a link to install it.  So what gives? If your computer is running a Genuine version of Microsoft’s operating system and are currently unprotected (no antivirus software installed) you may soon be greeted with an optional update for Microsoft Security Essentials. The Windows update option may potentially open some doors for a new slew of suits aimed at Microsoft though. Companies that make security solutions like Symanntec, Kaspersky, McAffee and the like will certainly not be happy that the free offering is made available to you so easily.  However, this move by Microsoft does more than just protect end users from malicious applications, it protects Microsoft too.  The question will then Read More..._zZV9qMUqRk

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