4 out of 5 with 5 ratings

Microsoft Security Essentials Reviews

It's easy and fast

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I don't want to config an anti-virus application a lot to make it work well so MSE is my choice.

The best antivirus that does not need configuration is Bitdefender. More like it has no options for the user to config. It kills anything dangerous and it's paid version has the best database.

I am not replying by the way to a 3 year old comment. I am saying this for people that might see this nad think MSE is good for such a reason.

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With only 17.6 MB MSE is ideal for small virtual machines

about Microsoft Security Essentials and Avast! Free Antivirus · · Helpful Not helpful

Microsoft Security Essentials needs only 17.6 MB on harddisk, Avast Free Antivirus 149 MB.

If you have a virtual machine, which you will keep small in order to copy or backup it on small USB-disks Microsoft Security Essentials is a very good solution because of its very low space demand.

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about Microsoft Security Essentials and Avira Antivirus, AVG AntiVirus, Avast! Free Antivirus · · Helpful Not helpful

By far the best free anti-malware program available. It's easy to use, a single interface, virus signatures updated daily and very light weight on system resources. I cannot recommend this highly enough. Better than AVG, Avast and Avira.
Also, this software wasn't made by Microsoft. It was made by some security software companies that Microsoft acquired.

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about Microsoft Security Essentials and Avira Antivirus, AVG AntiVirus · · Helpful Not helpful

Lightweight, ad-free, free, and easy to manage oh, and it has rootkit protection. Frankly, Security Essentials beats AVG and Avira in my opinion, despite it being created by Microsoft (possibly the only drawback).

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about Microsoft Security Essentials and Norton AntiVirus · · Helpful Not helpful

Fast, free, and gets out of your way. It's the polar opposite of Norton/Symantec. Wonderful app.

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