Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials

This section describes a free malware protection tool, Security Essentials, from Microsoft for Windows 7 systems.

If you are looking for a free malware protection tool from Microsoft, you can try Security Essentials.

Base on information from Microsoft Web site, here are 3 top reasons to use Security Essentials:

To download Security Essentials, visit http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/mse.aspx.

Note that I failed to install Security Essentials on my Windows 7 system. It gave me a software conflicting error with Forefront Client Security State Assessment Service.

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Windows 7: What is Forefront Client Security?

 Windows 7: Forefront Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: Forefront Configuration Settings

 Windows 7: Forefront Full Scan

 Windows 7: Forefront Log Files

 Windows 7: Forefront Software Explorer

 Windows 7: Forefront Exploring Network Programs

 Windows 7: Forefront Exploring Winsock Services

Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials

 Windows 7: What Is Windows Defender

 Windows 7: Turning on Windows Defender

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

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