Yesterday, Microsoft Security Essentials completed its first year since its first public debut. Over the past year Microsoft Security Essentials has become one of the trusted no-cost security solutions with 30 million happy customers in 74 different countries around the world.

According to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center, in addition to providing a no-cost security solution to tens of millions of customers that may not have been actively protected before, Microsoft Security Essentials detected nearly 400 million threats over the past year, with customers choosing to remove more than 366 million of those threats. It is advise to use Microsoft Security Essentials, if you don’t want to spend bucks on any security solutions. In short you must try it, instead of using pirated or counterfeited copy of any paid AV package.

Microsoft Security Essentials Celebrates First Birthday

Microsoft Security Essentials impact over Windows Ecosystem

  • Originally introduced in 8 languages and 19 countries around the world, Microsoft Security Essentials is currently available and supported in 25 languages and 74 countries globally.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials is certified by two of the industry’s leading independent certification authorities: International Computer Security Association Labs (ICSA) and West Coast Labs.  It also received the most recent VB100 Award and as well as certification from AV-Test.
  • Beginning in October Microsoft Security Essentials will be made available to small businesses on up to 10 PCs for free.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials was made available for online partner distribution, as a pre-install on OEM PCs and for distribution by publications as covermount software.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials received the PC Advisor Awards 2010 – Best Free Software award and is rated by Consumer Reports as a “Best Buy”.

Courtesy: Windows Team Blog

To learn more about Microsoft Security Essentials, visit the official Microsoft Security Essentials Web site. So, Happy Birthday Microsoft Security Essentials.

3 responses to “Microsoft Security Essentials completes first year with 30 million happy customers”

  1. agasthi Avatar

    i cant update my av via offline update.it shows updation failed.chect for internet connection.

    1. Author Avatar

      Did you try it? Download and Install Offline Updates for Microsoft Security Essentials

  2. Venkatesan Avatar

    I have tried it, its really good one when compare some other enterprise products, and the footprint is very small, one more good thing is it can be installed even already a antivirus product is installed in the machine, which is good when evaluating. very happy with it

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