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"The no-cost model combined with a low impact on your computer's performance means that consumers have fewer barriers to maintaining updated antimalware software on their home computers."

SECURITY & PRIVACY FUNDAMENTALS

Promoting security tools to create a safer Internet

Microsoft knows that people can help protect their computers when they use updated software security tools. We've been working hard to make those tools easier to download and easier to use to help create a safer, more trusted Internet.

In the past, consumers have cited various barriers to maintaining up-to-date antimalware tools on their computers:

  • The renewal and subscription model is confusing.
  • Bloated security suites can slow down your computer.
  • Cost and payment methods aren't feasible.

Microsoft Security Essentials is free* antimalware software designed to protect computers from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. The no-cost model combined with a low impact on your computer’s performance means that consumers have fewer barriers to maintaining updated antimalware software on their home computers. By creating a product that reduces those barriers, Microsoft hopes to encourage millions of users to be more protected. This means that the entire Internet will be more secure. from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. The no-cost model combined with a low impact on your computer’s performance means that consumers have fewer barriers to maintaining updated antimalware software on their home computers. By creating a product that reduces those barriers, Microsoft hopes to encourage millions of users to be more protected. This means that the entire Internet will be more secure.

*Your PC must run genuine Windows to install Microsoft Security Essentials. Learn more about Genuine.

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