Windows

"Improving Virus Protection for Customers"

Language:
English
As part of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative, Microsoft is committed to both working with industry partners and taking significant steps to help customers achieve higher levels of security against viruses and worms.
  • Version:

    1

    File Name:

    virus_protection.doc

    Date Published:

    16/11/2004

    File Size:

    77 KB

      The broader uses of computers and increasing connectivity have sparked a growth in online communication. But while this enables users to communicate and collaborate more effectively, it makes it easier for malicious virus writers to create viruses and worms that spread faster and further.
      As part of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative, Microsoft is committed to both working with industry partners and taking significant steps to help customers achieve higher levels of security against viruses and worms. These steps include:
      • Installing and maintaining antivirus solutions.
      • Improving reliability and performance of antivirus solutions.
      • Extending protection to new applications.
      • Communicating antivirus information.
      This paper contains information about the continuing challenges of viruses and the ongoing Microsoft and partner initiatives to improve virus protection.
      Included in this document:
      • Trustworthy Computing
      • Current Antivirus Challenges
      • Microsoft Progress to Date
      • Moving Forward
      • Conclusion
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows XP

      Microsoft Word or Word viewer

      1. Click Download to start the download.

      2. Copy the file to your computer by clicking the Save button.

Popular Downloads

    • 01

      DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer

      The Microsoft DirectX® End-User Runtime provides updates to 9.0c and previous versions of DirectX — the core Windows® technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.

    • 02

      Malicious Software Removal Tool

      This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.

    • 03

      Microsoft Security Essentials

      Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home or small business PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

    • 04

      Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

      Download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7. It scans your hardware, devices, and installed programs for known compatibility issues, gives you guidance on how to resolve potential issues found, and recommends what to do before you upgrade.

Loading your results, please wait...

Free PC updates

  • Security patches
  • Software updates
  • Service packs
  • Hardware drivers