Microsoft Insider

    Learn about powerful tools to help protect your PC plus the latest for digital photography, hardware and Windows mobility.
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        In this edition of Insider, hosts Ari Bixhorn and Chris Flores are all over the Microsoft campus meeting with experts who'll give an inside look at services, hardware and software.

        Learn how Microsoft is making it easier to protect your PC against viruses as well as unwanted e-mail. You'll see some new powerful software for Mobile devices and get a tour of the Digital Image Suite, incredibly user-friendly software.

        Note: These downloads are supported by the following Media Players:
        • Windows Media Player 9 - 100kbps & 300kbps
        • Windows Media Player 8 - 100kbps & 300kbps
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP

        • Required disk space: 98 MB
        • Windows Media Player 6.x or later
        • Internet Explorer 5.x or later
        • MSXML 4.0 SP2
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        DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer

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        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.

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        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.

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        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.

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