Protect your computer
Help protect your PC with Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials helps defend your computer against viruses, worms, Trojans, and other malicious software and provides you with free spyware protection.
Help boost your malware defense
The best kind of protection for your computer is preventive. Get our best tips on helping you guard it from malicious software and other online threats.
Security in Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 10 is the newest web browser from Microsoft. It comes with Windows 8 and will soon be available if you're running Windows 7. Learn more about its enhanced security features.
Protect yourself and your family
Make room for a new PC
Maybe you or someone in your household received a new computer or other device recently? Learn how to get rid of your old one without compromising your privacy.
6 tips to help you stay safer online
Learn essential steps to take to help defend your computer, protect sensitive personal information, keep your passwords secret, and protect your family on the Internet.
How your personal information gets online
Once data gets published online (whether by you, your friends, or an outside organization), it is effectively there forever. Get tips on managing your online presence.
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