How to install and configure the free Microsoft Security Essentials Anti Virus and Anti Spyware software
By Koder at Wed, 02/17/2010 - 01:41
One of the most important pieces of software that needs to go on your computer is your anti virus and anti spyware software. There are a lot to choose from, each claiming superiority over the other. In this article we will walk you through on installing the free anti virus and anti spyware from Microsoft called Microsoft Security Essentials. This is a one stop PC protection against spyware and viruses and have gotten the best reviews recently and is very user friendly and very small on computer resources such as RAM and CPU consumption. Lets get started!
Go to Microsoft's Security Essentials website located at http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/ and click on download now
Click on Run to start the install, if you get a UAC (User Access Control) warning asking if you want to run this program, choose yes
Click Next on the Welcome Screen
Accept the agreement thats presented
You might be asked to validate your copy of Windows, click on Validate