How to install and configure the free Microsoft Security Essentials Anti Virus and Anti Spyware software

Microsoft Security Essentials Free Anti Virus and Anti Spyware SoftwareOne 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!

Click on Download Now link for the Microsoft Security Essentials anti virus and anti spyware software

Go to Microsoft's Security Essentials website located at and click on download now

 On User Access Control (UAC) warning click Yes to install the anti virus software

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

Click Next on the Welcome Screen

Accept the licensing agreement 


Accept the agreement thats presented


Click On Validate to Validate your copy of Windows 

You might be asked to validate your copy of Windows, click on Validate