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

 

After passing validation, click on install1

Step6:
After passing validation, click on Install to start the install 

Click on Finish and Uncheck Scan My Computer

Step7:
Uncheck the "Scan my computer" box and click Finish to finish the install

 

Step8:
Microsoft Security Essentials will now update itself with latest security definitions from Microsoft

Microsoft Security Essentials Home Screen Showing All Ok

Step9:
If it starts a scan, you can cancel it and go to the Home Tab, you can see the status there. All Green means everything is ok and Up to date

Settings for Scheduled Scans

Step10
On the Settings Scheduled Scan tab, you can schedule your normal scans