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Windows 7: Spot the mistake

02 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Spot the mistake

Spot the reviewers error in this article: Hands on: Microsoft Security Essentials | News | TechRadar UK
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02 Sep 2009   #2

 
 

For starters there's no comparrison pic to accompany
Quote:
FAMILIAR LOOK: Security Essentials looks very like its predecessors, OneCare and Windows Defender
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02 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Its not currently available for download unless you already subscribed for it on Connect, back when it WAS available.
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02 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Still not the mistake I had in mind
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03 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hmm...
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TechRadar UK
You'll still be part of the SpyNet network - Microsoft's distributed honeypot.
A honeypot is a machine or group of machines which is/are deliberately left without any form of system security. If you are running MSE or indeed any other form of security such as Windows Defender, Windows Firewall or any alternatives available, then you cannot be classed as a honeypot or part thereof.
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03 Sep 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

"Microsoft Security Essentials is now in public beta"

on June 23, wasnt it 'leaked' that day? then the beta started like 2 weeks later.
i think im wrong.
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03 Sep 2009   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

I found the same mistake in two places:
Quote:
UPDATES: The first definition download can take some time - so make a cup of tea
Quote:
SCAN: Scanning for viruses and other malware for the first time with Security Essentials - time to drink that tea
It should of course be coffee.

Kari
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03 Sep 2009   #8

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

not whiskey?
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03 Sep 2009   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
not whiskey?
Not when working!
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03 Sep 2009   #10

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Ok I give up.
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