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Windows 7: Windows XP Microsoft Security Essentials Available via MS Update

27 Jun 2014   #1

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Windows XP Microsoft Security Essentials Available via MS Update

So today, I decided to patch up my Windows XP netbook and came across Microsoft Security Essentials in the Software section. I thought Windows XP End of Support (April 8) was the day that MS would stop providing downloads for MSE, so I wondered if it was just an installer, so I checked the update and installed it. It turned out to be the whole program. Is this a loophole that MS didn't close?

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28 Jun 2014   #2

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MSE is getting updates until 2015, in which point it will be discontinued
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