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Windows 7: MSSE Finds the Wilds!

01 Oct 2009   #1
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
MSSE Finds the Wilds!

One thumb up for MS Security Essentials in early tests

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Independent testing lab AV-Test.org has published one of the first reviews of Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's freebie anti-virus package.
The software earned favorable comparison with other free packages, such as AVG and Avast. Detection rates were respectable and the product scored plaudits in avoiding false positives, a perennial problem for anti-virus scanner where legitimate files are detected as potentially malign and put into quarantine, sometimes hobbling systems in the process.


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Sounds awesome so far, well, I wasn't really expecting heuristics detection in it, so I'm not so disappointed by that. Anyone have any good detection stories yet?


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01 Oct 2009   #2
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

As long as it catches most of them Im happy.
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