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Windows 7: Windows Live OneCare

09 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7100 / Windows XP Pro SP3
Windows Live OneCare

Any chances of me getting this to run on Windows all?

If not...what's an alternative (Good ones please)


Total newb here

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09 May 2009   #2


WLOC is being phased out in favor of something being based upon their new enterprise type tool.

In the meantime, There is an entire thread on AV / AM software for Win 7 - read through it.

Which antivirus is best for win7
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09 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 Build 7100 / Windows XP Pro SP3

Thanks for a rather quick response. This free antivirus MS is working on sound interesting. I don't have any income at the moment and free is good at the moment.
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09 May 2009   #4


It is supposed to be better than their previous offerings...but we'll see.
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26 May 2009   #5

Vista Ultimate x64 SP2

I am a perpetual Beta tester for Onecare, and I get the newer builds before they are released to subscribers, and free annual renewable subscriptions.

OneCare is a poor AV product. It only recieves standard certification in recent AV-Comparatives testing. I removed it awhile back as it consistantly missed malware that NOD32 online scanner would catch and clean.


recent Heuristic detection is definitely improving. 3-star certification (advanced+) [May 2009], looks like Microsoft is getting its act together.
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