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Windows 7: MSE updates?

18 Jun 2010   #51
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I use MSSE and Comodo Firewall and no problems.
I am not sitting behind a router firewall though.


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18 Jun 2010   #52
jsmoline

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I tried comodo. Great firewall but talks way too much and uses way too much resources for me. Online Armor worked much better but I don't like any of the third party firewalls.
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18 Jun 2010   #53
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsmoline View Post
Hello,
I am using MSSE and I noticed that it said that last update was three days ago. I thought this was suppose to update at least once a day. I have windows updates set to fully automatic. Am I missing something? Doesn't Microsoft just update on Tuesdays? Thanks,
John
if you mean Microsoft Security Essentials, then its commonly known as MSE.

there is already a thread about the latest update problems, with some info on how to "fix it" temporarily:
MSE updates?
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18 Jun 2010   #54
jsmoline

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Sorry about the MSSE. MSE from now on. I never got errors and was always able to update with just a click. I have set MSE to scan daily now so it will update daily. It's as good as solved to me. Thanks,
John
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18 Jun 2010   #55
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsmoline View Post
Sorry about the MSSE. MSE from now on. I never got errors and was always able to update with just a click. I have set MSE to scan daily now so it will update daily. It's as good as solved to me. Thanks,
John
I have no one to blame on the MSSE but me.... Stand corrected MSE!
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18 Jun 2010   #56
jsmoline

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Must be where I got it.
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18 Jun 2010   #57
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsmoline View Post
Must be where I got it.
See your first post!
Nobody else corrected it until just recently..
I stand corrected and I resemble that statement.
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18 Jun 2010   #58
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsmoline View Post
Thanks for the info. I have noticed on several occasions that it had not been updated for a couple of days. Not just the last few. By the way, Corrine, where do you stand on third party firewalls? I'm using MSSE and Windows 7 firewall with no outbound protection. I am also behind a router firewall with NAT enabled. I tried Zone Alarm free, but I got BSOD. MSSE and ZA don't seem to get along.
You're welcome.

On Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit), I'm using MSE, Windows 7 Firewall, router and UAC at Default. I also have my favorite WinPatrol PLUS installed. Since I'm a safe surfer (Windows 95 to date, never infected, knock on wood), I am happy with that combination.

I have personal reasons for not wanting to use Comodo software on my computer and have seen many posts here at 7Forums where people have had major problems with ZA.

I suggest you include an alternate anti-malware software in your setup, if you haven't yet. My preference is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware because I know and respect the developers and researchers. However, another good program is Super AntiSpyware.
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18 Jun 2010   #59
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsmoline View Post
Thanks for the info. I have noticed on several occasions that it had not been updated for a couple of days. Not just the last few. By the way, Corrine, where do you stand on third party firewalls? I'm using MSSE and Windows 7 firewall with no outbound protection. I am also behind a router firewall with NAT enabled. I tried Zone Alarm free, but I got BSOD. MSSE and ZA don't seem to get along.
You're welcome.

On Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit), I'm using MSE, Windows 7 Firewall, router and UAC at Default. I also have my favorite WinPatrol PLUS installed. Since I'm a safe surfer (Windows 95 to date, never infected, knock on wood), I am happy with that combination.

I have personal reasons for not wanting to use Comodo software on my computer and have seen many posts here at 7Forums where people have had major problems with ZA.

I suggest you include an alternate anti-malware software in your setup, if you haven't yet. My preference is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware because I know and respect the developers and researchers. However, another good program is Super AntiSpyware.
I use everything you suggested in last paragraph along with MSE AV and Comodo Firewall only.
I am almost on the same page you are except the firewall.
Corrine,
Which FW do you use?
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18 Jun 2010   #60
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Howling Wolves View Post
Corrine,
Which FW do you use?
I use the Windows 7 Firewall.
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