How to install Microsoft Security Essentials – nyc virus removal

Installing Microsoft Security Essentials is pretty easy, and you don’t have to be an nyc computer technician to do it.  Microsoft Security Essentials is a free anti-virus software program from Microsoft.  It protects against viruses and spyware, and also runs routine scans. 

Before installing the Microsoft Security Essentials, a.k.a. MSSE, please make sure to remove existing anti-virus software.  You never want 2 anti-virus software programs running simultaneously since this will slow down your computer. 

Here is how to install Microsoft Security Essentials:

  1. Remove current anti-virus software – Go to Start->Control Panel-> Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features.  Remove anything that shows Norton, Symantec, Live Update, McAfee, Trend Micro, PcCillin, AVG, Kapersky, or any other existing anti-virus software.  Reboot when prompted after removal.
  2. Install Microsoft Security Essentials – Download Microsoft Security Essentials.  Click on Download Now->Select your operating system->click Open to run.  If you have a pop-up blocker, the pop-up will prompt you to accept this site.  You’ll then need to click back on your browser to again Download, select operating system, and open to run.
  3. Run Microsoft Security Essentials -> Click the Scan button to ensure you have no viruses and spyware.

That’s it.  Just 3 simple steps!  Microsoft Security Essentials is a reliable anti-virus software that doesn’t take too much space or speed which makes it a nice choice.  Oh yeah, it’s free also which isn’t a bad thing.

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