Microsoft Security Essentials is one of the most popular and free anti virus software from Microsoft and it provides one of the best and highest security for PCs. Now Microsoft has released the second version of MSE, the first version was released back in September 2009. The new final release of version 2.0 comes with lots of improvement and better protection against threats. It has enhances protection for web based threats as it now integrates with Internet explorer.
- Windows Firewall integration – During setup, Microsoft Security Essentials will now ask if you would like to turn the Windows Firewall on or off.
- Enhanced protection for web-based threats – Microsoft Security Essentials now integrates with Internet Explorer to provide protection against web-based threats.
- New protection engine – The updated anti-malware engine offers enhanced detection and cleanup capabilities with better performance.
- Network inspection system – Protection against network-based exploits is now built in to Microsoft Security Essentials.
You can download Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 (both 32 bit and 64 bit versions) from Microsoft Download Center.