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Microsoft to Release Free Anti-Virus Software [groovyNews]

According to the email I received last night, Microsoft is only a few weeks away from releasing the Gold RTM / RTW code for their Free Anti-Virus Product – Microsoft Security Essentials.


As here on groovyPost, the reviews for Microsoft Security Essentials (Code-Name Morrow) have been very positive and since installing it on my Windows 7 machine, I’ve had “0” issues.  All in all, I’m looking forward to the final release.


Update 10/5/09 :


Here’s the email Microsoft sent out to all 75,000 Microsoft Security Essentials Beta Testers:

Dear Beta User,
Thank you for participating in the Microsoft® Security Essentials Beta. Your participation has been instrumental to ensuring the best possible product release quality.
The final version of Microsoft Security Essentials will be released to the public in the coming weeks. If you are running the older version of the beta (1.0.1407.0), we encourage you to upgrade to a newer version of the beta (1.0.1500.0).  To ensure a smoothest possible experience, please follow one of these options:
·        Click  on the ‘Upgrade Now’ button on the Microsoft Security Essentials Home tab. OR
·        Select ‘Upgrade Microsoft Security Essentials’ under the Help drop-down menu
Thank you again for your participation in the Microsoft Security Essentials Beta!
Best regards,
Microsoft Security Essentials Team


Update 10/5/09 :

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