Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0 Now Available For Download

Posted on Apr 25 2012 - 9:44am by Editorial Staff

Microsoft has released a new version of its Security Essentials anti-virus software bumping it to version 4.0. The 4.0 update has been available in beta form since December 2011 but now moving a step further and provider the software at full extend. The latest update includes some UI enhancements, the usual bug fixes and performance improvements and some changes to the Automatic Remediation feature. The MSE 4.0 release is available via the Microsoft Download Center and the MSE Web site

Microsoft statement to ZDNet: “This update to Microsoft Security Essentials is part of the standard product update release cycle. This service update contains product enhancements to improve performance and user experience. We have improved on Microsoft Security Essentials’ Automatic Remediation, which will automatically quarantine highly harmful threats without prompting the user to take action as well as minor bug fixes in set up, malware remediation and other areas.”

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