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Microsoft Security Essentials Fails Another AV-Test Certification

Jan 28th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Microsoft Security Essentials Fails Another AV-Test Certification

AV-Test has once again tested a range of popular antivirus products and Microsoft Security Essentials has once again failed the test. The German-based antivirus testing company released the results of its antivirus test pitting 28 popular programs against one another. Some of the software was free, while other software was paid. The software was tested using 153 pieces of zero-day malware (i

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Windows XP Remains Above 25% Market Share as Aging OS Nears Its D-Day

Jan 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Windows XP Remains Above 25% Market Share as Aging OS Nears Its D-Day

In April, 2014, Windows XP as we know it will be forever changed. Microsoft is officially removing support for Windows XP in April 2014, at which point the operating system will begin being attacked by hackers and malicious forces from all over the world. April 8, 2014, is the date on which support officially ends. It’s also the date that can accurately be called D-Day for Windows XP. The

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Microsoft Security Essentials “Designed to Be Bottom of the Antivirus Rankings”

Sep 30th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Microsoft Security Essentials “Designed to Be Bottom of the Antivirus Rankings”

Microsoft Security Essentials is the basic line of defense between Windows users and the dangers of the internet. Unfortunately, Microsoft Security Essentials, or MSE, routinely fails in independent tests and leaves its users exposed to phishing scams, malware, and other serious threats. For all of these reasons, Microsoft Security Essentials has steadily developed a bad reputation since its re

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Microsoft Security Essentials Fails Major Antivirus Testing

Dec 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft Security Essentials Fails Major Antivirus Testing

Microsoft has invested a lot into its development of Windows 8. One of the most important parts of that operating system is Microsoft Security Essentials, which provides users with a basic first line of defense against viruses, malware, and other threats. Well, at least that’s what Microsoft wants you to think. According to recent testing, Microsoft Security Essentials might not provide a goo

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