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It secured AV-TEST certification in October 2009, having demonstrated its ability to eliminate all widely encountered malware.
It lost that certification in October 2012; in June 2013, MSE achieved the lowest possible protection score, zero.
Microsoft's announcement of its own AV software on November 18, 2008 was met with mixed reactions from the AV industry.
Symantec, Mc Afee and Kaspersky Lab—three competing independent software vendors—dismissed it as an unworthy competitor, but AVG Technologies and Avast Software appreciated its potential to expand the consumers' choice of AV software.
and Microsoft stopped producing automatic definition updates for Windows XP on July 14, 2015 (however, manual definition updates are still available for Windows XP users who run older versions of MSE).
It quarantines detected threats and prompts for user input on how to deal with them.
The license agreement allows home users and small businesses to install and use the product free-of-charge.
However, I only have ONE computer that is protected by AVG so I really don't need or want those extra Zen features loading up, filling up, bogging down, my computer.Built upon the same scanning engine and virus definitions as other Microsoft antivirus products, it provides real-time protection, constantly monitoring activities on the computer, scanning new files as they are created or downloaded, and disabling detected threats.It lacks the One Care personal firewall and the Forefront Endpoint Protection centralized management features.However, Microsoft significantly improved this product during the couple of years preceding February 2018, when MSE achieved AV-TEST's "Top Product" award after detecting 100% of the samples used during its test.
According to a March 2012 report by anti-malware specialist OPSWAT, MSE was the most popular AV product in North America and the second most popular in the world, which has resulted in the appearance of several rogue antivirus programs that try to impersonate it.It includes Network Inspection System (NIS), a network intrusion detection system that works on Windows Vista and Windows 7, as well as a new anti-malware engine that employs heuristics in malware detection.