Microsoft Security Essentials is the replacement (correction) for
Windows Defender in Vista and Windows 7 to be used instead from
As far as a benefit, it's just another layer of security to help protect
you. Since not all scanners detect everything, it's usually best to have
a few layers to help detect something one of the others may not.
It's up to you, but you might give it a try to see how you like it. You
can always just uninstall later if you should decide to.
> On May 2, 11:39*am, Brink <gu...@newsgroup-email.com> wrote:> > >
> > > Hello GrtArtiste,
> > >
> > > You might consider using "Microsoft Security Essentials" instead. It
> > > will turn off and replace Windows Defender automatically during it's
> > > installation. It provides much better virus, malware, and spyware
> > > protection.
> > >
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
> > >
> > > Hope this helps,
> > > Shawn > >
> I appreciate the reply, but unless there is some significant benefit
> to using Microsoft Security Essentials over what I already have
> MBAM-SAS), I guess I'll stick with what is working now until it
> doesn't. I was just hoping that WD could somehow be corrected...but I
> guess not.
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