Friday, January 07, 2011

Microsoft Security Essentials Update

On 16 December, Microsoft released their latest version of Microsoft Security Essentials - version 2.0.657.0 for both x86 and x64 systems running Windows XP SP2/SP3, F^HVista RTM/SP1/SP2 and Windows 7.

Microsoft Security Essentials is licensed for use as follows (more complete information can be found at and should be carefully read before installing MSSE):


    a. Home Use. If you are a home user, then you may install and use any number of copies of the software on your personal devices for use by people who reside in your household. As a home user, you may not use the software in any commercial, non-profit, or revenue generating business activities.

    b. Small Business. If you operate a small business, then you may install and use the software on up to ten (10) devices in your business.

    c. Restrictions.

        i.The software may not be used on a device running an enterprise version of a Microsoft Windows operating system.

        ii.The software may not be used on devices owned by government or academic institutions.

    d. Separation of Components. The components of the software are licensed as a single unit. You may not separate the components and install them on different devices.

    e. Included Microsoft Programs. The software may contain other Microsoft programs. The license terms with those programs apply to your use of them.


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