“I just recently
purchased a laptop and I am still very new at this. I have enjoyed two months
of free antivirus software that came with my computer, but that will expire soon.
Should I subscribe or is Microsoft Security Essentials as dependable, even
though it’s free?”
Security Essentials is software that helps protect against viruses, spyware,
and other dangerous or annoying software. Yes, it’s free, but we also think
it’s dependable. Of course, we may be biased. Here’s what a few other-unbiased–security experts are saying.
Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal writes, “If you are using Microsoft
Security Essentials, then you already have security software and don’t need
another brand, unless you are unhappy with it.”
Broida of PC World says that if you use Microsoft Security Essentials on
Windows 7, you will have “an extremely well-protected PC.
- The headline from Lifehacker’s
blog reads, “Stop Paying
for Windows Security; Microsoft’s Security Tools Are Good Enough.”