Win7 Home Premium 64 bit and Security Essentials

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by Clair Mervyn, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. Clair Mervyn

    Clair Mervyn Guest

    I am having difficulties getting Security Essentials to download the
    (apparently) enormous signature file. It never finishes downloading over my
    dialup connection before the MS server times out. Is there a way to
    download the sig file another way?

    LuDean
     
    Clair Mervyn, Nov 7, 2009
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  2. Clair Mervyn

    MEB Guest

    You can, make sure you understand what you need and how to...

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971606
    http://www.microsoft.com/SECURITY_ESSENTIALS/support.aspx?mkt=en-us#mainNav
    http://www.microsoft.com/SECURITY_ESSENTIALS/HelpTopic.aspx?mkt=en-us&assetId=e34036a7-7e21-4a69-8ae7-8ab2d3953e32#mainNav

    Which definitions do I need, 32-bit or 64-bit?
    http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Shared/Help.aspx#system_type

    Install the latest Microsoft Security Essentials definition updates
    http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Definitions/HowToMSE.aspx

    Malware Protection Center - Get the latest definitions
    http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Definitions/ADL.aspx

    More help?
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/default.aspx

    Hope this answers your question.

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    MEB, Nov 7, 2009
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  3. Clair Mervyn

    Clair Mervyn Guest

    Thanks MEB! You were a great help.

     
    Clair Mervyn, Nov 8, 2009
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  4. Clair Mervyn

    MEB Guest

    Thanks for posting back. Glad it helped.
     
    MEB, Nov 8, 2009
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  5. MSE Support Forums
    http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/mse
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Nov 8, 2009
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  6. Clair Mervyn

    MEB Guest

    Oops, forgot to put the direct link to that forum again, sorry.
     
    MEB, Nov 8, 2009
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