Microsoft Security Essentials beta registration opens

For those interested;

New features in the Beta of Microsoft Security Essentials include:
Enhanced protection through automatic malware remediation - The Beta will clean high-impact malware infections automatically, with no required user interaction.
Enhanced performance - The Beta includes many performance improvements to make sure your PC performance isn’t negatively impacted.
Simplified UI - Simplified UI makes Microsoft Security Essentials Beta easier to use.
New and improved protection engine - The updated engine offers enhanced detection and cleanup capabilities.

The Security Essentials team

thanks for the notice
im hoping microsoft has made some improvements

Seems they simplified the GUI… I’m wondering what’s left then 88)

ya that really stood out to me too. whats left to simplify it seemed pretty simple already ;D

One could wish for a Metro-like UI, but I doubt that would happen. :cry:

the beta has been released

im setting it up on my vm now ill take some screenshots and post them

EDIT: added screenshot. the GUI looks almost exactly the same

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150/340 Leaktest;
I wouldn’t even give it a thought of downloading…

It’s just a traditional old fashioned blacklist scanner it will never reach 340 :wink:

Does it already integrate Windows Defender as Microsoft said that Win 8 will ship by default a new version of MSE incorporating an improved version of Windows Defender?

Here is a test on mse 4 beta