Microsoft Details New Features In Security Essentials Beta

Earlier today we reported that Microsoft is preparing for the next version of its security program for Windows, Security Essentials 3. The beta invitations were sent out the early beta testers of previous versions and now you can also sign up for the beta.

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.

You can sign up here.

  • Anonymous

    simplified UI? are they going to remove “scan” button because theres nothing else to remove. UI is clean enough :)

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    • Gues

       what they mean by clean UI is no ui 😉

    • Anonymous

      DOS lol

  • Anonymous

    Hopefully its get the Metro UI