Alternatives to Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials

Version: 4.10.0209.0

Package of security programs that helps protect Windows operating systems

Avast Pro Antivirus

Version: 17.6.3625

Software that blocks malware and protects PCs from viruses

Windows Defender Offline

Version: 4.4.304.0

Anti-malware program that runs on USB or CD

Windows Essentials

Version: 16.4.3503.0728

Suite of tools meant to support your online routine

LICENSE Free Trial version Free Free
LANGUAGE English English English English

Windows 10

Windows 10

Also compatible with

Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Windows 8

Windows 8

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