Dire warnings in the Security Action CenterIt may be unfortunate, but the reality of the situation cannot be denied - we live in a time where computer viruses, malware, spyware, Trojan horses, keyloggers, and other nefarious dangers are everywhere. Connecting a computer to a network, especially a network connected to the Internet, should never happen without at least the bare minimum of protections.
Microsoft Security Essentials is a decent anti-virus and anti-malware application available for free from Microsoft. It integrates seamlessly with the Windows operating system and takes up very little system resources. Installing Microsoft Security Essentials and running the required initial updates and configuration is relatively straightforward.
As you can see, if your computer has no anti-virus software, you will get some dire warnings in the Security Action Center. You navigate to the Security Action Center through the Control Panel.
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