Microsoft offers several free solutions to protect and clean your computer from malicious software and to ensure your computer is secured with the latest security updates. Refer to the following table for descriptions of some of these products.
Cox does not provide support for these products. Refer to Microsoft for additional details.
|Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer||Helps you identify missing security updates and fix common security issues.||Security Analyzer|
|Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool|| |
This tool was compatible with Windows XP through July 14, 2015.
|Malicious Software Removal Tool|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||Guards against viruses, trojans, worms, and spyware. |
Before installing Microsoft Security Essentials, you should uninstall other anti-virus software on your computer. Running more than one anti-virus program at a time could affect your computer performance.
|Microsoft Safety Scanner|| |
The Microsoft Safety Scanner is not a substitute for using an anti-virus software program that provides ongoing protection.