1.) You must have a Windows Live account to download.
2.) Requires Windows validation (authentication) to begin installation.
3.) Only supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. Both 32-bit and 64-bit!
Hope this helps,
Microsoft Security Essentials beta to be capped at 75,000, kicks off today
Posted by Mary Jo Foley
Just a quick reminder: Microsoft plans to allow the public to download a beta version of ?Morro,? now known as Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) on June 23, starting around 9 a.m. PT.
MSE is the free antivirus/anti-malware product that is replacing Microsoft?s paid Windows Live OneCare subscription service. It is aimed primarily at users who can?t or won?t pay for security software.
Here are the details about today?s beta kick-off: