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Windows Live Safety Center & Anti-Malware by Microsoft

by Donna Buenaventura / November 1, 2005 5:50 AM PST

Microsoft launched a new service called Windows Live Safety Center.

Windows Live Safety Center is a new, free service designed to help ensure the health of your PC.

- Check for and remove viruses
- Learn about threats
- Improve your PC's performance
- Get rid of junk on your hard disk

Use the full service scan to check everything, or turn to the scanners and information in the service centers to meet your specific needs.

Windows Live Safety Center is currently a BETA service.

Check it out in http://safety.live.com

They also created a new blog: Microsoft Anti-Malware. This blog is created and staffed by Microsoft's Anti-Malware Team.

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(NT) (NT) i ran it took 30 mins nps
by Mark5019 / November 1, 2005 6:18 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Mark, did you ran quick or full scan?
by Donna Buenaventura / November 1, 2005 5:27 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) full
by Mark5019 / November 1, 2005 11:53 PM PST
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Just ran the Program...
by Larry38 / November 1, 2005 11:00 AM PST

It found a couple items in the Recycle Bin, that's all.

For those with dialup, it will take awhile. I had 46.6 KBps and from start to finish took 1hr 50min.

Donna, I posted this on CoU also.


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I ran quick scan only on first try. It took..
by Donna Buenaventura / November 1, 2005 5:30 PM PST

10 minutes. Not sure how long it will take for full scan over here. I'm on broadband so it is maybe less than an hour (hopefully!)

Thanks for sharing in CoU!

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(NT) (NT) Donna, I ran the full Scan.
by Larry38 / November 1, 2005 11:34 PM PST
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Before a win9x user tries this...
by Bob__B / November 1, 2005 9:41 PM PST

Forget it....not supported.

Supported OS's are clearly noted on the home page>not.

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