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This section is only relevant for companies that would like to learn more about becoming Microsoft Security Essentials distribution partners. If you're a home or small business customer who would like to download Microsoft Security Essentials, please click the Download button.

Microsoft offers easy ways to redistribute Microsoft Security Essentials:

  • The Link Logo Program allows financial institutions, academic institutions, or any other company or business that has consumer-facing web-based services to offer Microsoft Security Essentials to their customers easily and at no cost. Learn more

  • OEMs and System Builders can pre-install Microsoft Security Essentials on their consumer-bound PCs to provide quality malware protection to their customers out of the box and at no cost. More information is available through your standard account representative or at http://oem.microsoft.com

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Now you can work—and play—on your PC more safely. With Microsoft® Security Essentials, it’s easy to help protect your home or small business PC from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software for FREE* with the same award-winning technology used by millions of consumer and enterprise PCs around the world.

* Internet access fees may apply while downloading.



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