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Microsoft's antivirus software sees massive improvement in tests

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    For the longest time, Microsoft's antivirus programs have brought up the rear in tests, usually ranking near or in dead last. But recent tests from two respected antivirus testers show Microsoft has greatly improved its antivirus product and in a very short time.

    Germany's AV-Test Institute is something like Consumer Reports for antivirus software. It is the gold standard for AV software testing, and a good review from them can make your product a success. And for quite some time, Microsoft Security Essentials has been a laggard. But for the August tests, the scores improved.

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