Installing Microsoft Security Essentials

The University is recommending to install Microsoft Security Essentials on any personal computer used by Faculty, Staff, or Students.  Please follow the instructions below to install Microsoft Security Essentials.

Please go to shareware.unc.edu to download Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE).

 

Windows XP

Click on Next.

Click on I accept.

Click on the radio button I do not want to join the program at this time.

Click on Next.

Check the box If no firewall is on, turn on Windows Firewall (Recommend).

Click on Next.

Click on Install.

By default the check box Scan my computer for potential threats ofter getting the latest updates is checked.

Click on Finish.

Windows 7

A Restart is Required for this install.

Click on Yes to allow access for the User Account Control (UAC) to install the client.

Click on Next

Click on I accept.

Click on the radio button I do not want to join the program at this time.

Click on Next

Check the box If no firewall is on, turn on Windows Firewall (Recommend)

Click on Next

Click on Install

By default the check box Scan my computer for potential threats ofter getting the latest updates is checked.

Click on Restart Now