Security Essentials installation guide
Microsoft Security Essentials is the recommended virus protection solution for all students, affiliated offices, and retirees who may have been using the Symantec Anti-virus solution in the past. Security Essentials is easy to use and to install. However it will be necessary to remove all other virus protection solutions prior to installation as well any Ad-ware/Spyware detection previously installed. It is also recommended that all documentation be reviewed prior to installation in order to verify all system requirements are met.
Security Essentials offers several advanced features that allow you to customize the performance of this solution. It is recommended that once installed, these features should be reviewed and adjusted accordingly.