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UBC Mathematics: MathNet FAQ [ Microsoft Security Essential ]



UBC Mathematics: MathNet FAQ [ Microsoft Security Essential ]




Question: I got a message "Sophos X.x will be retired..."?
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Date: Jan 21 2011

We found the free version of Microsoft Security Essential (MSE) can do a much better job and less hassle than Sophos. We encourage users to migrate to MSE.

4 steps Howto

1) Update your Windows OS first. If it needs to reboot, reboot it. Run Update again until there are no more critical update.

Click IExplore -- Safety -- Windows update

2) Uninstall Sophos Antivirus, reboot

3) Uninstall Sophos Update

4) Download / Install MSE from www.microsoft.com

http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

You need to know if you are running 32 or 64 bit Windows XPP or Vista or 7

 
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