Where can I get virus definition updates for Microsoft Security Essential?

Aung Htet April 7, 2012

Where can I get the virus definition update file for Microsoft Security Essential? I want to know the official place for MSE virus definition.

  1. KamilKozyra
    April 8, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    MSE should update them if you click "Update" within the program.

  2. jhpot
    April 8, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    The official place to get these updates is inside Microsoft Security Essentials; there's an easy-to-use update tool here. Alternatively, you can run Windows Update to get the same updates. 

    April 7, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Hello, this might help:


  4. ha14
    April 7, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    Perhaps here
    How to manually download the latest definition updates for Microsoft ...http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971606

    Install the latest Microsoft Security Essentials definition updates