Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I am running a small business, has group of 10 people. I am planning to install security essentials in all machines, Is this enough to keep PCs protected or Is there any other products from microsoft to achieve this.

share|improve this question

closed as not constructive by slhck Oct 19 '12 at 6:48

As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion. If you feel that this question can be improved and possibly reopened, visit the help center for guidance.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

It is perfectly adequate as your resident scanner. It will catch the big stuff before it bites you.

I would recommend using it in conjunction with a good passive scanner because it doesn't always catch the small stuff. You run the passive scanner on a sechdule, say monthly. The free version of Malwarebytes, for example, is a good passive scanner.

share|improve this answer
+1 for advising to run a 'manual' spyware scanner, next to the always-on virus scanner. Virus scanners are seldom very good at catching spyware and trojans. – pleinolijf Oct 12 '12 at 7:39

Security Essentials is a good program and runs quietly on the background as you will be aware. The big plus thing is that it is free - when I had a small business importing food into the country we used SE and it did the job fine. We mainly did emails, but the internet was always going.

I do not see a reason why you wouldn't be able to have it set as your AV program of choice. If you set up your router with a good WiFi password it help you along the way.

Good Luck:-)

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .