You are prompted to upgrade Microsoft Security Essentials to version 4

Symptoms

If you are running a previous version of Microsoft Security Essentials you may notice an action item that prompts you to upgrade to the latest version of the program. You are prompted to do this through the Microsoft Security Essentials user interface, through a pop-up window, or through a "toast" message. Additionally, you may notice an "Important" or "High priority" download, Microsoft Security Essentials Client update package on Microsoft Update that offers an upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Security Essentials.

Important If you are running a beta version of Microsoft Security Essentials, we encourage you to upgrade to the latest version. By upgrading now, you help make sure that you have continuous protection against viruses, against spyware, and against other malicious software.

To determine which version of Microsoft Security Essentials that you are running, click About Microsoft Security Essentials on the Help menu. The Help menu is found on the upper-right corner of the Microsoft Security Essentials Home tab. You can find the Microsoft Security Essentials version number under System Information.

This issue occurs when you use an earlier or unsupported version of Microsoft Security Essentials.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Security Essentials. By upgrading, you help make sure that you have continuous protection against viruses, against spyware, and against other malicious software. To do this, use one of the following methods:

  • Click the Microsoft Security Essentials Home tab, and then click Upgrade Now.
  • On the Help menu, click Upgrade Microsoft Security Essentials.
  • On the Microsoft Security Essentials home page, click Free*Download to install the latest version. To do this. visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials

More Information

For more information about Microsoft Security Essentials, visit: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials

For support information for Microsoft Security Essentials, and any other malware related issue, visit the Virus and Security Solution Center at: http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master
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ID d'article : 2691905 - Dernière mise à jour : 24 avr. 2012 - Révision : 1

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