Neowin News Feed for: Essentials Neowin News Feed for: Essentials en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Windows Server 2019 Essentials will be the last such edition for small businesses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Citing Microsoft 365 as the preferred successor to the small business version of Windows Server, the company did decide to release one more update after receiving feedback from &quot;influencers&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:54:01 +0000 Microsoft and ESPN launch World Cup Essentials site with exclusive content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft and ESPN have teamed up to launch a new site for the World Cup with a touch-friendly UI, offering news, videos, team profiles, history, exclusive content and lots more from the tournament. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 01 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Windows Server 2012 SKUs revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/521148656w.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has revealed it will sell four versions of its Windows Server 2012 operating system when it becomes available later this fall. However, it won&#039;t offer a version of Small Business Server. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 05 Jul 2012 19:50:54 +0000 Microsoft Security Essentials ranked second last in AV-Test's protection rating <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1690051342Microsoft_Security_Essentials_icon.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's free antivirus solution for all Windows users may be good in terms of usability - in particular, its impact on system performance - but when it comes to actual malware protection, it came almost... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Thu, 05 May 2011 07:38:54 +0000 Microsoft disables links in Messenger to prevent malicious worm <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Some users over the weekend may have noticed that links in Windows Live Messenger 2009 will not work. This temporarily block is to ensure that a malicious worm doesn't spread through anymore computers. The Windows Live... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Sun, 14 Nov 2010 07:34:16 +0000 Microsoft sends out Office and SharePoint 2010 SP1 invites <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/97408376500px-Office2010.svg.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has sent out invitations to lucky participants for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1. For the lucky ones that actually receive an email about the Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 SP1 beta,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Wed, 27 Oct 2010 07:07:32 +0000 Windows Live Sync upgrades to 5GB and rebrands to Live Mesh <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft launched the beta of Windows Live Sync along with Windows Live Essentials 2011, allowing users to sync files and data between PC and PC, and between your PC and the cloud. After the most... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Fri, 27 Aug 2010 20:27:05 +0000 Microsoft Security Essentials gets certified <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1690051342Microsoft_Security_Essentials_icon.jpg" alt="" /></div>, a group with more than 15 years of experience in the area of anti-virus research and data security, has given Microsoft Security Essentials their certificate of approval. They tested 19 anti-virus and security applications... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brandon Boyce) Sat, 21 Aug 2010 15:08:00 +0000 Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta 2 available now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has just released the next major version of the Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta suite. The package comes with a number of improvements, bug fixes and added features. Microsoft originally released a Windows Live Essentials... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Tue, 17 Aug 2010 15:10:50 +0000 Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta 2 due next Tuesday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is planning to release beta 2 of Windows Live Essentials 2011 next Tuesday. According to sources familiar with Microsoft's plans, the software giant will be issuing a second beta update to address a range of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 11 Aug 2010 17:46:04 +0000 Microsoft unveils new Windows Live Essentials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1611203931live_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has taken the wraps off the new Windows Live Essentials which includes the popular programs Windows Live Movie Maker, Mail, Writer, Sync, and Family Safety. The Windows Live team have aimed to ensure that the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 03 Jun 2010 07:55:42 +0000 Microsoft: Trojans like USA, worms prefer Brazil! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Following the public release of Microsoft Security Essentials a few weeks ago, Microsoft has combed its data and released an interesting set of results showing how different infections apply across the 19 countries in which... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 17 Oct 2009 01:05:06 +0000 Microsoft Security Essentials Beta released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1615224140.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is offering it's free anti-virus product, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) to 75,000 lucky people today. The company is offering the product via a beta program and will likely extend the cap of 75,000 downloads... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 23 Jun 2009 14:47:55 +0000 Microsoft set to beta Microsoft Security Essentials June 23 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1125001770.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft confirmed today that they plan to release a public beta of Microsoft Security Essentials (formerly codenamed Morro) on June 23. The free anti-virus product will begin with a beta program next week and an... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 18 Jun 2009 20:20:13 +0000 Morro to be named Microsoft Security Essentials, build leaks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1125001770.png" alt="" /></div>Yesterday Neowin exclusively revealed Microsoft Morro to the world, today we can unveil that Microsoft's new and free Anti-Virus will be named Microsoft Security Essentials. The software product, codenamed &quot;Morro&quot; after a beach in Sao... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 17 Jun 2009 13:37:39 +0000 Microsoft releases Windows Live Essentials build 8064 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/917891355green dark.jpg" alt="" /></div>As we reported a few weeks ago, Microsoft has officially rolled out an update to Windows Live Essentials (Build 8064). If you're not familiar with Windows Live Essentials, it is a suite of applications that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Fri, 13 Feb 2009 14:25:18 +0000 Update: Windows Live Essentials released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1611203931live_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A few hours ago,we announced that Microsoft was preparing the Windows Live Essentials for release on Thursday. From what I and many others understood, there was apparently a new build labeled as the &quot;final... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 08 Jan 2009 07:14:37 +0000 First look at Splinter Cell Essentials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Various online Spanish websites have posted scans from the French Playstation 2 magazine of what looks like a very impressive looking Splinter Cell Essentials for the PSP. Information gleaned from these... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 02 Jan 2006 16:24:44 +0000