15 June 2009

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT-Q23.330.502.19%)...

...is getting ready to unveil a long-anticipated free anti-virus service for personal computers that will compete with products sold by Symantec Corp. (SYMC-Q16.490.613.84%) and McAfee Inc (MFE-N40.430.230.57%) .

A Microsoft spokesman said on Wednesday that the world's biggest software maker is testing an early version of the product with its own employees. Microsoft would “soon” make a trial version, or product beta, available via its website.


James Higham said...

Is that news or do you have a point of view on it?

Neo Conservative said...

simply news, james... this product hasn't been publicly released yet.

i have, however, downloaded and installed "windows 7 rc1" on the laptop and... so far so good.

i use avg free antivirus... it'll be interesting to see how big mother's offering stacks up.