Microsoft may have finally got it right. All I have to do is go to their site and download Microsoft Security Essentials and install the application and it just works. That’s of course after I get the satisfaction of completely ripping off my existing AV solution. Security Essentials has a lower application footprint than any Symantec product on the market, consumes less system resources, and manages pattern file updates and system scans all by itself. In the event you are one of the corporate customers and have opted out of using Forefront and are using some other product like he rest of us. Here are some of the issues we found and have worked though.