Microsoft Security Essentials Beta Available Now, Capped At 75,000

mse_5f00_thumb_5f00_63fcb6fa1_thumb_64d534a3 News Microsoft Security Essentials (Morro) Beta is now available for download, as announced earlier.

However take note of the following:

  • The beta is only available to those in the US, Israel (English only), People’s Republic of China (Simplified Chinese only) or Brazil (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Downloads will be capped at 75,000 (might still be changed)
  • Distribution of the beta is through Microsoft Connect, so you will need to be registered there with your Windows Live ID
  • Before you can download you will have to fill in a nomination survey (7 questions)

The beta is available in 32- and 64 bits for Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3); Windows Vista; Windows 7 (Beta or Release Candidate) and will require WGA validation.