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Can MS Security Essential and Macfee Virus Software both installed on the same computer at the same time?

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Can MS Security Essential and Macfee Virus Software both installed on the same computer at the same time?

Do I have have remove Mcafee after installing MS Security Essential?
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No.   Remove McAfee *before* installing MSE. See here for a cleanup tool which you should also run as McAfee is notoriusly difficult to remove cleanly: 

http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/msestart/thread/407bf6da-c05d-4546-8788-0aa4c25a1f91


You should never have more than one security product installed on the PC providing active protection/scanning. This can cause performance issues, system instability, and can hinder the effectiveness of both products at providing protection.

-steve



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