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Performance and Microsoft Security Essentials Real Time Protection on Server 2008

Is it smart to turn off real time protection for Microsoft Security Essentials on Server 2008? Will this help with performance? I have it running a scan every night.
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Microsoft Security Essentials: MpCmdRun.exe -SignatureUpdate -unc switch does not work

Looking here I can see extracting a downloaded mpam-fe.exe and copying the files to a shared folder should allow me to run the following command from an MSE client so it will pull down the updates ...
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Easiest way to get MS Security Essentials to run for people who turn off their computers?

All the employees at my work shutdown their Windows 7 computers (iMacs running BootCamp) when they leave work. This ends up with people having MS Security Essentials say their computer is at risk, due ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Product Updates

I installed and then uninstalled Microsoft Security Essentials on Server 2008 R2 - after installation I noticed that there were 12 updates on a supposedly fully updated system. I did a little further ...
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Hide SQL Server 2008 from attackers

I am using an MS-SQL Server 2008 instance as back-end DB server for a project. I did some security tests on the machine hosting my project and SQL Server and got the following report on SQL Server: ...
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Timestamp of Last Definition Update for Microsoft Security Essentials via Script

Is there any way to check this via VBScript or Powershell? I have briefly looked at the SecurityCenter and SecurityCenter2 WMI classes, but neither of them look especially useful. It appears the ...
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Can Microsoft Security Essentials be installed remotely to several PCs from one central PC?

I would like to rollout MSE over a network, mange it and update it all remotely. I am sick of having to visit each and every client.
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Should I be concerned at Microsoft Security Essentials network sweep with full scan enabled?

I'm trying out Microsoft Security Essentials on a test computer. I set it to run a full scan last night at 2am, and this morning I noticed a lot of 403s in my Apache error.log coming from that ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials for servers?

Microsoft Security Essentials seems to be a fine, lightweight AV solution, and it's getting a lot of positive reviews. Microsoft is explicitly positioning it as a solution for home PCs, but are there ...