Downloads:

144,377

Downloads of v 4.5.0216.0:

137,849

Last Update:

8/6/2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Microsoft Security Essentials

4.5.0216.0 | Updated: 8/6/2014

Downloads:

144,377

Downloads of v 4.5.0216.0:

137,849

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Microsoft Security Essentials 4.5.0216.0

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Details

To install Microsoft Security Essentials, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Microsoft Security Essentials, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade microsoftsecurityessentials -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade microsoftsecurityessentials -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure microsoftsecurityessentials installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: microsoftsecurityessentials
    state: present
    version: 4.5.0216.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'microsoftsecurityessentials' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.5.0216.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: microsoftsecurityessentials,
    Version: 4.5.0216.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller microsoftsecurityessentials
{
   Name     = 'microsoftsecurityessentials'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.5.0216.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'microsoftsecurityessentials':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.5.0216.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install microsoftsecurityessentials version="4.5.0216.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 10/26/2014.

Description

Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up-to-date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology.

Microsoft Security Essentials runs quietly and efficiently in the background so you’re free to use your Windows-based PC the way you want—without interruptions or long computer wait times.

Before installing Microsoft Security Essentials, we recommend that you uninstall other antivirus software already running on your PC. Running more than one antivirus program at the same time can potentially cause conflicts that affect PC performance


In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0.657.1 5777 Sunday, May 5, 2013 Unknown
Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0.657.0 751 Sunday, July 1, 2012 Unknown

added the /runwgacheck to the installer


This package has no dependencies.

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