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Malicious pop-up related to Microsoft Security Essentials.

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I got a pop-up message that appered to be from Microsoft Security Essentials, but it seemed to mess with my system. Was it a virus?

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Yes, that was probably a virus to trick you to install another application. Microsoft's software doesn't display unusual pop-ups. In order to avoid such situations, you should install antivirus software and try to reconsider your actions if any malicious pop-ups will appear on your screen.

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