Windows Live OneCare
Are you tired of spending time trying to protect and maintain your computer? Are you worried that you’re still not doing everything you should to keep it safe
and running at optimal performance? If your answer is "Yes," then Windows Live OneCare is for you. Windows Live OneCare is a comprehensive PC care service that goes
beyond security to take an integrated approach to help protect and care for your computer.
Check out the Getting Started Guide.
Review the installation requirements.
Comprehensive, integrated, automatic computer health service
- The Windows Live OneCare health meter gives you a clear, continuous indication of your computer's overall level of protection and performance. If Windows Live OneCare detects anything that you can do to improve the health of your computer, the service will automatically show you what action to take and give you a one-click solution.
- Antivirus and Firewall help protect your computer from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, hackers, and other threats.
- With a click of the mouse, you can directly scan individual files and folders for viruses. You can even check attachments that you receive through MSN Messenger for viruses or worms.
Trustworthy, reliable Backup and Restore
- Windows Live OneCare Backup allows you to copy your important files and settings to CDs, DVDs, or to an external hard disk. Regular backups can help you protect your important data from loss due to accidental deletion, viruses, or hardware or software failure.
- If you use an external hard disk drive, you can configure Windows Live OneCare to perform an automatic backup of your important data as part of your regular Tune-up.
Automated Tune-up for increased performance
- Tune-up takes care of routine maintenance and helps improve your computer's performance. This automated service performs the following functions:
Continual updates provide you with the latest technology
- Windows Live OneCare updates itself automatically to counteract new viruses and other threats, and also works with Microsoft Update to help ensure that your computer is up-to-date with the latest critical security updates from Microsoft.
- Windows Live OneCare continually updates its firewall policy to keep ahead of hackers and make sure that your legitimate programs have the Internet access they need.
- Windows Live OneCare provides continuous feature updates to subscribers, providing you with the latest technologies to help protect you from emerging threats. If you're worried about a new virus or other threat, you can check for updates yourself with a single click.