Microsoft Security Essentials is now out…

Microsoft Security Essentials is now out of beta, and Ars Techica is very impressed with it. If you’ve been using the beta version, just telling it to update won’t get you the released version; you have to download and run a new installer. Click the appropriate link for your Windows version:

In other Microsoft news, students (or anyone else with an e-mail address ending in .edu) can buy Windows 7 Home Premium for just $30.