System Utilities Tweaking Microsoft Windows Live OneCare

Microsoft Windows Live OneCare 2.5.2900.28 for Windows

by Microsoft Corp.

Avg. Rating 3.1 (359 votes)

File Details

File Size 1.4 MB
License Commercial Demo
Operating System Windows Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 23,786
Publisher Microsoft Corp.
Homepage Microsoft Windows Live OneCare

Publisher's Description

Microsoft Windows Live OneCare is a comprehensive and integrated PC health service that helps protect and maintain your computer with antivirus, firewall, PC maintenance, and file backup and restore functionality. This new service is in beta testing.

Latest Reviews

stevvie

stevvie reviewed v2.5.2900.28 on Aug 27, 2009

OMG, What a long winded and UN-intuitive piece of software. This TOTALLY hosed my network up. I had to do a system restore to get it back. Also is Microsoft in partnership with the Memory manufacturers ? This thing eats memory like it's going out of fashion.

shallot

shallot reviewed v2.5.2900.28 on Aug 27, 2009

Been using it for a month now and works pretty well. By far the best firewall I have seen..I wish MS enables this firewall in the OS by default.

This uses the same engine as "Morro" and this is as good as any of the big names...

sn0wflake

sn0wflake reviewed v2.5.2900.28 on Aug 27, 2009

Timeout on a product that should be free of cost. Imagine buying a car and have to buy seatbelts, airbags, good brakes, etc. later on :P

dougau

dougau reviewed v2.5.2900.24 on Mar 25, 2009

Things that make you go "Humm"

roberttucker

roberttucker reviewed v2.5.2900.24 on Mar 25, 2009

april 30 this will be discontinued

paulm84

paulm84 reviewed v2.5.2900.24 on Mar 25, 2009

it's being discontinued in a few months. so don't even bother using it

reidyn

reidyn reviewed v2.5.2900.22 on Mar 17, 2009

Why is this still being marketed? The product has been scheduled for discontinuation and the antivirus portion is to be made available for free. Who would buy this now? I don't get it.

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v2.5.2900.20 Beta on Nov 12, 2008

slow... buggy...

TomA102210

TomA102210 reviewed v2.5.2900.20 Beta on Nov 10, 2008

This time around I put the evaluations in the hands of the Windows Secrets staff and they gave OneCare a positive review. That was good enough for me. Maybe it's not stellar, but their review this last time around gave it a lot of positive strokes.

eclipsingdivinity

eclipsingdivinity reviewed v2.5.2900.15 on Oct 8, 2008

Fantastic piece of software that is both stable and easy to use. I run it both my Mom's and Sister's PC as well as mine. I'm able to monitor their security status. They both enjoy the program, certainly worth the money...best of all it's light and doesn't conflict with other programs, possibly because it's Microsoft made.

The downside is that it doesn't include kitchen sink features, and it only monitors IE7. However the kitchen sink method always creates slowdown and the basic features in Onecare are more than enough for average user. The monitoring of IE7 is also a good thing, because even if you don't use IE7, a lot of programs including spyware do.

Avg. Rating 3.1 (359 votes)
Your Rating
stevvie

stevvie reviewed v2.5.2900.28 on Aug 27, 2009

OMG, What a long winded and UN-intuitive piece of software. This TOTALLY hosed my network up. I had to do a system restore to get it back. Also is Microsoft in partnership with the Memory manufacturers ? This thing eats memory like it's going out of fashion.

shallot

shallot reviewed v2.5.2900.28 on Aug 27, 2009

Been using it for a month now and works pretty well. By far the best firewall I have seen..I wish MS enables this firewall in the OS by default.

This uses the same engine as "Morro" and this is as good as any of the big names...

sn0wflake

sn0wflake reviewed v2.5.2900.28 on Aug 27, 2009

Timeout on a product that should be free of cost. Imagine buying a car and have to buy seatbelts, airbags, good brakes, etc. later on :P

dougau

dougau reviewed v2.5.2900.24 on Mar 25, 2009

Things that make you go "Humm"

roberttucker

roberttucker reviewed v2.5.2900.24 on Mar 25, 2009

april 30 this will be discontinued

paulm84

paulm84 reviewed v2.5.2900.24 on Mar 25, 2009

it's being discontinued in a few months. so don't even bother using it

reidyn

reidyn reviewed v2.5.2900.22 on Mar 17, 2009

Why is this still being marketed? The product has been scheduled for discontinuation and the antivirus portion is to be made available for free. Who would buy this now? I don't get it.

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v2.5.2900.20 Beta on Nov 12, 2008

slow... buggy...

TomA102210

TomA102210 reviewed v2.5.2900.20 Beta on Nov 10, 2008

This time around I put the evaluations in the hands of the Windows Secrets staff and they gave OneCare a positive review. That was good enough for me. Maybe it's not stellar, but their review this last time around gave it a lot of positive strokes.

eclipsingdivinity

eclipsingdivinity reviewed v2.5.2900.15 on Oct 8, 2008

Fantastic piece of software that is both stable and easy to use. I run it both my Mom's and Sister's PC as well as mine. I'm able to monitor their security status. They both enjoy the program, certainly worth the money...best of all it's light and doesn't conflict with other programs, possibly because it's Microsoft made.

The downside is that it doesn't include kitchen sink features, and it only monitors IE7. However the kitchen sink method always creates slowdown and the basic features in Onecare are more than enough for average user. The monitoring of IE7 is also a good thing, because even if you don't use IE7, a lot of programs including spyware do.

jocampbelljr

jocampbelljr reviewed v2.5.2900.15 on Sep 11, 2008

It has done all I ask of it using with other programs none of which should be used alone. I have the subscrip for windows onecare which runs out in Feb. for its ease of use and it works well with Advanced WindowsCare Personal Edition
of which i am beta on 3 beta 3.0.0

Paradise-FH-

Paradise-FH- reviewed v2.5.2900.15 on Sep 10, 2008

routinely underperforms in terms of protection, is not highly customizable, uses a subpar defragmentater and the list just goes on and on and on.

bbfc

bbfc reviewed v2.5.2900.3 Beta on Jul 1, 2008

Fantastic piece of software.

Doesn't hog resources, runs quietly in the background without interrupting you.

speedwaystar

speedwaystar reviewed v2.5.2900.3 Beta on Jul 1, 2008

When tested against other antivirus software, this routinely comes out bottom of the barrel for detection rates, leak tests, you name it. What more can I say?

Someone reviewed v2.5.2744.0 on Apr 6, 2008

I have only given it a 3 because MS isn't there yet on its security software but give them time and it will be the best. The one problem, among many, is that it doesn't update everyday and in a security software you need this. But in time Ms will get the message and CR88y comanies like Norton will go out of business except for Apple users who can only use this software and they might as well use nothing because Norton gives you no protection.

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