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Microsoft Security Essentials has been identified as the supported solution for home computers.
Microsoft Security Essentials can be downloaded free from this URL: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials
Directions on installing Microsoft Security Essentials can be found here
If you currently have an antivirus software installed on your computer, you will need to un-install the program before you go ahead and install Microsoft Security Essentials.
Information on how to un-install antivirus programs can be found here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/How-do-I-uninstall-antivirus-or-antispyware-programs?mkt=en-us
Note: In Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Defender provides the same level of protection against malware as Microsoft Security Essentials. You can't use Microsoft Security Essentials with Windows 8 and Windows RT, but you don't need to - Windows Defender is already included and ready to go.
If you have any questions, Please contact the Technology Support Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.