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    Improve your system security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser (MBSA) | Download Free MBSA 2.2 for 32 and 62 bit Windows

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    Many users mainly concentrates only on installing costly Anti-virus products. They don’t think about the security loop holes exist in their Windows 7 or Windows Vista / XP Operating System. It is better to cover the loop holes exist in the OS to avoid the unauthorised access to the system. Microsoft regularly releases its latest Microsoft Baseline security analyzers (MBSA) which scan for missing security updates, rollups and service packs using Microsoft Update technologies. MBSA will also scan for common security misconfigurations (also called Vulnerability Assessment checks) using a known list of less secure settings and configurations for all versions of Windows, Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.0, 6.0 and 6.1, SQL Server 2000 and 2005, Internet Explorer (IE) 5.01 and later, and Office.

    Improve your system security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser (MBSA) Download Free MBSA 2.2 for 32 and 62 bit Windows
    To easily assess the security state of Windows machines, Microsoft offers the free Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) scan tool. MBSA includes a graphical and command line interface that can perform local or remote scans of Microsoft Windows systems.
    Improve your system security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser (MBSA) Download Free MBSA 2.2  for 32 and 62 bit Windows

    Features of Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

    • MBSA 2.2 includes 64-bit installation, security update and vulnerability assessment (VA) checks and support for the latest Windows Update Agent (WUA) and Microsoft Update technologies.
    • MBSA 2.2 runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000 systems.
    • Added the option to choose offline mode from graphical and command-line interfaces.
    • Added support for additional security catalogs (for future use).
    • Added /cabpath command-line option to obtain catalogs from a user-selected directory or network share.
    • Corrected automatic fallback to offline mode if Microsoft Update or WSUS servers are unavailable.
    • Removed download link in completed scan reports since it is no longer possible to accurately identify the correct package in a multi-package download.
    • Improve your system security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser (MBSA) Download Free MBSA 2.2 for  32 and 62 bit Windows

    • Removed product version from cache directory path when using offline catalog (CAB) file.
    • Updated and revised help files to describe new and corrected features.
    • Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
    • Updated graphical user interface.
    • Full support for 64-bit platforms and vulnerability assessment (VA) checks against 64-bit platforms and components.
    • Improved support for Windows XP Embedded platform.
    • Improved support for SQL Server 2005 vulnerability assessment (VA) checks.
    • Automatic Microsoft Update registration and agent update (if selected) using the graphical interface or from the command-line tool using the /ia feature.
    • New feature to output completed scan reports to a user-selected directory path or network share (command-line /rd feature).
    • Windows Server Update Services 2.0 and 3.0 compatibility.

    Improve your system security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser (MBSA) Download Free MBSA 2.2 for  32 and 62 bit Windows

    Download Free Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

    Download Free MBSA for 32 Bit Windows MBSASetup-x64-EN.msi – 1.7MB

    Download Free MBSA for 64 Bit WindowsMBSASetup-x86-EN.msi – 1.6MB

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