Microsoft plans to release the final version of its free antivirus software soon

microsoft-0Microsoft first announced its plans for free security software, the code-named Morro, last November, at the same time the company said it was scrapping its paid Windows Live OneCare product.

Microsoft plans to release the final version of its free antivirus software soon, according to a note sent to testers late Sunday.

Public beta testing of Security Essentials started in June, with Microsoft reaching its goal of 75,000 testers just one day after it issued a call for them.

After some care consideration the final version of Microsoft Security Essentials will be released to the public in the coming weeks