Microsoft Security Essentials is one of the best free anti-virus and anti-malware system I evaluated. I would recommend that if you are looking for a free anti-virus software please go for it. Windows is always problematic but if there are errors there are solutions and the solution to clean uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials is not a myth and not a big thing but still it can help and save time for those are not able to uninstall this software from any windows version.
You should be able to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials from Control Panel easily but if something happens and system refuses to uninstall it you can use alternative method to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials from your system. A very simple and easy to follow method is given as under:
1. Download Microsoft Security Essentials installer file from Microsoft website and save the file on the root of C Drive of your system.
2. Now open the command prompt and point to C drive (enter C: for C Drive in command prompt)
3. Enter the full name of the downloaded Microsoft Security Essentials File like mssefullinstall-x86fre-en-us-xp.exe in command prompt with a space and /U. The Full command will look like this:
mssefullinstall-x86fre-en-us-xp.exe /U (Please don’t copy and paste this command)
4. Press Enter.
5. Restart your system after the uninstall.