Windows Live OneCare available for international markets
Posted on 24-Jan-2007 09:43
Filed under: News
From 30th January users in the United States and 16 other countries will be able to purchase a major release of Windows Live OneCare online or from participating retail stores.
The new Windows Live OneCare release will offer a simpler user experience, featuring unified virus and spyware scanning, flexible file backup options and support for the Windows Vista operating system, which will also be available from 30th January.
Current active OneCare subscribers will be automatically upgraded to this latest release with new features and enhancements while they’re online.
Beta test users will receive a 60% discount off the annual subscription fee when they sign up for the final version of the software.
Windows Live OneCare offers automated protection, maintenance, performance tuning and support for PCs running either Windows XP Service Pack 2 or the Windows Vista operating system. The software continuously delivers new and updated features to subscribers while they’re online.
When running Windows Live OneCare with Windows Vista adopters users will receive real-time anti-virus protection and firewall policies management.
In the United States, Windows Live OneCare is priced at an annual subscription rate of US$49.95 for up to three PCs. The package will be initially available at similar pricing and licensing structures in Australia, Austria, Belgium (Dutch and French), Canada (English and French), France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland (French and German), the United Kingdom and the United States.