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MSN Explorer: About the MSN software

The MSN software includes great features like:

  • Highlight and Highlight Viewer: Find search results faster. Navigate to your search results on the page, or simply highlight words while browsing the Web. The Highlight Viewer is a small window that appears on the right side of the browser window when you browse the Web. You can go to a search word quickly by clicking it in the Highlight Viewer. For more information, see MSN Explorer: Find search words in search results using Highlight and Highlight Viewer.

  • Pop-up Guard: Gives you the power to control pop-up windows while you're browsing the Internet.

  • POP3 e-mail support: You can view e-mail messages from one or several POP3 e-mail accounts in MSN. For more information, see MSN Explorer: View messages from your POP3 e-mail account.

  • MSN Virus Guard: An easy-to-use anti-virus solution that helps to protect your computer from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, web dialers, and other malicious threats. MSN Virus Guard also provides automatic file scanning and proactive security information. Help put virus concerns to rest with automatic, always-on virus protection for your computer using MSN Virus Guard. To install MSN Virus Guard, go to the MSN Virus Guard website.

  • Firewall: McAfee Firewall offers protection for your computer and your personal information. The firewall establishes a barrier between your computer and the Internet. It also monitors Internet traffic for suspicious activities. As part of your MSN Premium membership, you can install McAfee Firewall at no extra charge. To install the firewall, go to the McAfee Firewall website.

  • Shared calendars: Share the information in your calendar online with friends and family.

  • Customizable navigation bar: Choose to display text or buttons, add or remove buttons, or change the order of the buttons. For more information, see MSN Explorer: Customize the navigation bar.

  • Dashboard bar parts: The dashboard is made up of different parts that display information you can view and manage.

  • Dashboard customization: Your Inbox, Windows Live Messenger, traffic, stocks, and weather are just a few of the things that you can add to your dashboard.

  • MSN Member Center: Your one-stop shop for information and help with MSN. If you've never been to the MSN Member Center, check it out at the MSN Member Center website.

  • Organize your e-mail accounts: Combine all your e-mail accounts and access them through MSN.

  • Messenger video conversation: Delivers real-time video and audio to make it seem as if you're right there with your friends and family.

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