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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 email messages from one or several POP3 email accounts in MSN. For more information, see MSN Explorer: View messages from your POP3 email account.

  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus – MSN Edition: With thousands of new viruses created every day, relying on traditional security updates isn’t enough anymore. McAfee® AntiVirus Plus – MSN Edition instantly detects and blocks viruses, including stopping web threats before they are downloaded to your PC. Reengineered for the fastest PC performance ever, the software’s innovative design simplifies your security experience while offering essential protection. To install McAfee® AntiVirus Plus – MSN Edition, go to the installation 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, 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 email accounts: Combine all your email accounts and access them through MSN.

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