Microsoft Revamps MSN
On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. announced its latest online service: MSN Premium. The new service, for use with broadband Internet connections, will be available to the general public on Jan. 8 and offer a wide range of online features including spam filters, anti-virus capability, a firewall, parental controls, photo management, exclusive multimedia content and multiple e-mail accounts. (Get an inside look at the new service in our
MSN Premium is akin to America Onlines new
In addition to tools, the main GUI integrates applications, many of which are based on brand-name titles. Versions of McAfee VirusScan and McAfee Personal Firewall Plus guard your system against unauthorized intruders, a Microsoft Money app manages your finances, the multimedia encyclopedia is Microsoft Encarta Premium, and a Microsoft PictureIt! release manages photos.
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