Windows Live One Care Protection Plus is the security component in the One Care suite, it consists of three parts: Windows Live One Care Backup and Restore is the component that aids in backing up important files.
Files can be backed up to various recordable media, such as external hard disks, CDs, and DVDs.
Windows Live One Care is a security suite developed by Microsoft.
Because it morphed into a security suite from a smaller antivirus/antispyware suite, we have moved the review over to our Internet Security Suites site.
When the product is activated, the grey message bar at the top of the program disappears, the subscription remains active for 1 year from the date of activation.
Windows Live One Care does not require the operating system to be checked with Windows Genuine Advantage.
If you agree, you may want to remove the distracting notices. To be clear: this will not prevent you from upgrading a computer to Windows 10 in the future. A qualifying computer can be upgraded to Windows 10 from this page any time. Microsoft “re-issued” the core update KB3035583 in October and some people reported finding the upgrade notices starting up again, even though they had gone through this procedure. Microsoft's acquisition of Ge CAD RAV, a core technology of One Care, and their subsequent discontinuation of that product, deprived the GNU/Linux platform (and others) of one of its leading virus scanning tools for e-mail servers, bringing Microsoft's ultimate intentions into question.On 26 January 2006, Windows Live One Care was criticized by Foundstone (a division of the competing Mc Afee anti-virus) for the integrated firewall having default white lists which allow Java applications and digitally signed software to bypass user warnings, since neither of those applications carry assurances that they will not have security flaws or be written with a malicious intent.On 4 July 2007, beta testing started for version 2.0, and the final version was released on 16 November 2007.Microsoft acquired Komoku on 20 March 2008 and merged its computer security software into Windows Live One Care.