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June 24, 2011, 06:01:25 PM
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I've been running bitcoin with microsoft security essentials for a long while now, and it has always been able to get blocks.  Port forwarding on my router was simple, it supports UPnP, which I like using.  I discovered that running bitcoin caused MSSE to grind away at the hard drive excessively, so I added the bitcoin data directory to the exceptions list, and it calmed down right away.  I just now added the bitcoin application to the excluded processes list, just in case that might become a problem some day.  I'm running the newest version of Bitcoin, so, maybe that's why it didn't have trouble getting blocks, I dunno.
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July 16, 2011, 04:19:15 PM
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Mine gets blocks as well albeit pretty slow. I am going to try the exclusion and see if that helps speed it up.

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December 06, 2013, 03:03:08 PM
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Is this still a problem with the current version?

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March 14, 2014, 12:36:29 AM
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As far as I know they fixed this one. I've had no trouble with MSSE in regards to the troubles listed in this thread.

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