Security essentials not updating
I go to Microsoft's website to find updates, and it finds no updates for my computer.
I even manually downloaded the new definitions for malware (which I'm not too sure has any effect on the virus protection).
A balloon pops up in the tray, and tells me to click the balloon to fix this problem.
The command prompts you suggested worked as-intended.
var microsoft = microsoft
I also had to make a fresh account just to thank you!