VirusScan is an easy-to-use antivirus solution that ensures your PC is protected from viruses,
worms, Trojans, spyware, adware, web dialers, and other malicious threats. VirusScan stops threats coming
from email, instant messaging, Internet downloads, shared files, and more.
Easy to use and always on guard, VirusScan automatically checks for virus updates and software
updates (included FREE with your one-year coverage), so your protection is always up-to-the-minute.
And it's from McAfee Security, the most trusted name in online security.
Proven security that protects against viruses and spyware, McAfee VirusScan detects, blocks, and removes
viruses and spyware, that may result in the loss of your irreplaceable documents, such as digital photos,
family movies, and financial spreadsheets, identity theft and slower PC performance.
- Windows 98/Me/2000 pro/XP
- 300 MHz or higher
- Internet Explorer 5.5 or later
- 64MB RAM
|File Size:||9.54 MB|
|License:||Free to try, $39.95 to buy|
Key Benefits of McAfee VirusScan :
McAfee VirusScan Features:
- Automatic spyware and adware detectionidentifies, blocks, and removes identified potentially
unwanted programs, such as spyware and adware, or other programs that jeopardize your privacy,
identity or simply reduce PC performance.
- Automated, daily signature updates help keep your PC protected from recently discovered virus and spyware threats.
- Comprehensive protection
McAfee VirusScan detects and removes viruses, worms, Trojans and spyware from inbound and
outbound attachments, program files, shared files and more.
- Automatic file protection
VirusScan provides continuous protection and automatically scans for viruses when you save,
modify and access PC files and programs.
- Reduces manual tasks
Computer users are bombarded by pop-ups, warnings, and reminders. VirusScan is designed to
reduce the number of tasks that require your interaction; and it displays messages only when
urgent security-related information is available for your PC.
- Easy to use
VirusScan can be accessed directly from Windows Explorer so you can quickly scan files from
the familiar Explorer screen. And, you can scan e-mail and folders directly from MS Outlook.
- Reliable virus protection
Virus protection is updated automatically when you are connected to the Internet.
- Advanced screening options
VirusScan provides many advanced options including a quarantine feature for suspicious files,
and an easy method for creating a rescue disk to clean boot sector infections.
- Proactive security information
VirusScan integrates with McAfee Security Center to provide up-to-date security information during virus outbreaks.
- E-mail Scanning
VirusScan automatically scans inbound and outbound e-mail and attachments for most popular e-mail clients,
including Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape Mail, Eudora, Pegasus, and others.
- Instant Messenger Scanning
VirusScan scans instant message attachments sent through popular instant messaging programs.
- Spyware Detection
VirusScan can detect potentially unwanted applications like spyware, adware, web dialers and more.
VirusScan detects these applications to protect your data and privacy.
Many of the fastest spreading viruses, like I Love You, use scripts to infect your PC.
ScriptStoppper detects new malicious threats and stops them from infecting your PC.
- MS Outlook Scanning
VirusScan provides scanning of e-mails and e-mail folders directly from MS Outlook so you
can initiate scans using the familiar MS Outlook e-mail interface.
The majority of new viruses are spread through email. The VirusScan WormStopper eliminates
new mass-mailing worms by detecting activity that might indicate a new, undetected worm is active on your PC.
- Hostile Activity Watch Kernel
The Hostile Activity Watch Kernel constantly monitors your computer for virus-like activity
providing even more protection for Internet-based threats. It looks for events that may indicate
new mass-mailers, or attachments with double file extensions. By monitoring for these typically
malicious activities, HAWK notifies you and lets you take action before damage occurs. HAWK saves
you time, and possibly data and money, that could be lost by virus infiltration.
- PDA Synchronization Support
VirusScan 8.0 checks all entry points to your computer including the synchronization process with
your PDA. By eliminating threats that could be transmitted during PDA synchronization, the integrity
of your system cannot be threatened by the PDA entry point and your system is more secure.
- Virus Map and Information Library
You can see how the latest threats are infecting computers worldwide, and then research them via
direct links to the McAfee Virus Information Library.
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