Dr.Web is a Russia-based antivirus provider.
They offer three security solutions for Windows- Dr.Web Security Space, Dr.Web
Antivirus and Dr.Web Katana. Dr.Web version 11.5 support Window XP, which can
be downloaded from the download wizard given on the official website.
Dr.Web Anti-virus for Windows supports Windows
10/8/7/Vista/XP, the required RAM is 512
MB or more. Required free disk space is ~750 MB, excluding temporary files that
will require additional space while installation.Dr.Web Antivirus provides
optimum protection for your windows from malware.
Antivirus for Windows XP offers three methods of
scanning. The user can perform an express scan, that focuses on pathways or a
user can perform a full system scan that scans all drives including external
drives or customized scans. Customized scanning helps a user to perform scans
on particular files and folders. The antivirus uses heuristic behavioral-based
and definition based malware detection. Heuristic malware detection helps
antivirus malicious files based on their characteristics and the way they
behave in a computer system. The antivirus regularly and frequently updates
itself with the help of Dr.Web cloud. Regular updation of definition keeps the
antivirus up-to-date with the latest malware that is in the wild. This
heuristic behavioral detection and definition based detection helps to catch
zero-day exploits in Windows.
web Antivirus for Windows XP allows the user to configure and customize the
software as per the user’s wishes. The user can customize or turn off the
software notifications. Dr.Web Security Space has a data loss prevention
feature that helps to recover data by creating a backup copy of corrupted or
damaged files. There is a separate quarantine manager which isolate the
detected files and gives the user the power to decide whether to restore or
delete the files. Dr.Web Antivirus for Windows lacks other features that are
present only in Dr.Web Security Space such as data loss prevention and parental
lock. Parental lock provided in Dr.Web Security Space has an extensive setting
for parents to monitor their kid’s internet activities.It gives ransomware
protection and prevents exploits.
Antivirus for Windows XP provides advanced settings
for scanning. You can choose a normal (fast) scan, high-risk scan or a
low-level scan. You can toggle on/off various settings such as scanning of LAN,
or Scanning Windows for rootkits. You can turn off heuristic detection, scanning
of loading programs and windows script. The antivirus has a firewall that
offers protection from attacks on the network and can be turned off. The
interface is simple, easy to use and understandable. The advanced settings and
comprehensive configuration settings help the user to personalize the antivirus
as per their wishes. Technical support is available 24×7 and telephonic global
support is also available. Users can submit tickets, but the ticket form is
only available in Russian,However, the agents can speak English and respond
fast. You get a free security tool with your antivirus purchase.Dr.Web Rescue
Pack is provided to paid users. This tool helps to recover encrypted data.