Dr. Web Antivirus Free Version
Antivirus Free Version is available from the
official website of the antivirus. Dr.Web is a Russia-based IT company that
provides antiviruses for systems. The company provides antiviruses for all
important platforms including Mac, Android, Windows, and Linux. The company
provides two antivirus solutions and one non-signature antivirus for the users.
The two antiviruses for users are Dr.Web Space Security and Dr.Web Antivirus.
The third non signature company provides is Dr.Web KATANA which is free for the
paid users of Dr.Web Space Security and Dr.Web Antivirus.
Antivirus Free Version or the free trial is
available for a period of three-month if you sign up or a period of one month
without signing up. The signed up used will receive a product key in his email,
enabling him to install and use the antivirus freely for the next three months.
The trial version helps to give user a firsthand experience with the software.
The software is extremely useful and provides comprehensive configuration
settings and security components for the users. The users can perform an
express scan for system pathways, a full system scan which also includes hard
drives and a customized scan for particular folders. The user can also choose
to run high-risk emergency scan, a low level scan and a normal (fast) scan.
Antivirus Free Version is the free trial,
which is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7
Vista/XP.System requirements include 500MB RAM, and 700MB system memory
excluding temporary installation files. The antivirus works on heuristic and
definition based malware detection. Heuristic malware detection works by
detecting a malware on the basis of how it behaves in the system. This helps to
spot hidden malware files that seem harmless. Another
feature Dr.Web Space Secure Antivirus has parental control features which
provide parents with full control over what content their kids come in contact
with on the internet. Dr.Web Antivirus however, just acts a basic layer of
protection as it provides the scanning feature and a firewall. The firewall
ensures to protect computer system from network attacks.
Antivirus Free Version offers only a firewall
and a scanner while Dr.Web Space Secure Antivirus Free Version, offers features
such as data loss prevention and parental control. In Data loss prevention
features, the antivirus creates a local copy of the corrupted files or folder,
which helps the user to recover the damaged data. Also, the damaged files are
isolated and kept in a quarantine folder where the user can choose what to do
with them. Both the antiviruses, if bought, comes with an extra security tool
called file decryption, which helps to recover encrypted data.
Antivirus Free Version has a simple interface
which is user friendly and easy for beginners to use as well. Technical support
is available for customers 24×7.The antivirus comes with ransomware protection
and exploits prevention. In Dr.Web Secure Space , there is also a camera and
microphone control combined with authority to block access for removal devices.
Dr.Web Antivirus Free Version provides
a basic security as it only has a scanner and a firewall. Whereas, it lacks
features such as parental control and data loss prevention, that are present in
Dr.Web Space Secure.