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REVIEW: ADVANCED SYSTEMCARE

Advanced SystemCare

Advanced SystemCare is a computer tool for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 created by IObit. Advanced SystemCare includes a free version and a paid (PRO) version. Functions on both versions include cleaning up computer registries, a disk defragmentation, scan for malware, and clean up broken shortcuts. The Free version includes basic system clean, fix, and optimization, as well as basic protection from security threats. The Pro version includes more automated tools: fuller system tune-up for speed, clean windows registry in depth, automatic and active optimization, malware & spyware scan and removal, 24/7 technical support, automatic updating, and different skins and themes.

The latest version of this program is called Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2013. This is a combination of the existing Advanced SystemCare with an antivirus engine provided by BitDefender. The Version 6.3.0.269 includes: Improved Malware Removal for safer protection; Improved algorithm for faster and deeper scanning in Shortcut Fixer, Cloned Files Scanner, and Disk Explorer; Improved Surfing Protection for safer online surfing and searching; Improved Privacy Sweep for better security; Improved Driver Manager for better hard drive performance; Added more supported languages; and Fixed bugs in previous version.

REVIEW: MALWAREBYTE ANTI-MALWARE

MalwareByte

MalwareByte Anti-Malware is the best software that keeps your computer safe of infecting with any kind of Malwares, Spywares, Trojan… Usually this malwares are causing a big problem to the functioning of your computer. Sometimes is very hard for Anti-Virus program to detect them but MalwareBytes is specially designed software for this kind of hidden infections. Just to know MalwareByte is not an Anti-virus program (you need to have one) it is a program that you need to run periodically so you can protect your computer and stay safe.

1. First Step Install  MalwareByte.

2. Analyze your computer and delete the detected infections.

1. Install the MalwareByte software

INSTALLING AND SETTING UP MICROSOFT SECURITY ESSENTIALS

Microsoft Security Essentials

It is essential for every computer system to be protected from unauthorized access. Your data should be kept private at all time while browsing on the Internet. So, by bringing out these facts we come to the conclusion that having an antivirus installed on your PC is essential. Anyway, there is one big dilemma that must be cleared out. The first question is why you should pay for this kind of service and how much you should pay. The answer to the dilemma is simple. You don’t have to pay a dime for this kind of service thanks to Microsoft Security Essentials. It is the best free antivirus and Internet security software ever announced. All you will need is a licenced copy of your Windows OS.

The first step is to visit the official Microsoft website and search for the Download & Shop button. Here you will be redirected to a screen like the one presented on Figure 1.

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NEWEST ESET SECURITY APPLICATIONS

ESET

While searching for the best antivirus software applications, we decided to test the newest security applications from ESET. ESET as a company always keeps up with the newest trends and reveals new and reliable applications. That is the case with their newest products that came out on the market this year.

For non-business users they have announced two new applications. The first one is called ESET Smart Security 6, and is actually all in one application that contains features like Location tracking, Anti-theft diagnostics, Laptop activity watching, Personal firewall, Out-of-home network, Anti phishing, Anti spyware, Antivirus, Parental control, and many more. All of these features come for free with a single user license. This fact really surprised us a lot. As we were installing the software, we must say that is the easiest application to install on any computer and of course any platform. It works smoothly on any OS that is currently used. With the new Location tracking and Laptop activity features, users can mark the device, track it on a map and watch the thieves via the built-in camera. With the Personal firewall feature your content is kept secure from unauthorized access. Anti-phishing and Antispam features protect your sensitive information like usernames, passwords, bank accounts, and filter your email inbox. The Antivirus and Antispyware are the features that are of biggest concern. We tested these features thoroughly and concluded that ESET found all the threats and cleaned the system for a very quick period. It provides protection from online and offline threats and doesn’t allow malware to spread on other users.

TOP 5 ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE FOR 2012

BitDefender

The question that runs through every computer user’s mind it that “Is my PC safe? ” Considering the fact that most times they are not protected because every day new viruses and malware are born, so despite vendor’s claims, no single antivirus solution, or indeed any one security software, can be relied upon for total protection without safe surfing and computing practices; we need the best antivirus software to put our fears and question to sleep. Antivirus is produces daily, and the market is being bombarded with numerous solutions, some free some paid for, making the users confused and not sure which product is best. Some meet the expectations others do not, which leave the user vulnerable to virus, malware and spyware attacks.

That why I am writing this article to enlighten PC users on the TOP BEST AND PAID ANTIVIRUS software for 2012. This is the list: