from the Publisher:
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,
a most trusted name in online security.
VirusScan Professional Edition includes quick cleanup
of your PC, complete shredding for privacy, and advanced
virus protection for two computers!
- QuickClean Lite
Quickly cleanup your PC with a 'one click' method
of reclaiming disk space, or schedule the cleanup
automatically. QuickClean Lite frees your system
of unwanted files like the Recycle Bin, temporary
files, and others that should be removed on a regular
basis. QuickClean Lite frees up disk space and improves
- Secure Data Shredding
VirusScan Professional adds an extra layer of security
and privacy for data and files by completely removing
them from your computer where they cannot be recovered
by any program, very similar to shredding paper
files. Secure data shredding ensures maximum privacy.
- 2-user License
VirusScan Professional Edition includes a 2-user
license so you can use professional-strength virus
protection on two computers for added value.
- Email Scanning
VirusScan® automatically scans inbound (POP3) and
outbound (SMTP) email and email attachments for
most popular email clients, including Microsoft
Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape Mail, Eudora,
Pegasus, and others. Email scanning provides a first
line of defense from inbound threats before they
arrive in your email inbox, and from outbound virus
proliferation. Email scanning ensures that your
computer's inbox is virus-free.
- Instant Message Scanning
VirusScan now scans instant message attachments
sent through instant messaging clients including
AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, and Windows
Messenger. Instant message scanning provides an
additional layer of security for users of popular
instant message programs.
The majority of new viruses spread through email.
WormStopper stops new mass-mailing worms by detecting
activity that may indicate a new, undetected worm
is active on your PC. WormStopper detects the sending
of email to more than 40 recipients, sending more
than 5 emails in less than 30 seconds, and also
checks for repetitive email content. WormStopper
ensures that a new undetected mass-mailing worm
cannot spread using your computer providing more
security for your PC.
- Detects Spyware, Adware, and Web Dialers
VirusScan can detect potentially unwanted applications
like spyware, adware, web dialers and more. VirusScan
detects these applications to protect your data
Many of the fastest spreading viruses, like I Love
You, use scripts to infect your PC. ScriptStopper
detects new malicious threats and stops them from
infecting your PC. ScriptStopper alerts you of the
attempted activity and will stop actions that are
initiated on your computer without your knowledge.
ScriptStopper detects, alerts, and stops malicious
script actions to keep your computer safe from scripts
involved in virus activity providing an extra layer
of security for your PC.
- MS Outlook Scanning
VirusScan provides scanning of emails and email
folders from within MS Outlook so you can initiate
scans directly from your MS Outlook email interface
at any time.
- Windows Explorer integration
Now you can access VirusScan directly from the familiar
Windows Explorer interface simply by selecting files
and clicking on the VirusScan icon in the Windows
Explorer window. Windows Explorer integration saves
you time while protecting your computer.
VirusScan attempts to automatically clean virus-infected
files when a malicious threat is detected. AutoClean
saves you time while protecting your computer.
- Submit Files to AVERT™
VirusScan now includes the ability to submit suspicious
files from VirusScan directly to the McAfee Antivirus
Emergency Response Team (AVERT) for assessment saving
- Silent Updating
VirusScan and McAfee Security Center provide silent
updating of virus definitions (DATs) when you're
connected to the Internet to ensure that your computer
is always up-to-date.
- Proactive Security Information
VirusScan includes McAfee Security Center to provide
up-to-date security information about your computer
and the latest threats that may affect you. In the
event of a virus outbreak or other security event,
McAfee Security Center immediately warns users of
the malicious threat to eliminate McAfee users being
involved in the spread of a new, undetected threat.
- CD-ROM Drive
- Microsoft® Windows® XP, 2000 Pro, Windows® Me,
- 32MB RAM
- 65MB Hard disk space
- Pentium 100MHz processor or higher
- Internet Explorer 4.01 SP2 or higher
- Internet access for updating