Ashampoo AntiVirus is an advanced and user-friendly protection solution whose main purpose is to help users keep their computer at bay from infections, be they viruses, trojans or other forms of malware. The program features a ‘Real-Time Protection‘ function that heuristically guards your PC, detecting a virus the instant it tries to attack your system and countering its effects, so no harm can come to either your machine or the security of your personal information.
This Antivirus Software has four different types of analysis namely ‘Full System Scan’, ‘Quick Scan’, ‘Removable Drives’ and ‘User-Defined’, allowing you to choose whichever best applies to the situation at hand. This Antivirus software is Full System Scan application goes through all your systems, thoroughly checking all the contents of your hard disk, while the ‘Quick Scan’ will only analyze the most important areas and folders. Using the ‘Removable Drives’ option, you can scan USB sticks and other similar devices, in order to make sure they do not infect your computer.
The ‘User-Defined’ scan enables you to manually select the folder or files you want to verify. This specific feature integrates into your Windows context menu, so you can simply right-click an item and choose the option to ‘Scan with this Antivirus software’.
Aside from protecting your machine from malicious attacks, the anti-virus also contains several ‘Tools’, such as ‘File Wiper’, that allows you to completely shred sensitive documents. ‘Internet Cleaner’ can assist you in analyzing your web browsers and detecting all Internet traces (cookies, history, accessed pages, etc) which you can delete with a single press of a button. Other components include ‘StartUp Tuner’, ‘LSP Viewer’ and ‘Hosts File Checker’.
Ashampoo Antivirus is a comprehensive and reliable security tool that enables you to protect yourself and your PC against outside threats, like keyloggers, rootkits, viruses, trojans, spyware and adware, worms and countless other dangers.
Ashampoo Antivirus Features
- Unique: Dual-engine virus and malware scanner
- Real-time virus, ransomware and malware protection
- Centerpiece: Four layers of protection against any threat
- Hourly updates: Up-to-date protection against 300,000 new threats every day
- Handy: Cleaning and file recovery features
- Resource-friendly background operation
- Detailed action logs for post-analysis
- Browsing protection for hassle-free web surfing
- Real-time file guard with a lightning-fast dual-engine scanner
- Neutralize zero-day threats with advanced behavior analysis
- Stop ransomware before it strikes with Anti-Ransomware
- Powerful real-time protection without performance overhead
Ashampoo Antivirus Benefits
For total protection, this Antivirus software employs four security systems in parallel to track and eliminate threats. No matter what hits you, this Antivirus software would take care of it.
1. Browsing protection
In case you’re accidentally visiting a site infected with trojans, spyware or other malware, this Antivirus software will keep you safe and block all connection attempts.
2. Real-time file protection
Real-time protection means downloaded or modified files are scanned live via a blazing fast dual-engine scanner. And best of all even though you’re protected 24/7, you won’t notice a thing.
3. Behavior analysis
This Antivirus software was constantly monitoring active programs for suspicious behavior and warns you the second it detects dubious activity. This gives you total protection against both known and new threats.
Dedicated heuristics-based behavior analysis stops ransomware in its tracks before it can harm your files.
- Optimized workload and real-time performance
- Improved protection during downloads and copy processes
- Automatic signature updates deactivate
- Added support for system scans in windows safe mode
Pros and Cons
|Real-time protection Software Neutralise attacks as they happen.||No ratings from independent testing labs.|
|Multi-Engine Scanner Combines two scan engines for maximum accuracy.||Mediocre phishing protection.|
Ashampoo Antivirus System Requirements
|Disk Space Requirements||230 MB for the program files plus some additional space for backup files (minimal).|
|Operating System||Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7|
|Connection||An Internet connection is required to activate the program|
|Title||Ashampoo Antivirus 188.8.131.52 For Windows|
|File Size||387 MB|
|Requirements||Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10|
|Available Languages||English, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, Chinese, German, Japanese|
|Date added||Tuesday, February 4th,2016|
|Author||Ashampoo GmbH & Co.KG https://www.ashampoo.com|