AnVir Task Manager Pro is an application for managing a computer system’s start-up items and running applications and processes. Security analysis of Windows services, start-up programs, and processes are made. The application also protects one’s computer system from viruses.
The program comes with a tray icon displaying CPU and HDD usage information. Program interface contains numerous tabs to designate options and functions such as Start-Up, Services, Applications, and Processes. Each tab contains a detailed listing of information pertaining to a specific function. Undesired processes may be blocked, and the HijackThis log may be saved using additional information. Files are also checked on VirusTotal.com, which has more than thirty antivirus engines. Internet Explorer Extensions, startup services and programs descriptions, which total to more than 70,000 are provided. Computer performance is increased by limiting processes’ CPU usage, optimizing memory usage, and resuming or suspending threads and processes to free up process memory. Windows may be minimized into a system tray to save space from the Taskbar. Access to most recently used programs and folders can easily be done via the system tray. Hard drive’s available space may be displayed as a color-filled horizontal bar located in My Computer. System monitoring is done by locating DLL and locked files, monitoring HDD, USB, and CPU temperatures, and assessing drivers, memory, disks, and internet connections, among others.