VIPRE Antivirus

GFI Software (Shareware)

VIPRE Antivirus is a security application that optimizes the computer’s performance by making sure that the system is free of threats, such as Trojans, viruses, rootkits, spyware, and malware. The program makes use of an advanced technology in order to ensure system security. It keeps track of the system’s state in real-time to fight threats before they get the chance to penetrate the system. The application not only protects the system, it is also capable of protecting email accounts. It supports Microsoft Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook, and other email applications that make use of SMTP and POP3. Other features of the application are listed below:

• Capable of scanning removable storage devices, such as portable hard drives, USB sticks, and discs
• Has a History Cleaner that is capable of removing traces on the web browser, such as the history, log in information, and websites visited
• Has a Secure File Eraser option that allows users to delete files permanently from the computer
• The program makes use of advanced anti-rootkit technology that is capable of detecting rootkit programs that are hidden in the computer
• The PC Explorer feature allows users to access hidden files in the system and make them accessible anytime