K7 AntiVirus Plus
K7 AntiVirus is a comprehensive security solution that provides all the tools you need to stay away from spyware, viruses, Trojan horses and the other threats that may compromise your data.
Much like any other antivirus products, it takes a while to install K7 AntiVirus and keep in mind that it not compatible with similar applications. It tells you that from the very beginning, so if you wish to use K7 AntiVirus you must first uninstall the other antivirus solutions on your computer. Otherwise, you won’t be able to install it.
The interface is pretty pleasant actually and all features seem well organized in the main window, with dedicated tabs for each section of the app. While the “Security Center” keeps you up to date with the way the program's components work, the “Tasks” tab enables you to start a new scan or perform other administrative tasks.
K7 AntiVirus prevents your computer from getting infected by viruses, worms and Trojans, spyware, dialers, adware, hacker tools and other malicious files that may exist on the web.
In this regard, it comes packed with dedicated tools to provide real-time file and email scanning, advanced behavioral and system monitoring, as well as exploit protection.
There are multiple scanning modes available, such as quick, complete, custom or just for hidden rootkits, but K7 AntiVirus also boasts some extra security tools. For instance, you can scan the computer for vulnerabilities and patches, abnormal changes or tracking cookies.
It holds an auto update feature to make sure the latest virus definitions are delivered to your computer in no time, but also separate utilities to schedule scans, manage quarantined files or view the security history.
The “Settings” menu is absolutely huge and provides a gigantic array of options regarding the real time protection, email scanning, messenger and office plug-ins, system monitor and on demand scanner, external devices and basically everything that's being included in the package.
Last but not least, to make sure your computer stays on the safe side all the time, K7 AntiVirus also sports a virtual keyboard, a USB vaccination tool to block Autorun malware plus Windows and Internet temporary files cleaner.
K7 AntiVirus needs a moderate amount of CPU and RAM to work properly, so older machines may experience some slowdowns, especially when performing a system scan.
But all in all, K7 AntiVirus seems to become one of the big players in the security market and as long as you need a powerful antivirus, you should try this one too.