McAfee Security Scan Plus
McAfee Security Scan Plus is a simple-to-use program that verifies your computer for installed antivirus and anti-spyware applications, firewall protection, and McAfee Web protection. It also detects e-threats.
The app is very simple to use whenever you want to perform a quick diagnostics test on your system.
The user-friendly interface is based on a regular window with a clean structure, where you can initialize the scanner with the simple click of a button.
McAfee Security Scan Plus checks if your firewall and installed antivirus and anti-spyware utility are up to date and working properly.
Furthermore, the tool offers to download and install McAfee SiteAdvisor to find out which websites are safe and which ones are risky, before actually visiting them.
Last but not least, McAfee Security Scan Plus detects current threats, such as harmful websites. Fixing these issues implies downloading and installing McAfee Total Protection.
As far as settings are concerned, you can schedule recurring scan jobs, and enable the tool to automatically send suspicious files to the McAfee labs. There are no other notable options available through this tool.
The application is light on the system resources, using a minimal amount of CPU and RAM. It has a good response time and works smoothly, without causing the operating system to hang, crash or pop up error dialogs. To sum it up, McAfee Security Scan Plus offers a simple solution to scanning your computer for security breaches.