McAfee Total Protection 2014
Keeping malware infections at bay by installing a fully-featured antivirus solution on your computer might not prove to be enough to keep your virtual documents or digital identity safe. This is why McAfee Total Protection comes with several additional functions meant to help you increase security on your PC.
Intuitive design makes it easy to use
The application might take a long time to install due to the numerous components it needs to configure, so it is best not to interrupt the process, lest you end up with corrupted files.
The graphic interface of McAfee Total Protection is highly intuitive so regardless of your computer skills, you can effortlessly find the function you are looking for, especially since all the menus come with easy-to-understand names.
Schedule automatic scanning processes
You can access the antivirus module when you want to choose the type of scan you want to perform for detecting and removing viruses, spyware or other types of infections from your computer. Additionally, you can activate real-time scanning or schedule scans on a weekly or monthly basis.
Keeps you safe from Internet threats
When it comes to web and email protection, you can adjust the settings of the firewall and anti-spam components - it is best to modify them only if you have advanced PC knowledge, otherwise, the default configuration should be enough for your security needs.
Get details regarding websites security
McAfee Total Protection comes with SiteAdvisor LIVE, a dedicated utility that integrates within your browser and warns you about the reliability and reputation of the website you are visiting, so you can avoid accessing infected pages.
Store your data in a protected environment
You can also rely on this comprehensive solution to backup your most valuable documents online or create password-protected vaults where you can lock confidential data. Furthermore, you can also use the integrated Shredder to permanently destroy files so that they cannot be retrieved not even with dedicated apps.
All in all, McAfee Total Protection includes a wide range of tools that can help protect not only against malware infections, but also against prying persons. It comes equipped with various tools to make sure that whether or not you are connected to the Interned, your system remains in good hands.
Reviewed by Giorgiana Arghire, last updated on July 30th, 2014
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- With enhancements to its recently upgraded malware scanning engine – McAfee AM Core – first introduced with the 2013 line, McAfee’s 2014 PC products offer increased detection capabilities to protect against today’s most advanced threats. The new engine provides fast and efficient scanning and real-time intelligence to help dynamically defend against the latest digital dangers, including zero-day threats, keyloggers, and Trojans, while minimizing the impact on users’ systems. Specific product components have also been reengineered in the 2014 line to improve scanning speed by reducing the size of threat signature files and better CPU utilization.
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