You can keep your system safe from virus and other malware for free. Comodo provides you with multi layered levels of threat protection. The software has a defense plus technology that will treat all unknown files as a potential threat to your system. You also get solid real time protection.
Comodo offers both resident and on-access protection. It means that the freeware is capable of replacing other antivirus software. It also runs on a stable engine. The host intrusion system will block any spyware using heuristic detection. Comodo scans removable drives like DVDs, USB drives and CDs. It also scans mobile devices. Comodo is always up to date with new threats since it releases the updates daily. It also has minimal effect on system performance. You will only experience minor interruption when you are opening large files and doing the scan.
After the installation is complete, the program will automatically run the updates. Comodo is based on the concept of prevention and not detection. It has an easy to use interface that includes features of the free version. It has a sandbox technology that creates a computing environment for any un-trusted programs to protect your PC.
Comodo has high end bonus features. Paying nothing to protect your PC can be a good idea. You can upgrade to the premium version by paying $19.99 per year. There is a status panel which turns red when there is something wrong. It also provides you with a button to fix the issue. There are also four large buttons that allow you to unblock a quarantine application, launch a scan and check for updates.
Comodo begins updating the antivirus definitions and begins launching full scan immediately. Thus, you will be able to remove any malware that were already in your personal computers before installing the PC protection. The full scan takes two hours and is faster than AVG and Avast.
- Desktop widget
- Real time protection against malware
- Firewall protection
- Host intrusion protection
- Drag and drop submissions of apps
- Dragon secure web browser
- Task manager
- Quarantine box
- Game mode
- Regularly updates the virus definitions
- On access protection
- Behavioural Blocking
- Secure browser
- It is free
- Automatically isolates unknown programs
- It does not protect against fraudulent URLs
- Lengthy initial updates
- It is not meant for business use
Premium version features
- Deny protection
- Prevention based security
- Auto sandbox technology
- Online banking and shopping protection
- Spyware scanning