Vipre Anti-virus Review: Simplicity is In
Virus Intrusion Prevention Remediation Engine or better known as VIPRE, this antivirus can be installed easily and performs scan efficiently. Developed by GFI software, Vipre is a combination of anti-virus, firewall protection and anti-spyware for a good quality security offering. With its entire new interface this year, the Vipre anti-virus 2015 has improved a lot in terms of its interface.
With its prior versions, both the tech-support and technology behind this antivirus still continue to outperform the competition with other anti-virus softwares. Honestly, I still haven’t tried this new version of this anti-virus, but I did used Vipre Anti-virus 2014. So, with all the research, let’s take a look of this new kid on the block.
FEATURES TO WATCH OUT FOR
This antivirus protects your PC against spyware and viruses. Vipre also maintains your security during instant messaging and email sessions. Since removable form of media are common source of malware, the Vipre antivirus scans your items like flash drives or hard disks when they are detected and have been inserted.
It also removes the conflicts with any other security programs that it can find during the installation. After the installation, this anti-virus will scan your drives to look for some pre-existing malware so it can remove any threats. Vipre also protects against potential threats that often occur during emailing or web surfing.
Other extra features include social watch, which can scan your Facebook for any malicious links and can either send you a private message that will warn you about this malicious link. Next is the secure file eraser that can completely and securely delete any trace of files from the PC. This will ensure that no intruders can sneak in and reconstruct the files you thought you already deleted.
Lastly, is the history cleaner that will erase all the history of any program which stores temp files, cookies and other history files. If you purchase the Vipre anti-virus system, you will get a hundred percent free access to a US-based phone line for technical support. They will assist you and you can ask questions if you are having some problems installing.
Vipre Anti-virus costs only $30 (which is already cheap compared to other anti-virus softwares out there) and supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 and 8. It has a min RAM of 512mb and a 30-day guarantee. Overall, Vipre Anti-virus 2015 is the version 2.0 of Vipre Anti-virus 2014. The Vipre Anti-virus will do its job effectively without overworking your own computer.
- easy to install and use
- good in identifying the potential threats
- better interface
- light footprint
- Internet explorer updatesT
- lengthy scanning times
- no mac version
Vipre Anti-Virus can protect your PC without slowing it down! At the same time, it also offers additional features such as enhanced two-way firewalls and Social Watch; so you can browse the web with confidence. This is PC protection made light, easy, and fast.
What's good with Vipre Anti-virus 2015 is the technical support that it offers. It is also one of their strongest points. The bottom line is, although this anti-virus is not quite comprehensive as others on the market, it is still effective at detecting the viruses and other potential malware without negatively affecting your system's performance.