McAfee® AntiSpyware for Computer Security
McAfee AntiSpyware is designed to deal with spyware and related threats. This product provides
How McAfee AntiSpyware provides computer security?
effective protection against adware and most spyware. It can deal with viruses as well that affect the computer system. McAfee AntiSpyware provides for computer security by effectively scanning all parts of the computer that are vulnerable to spyware attacks. It deletes and removes the spyware it finds. The vulnerable sections of the computer scanned include the Windows registry, running processes, cookies, and files. The product presents to the user the option to conduct scans in various ways. The user can choose between custom scan, which allows the user to select the drives which the software scans. It also allows the user to enable or disable cookies detection.
Description, enhanced security, usability, and installation requirements are discussed below:
- How the program offers enhanced system security
- How the product affects system performance
- Minimum requirements for the product’s installation
How the program offers enhanced system security
McAfee AntiSpyware provides enhanced security to the computer with its several special features. The product is integrated in it with real-time protection monitors. This helps in detecting the system configuration changes, network settings, and web browser settings. This ensures the software is not configured to let the threats to access the system unnoticed. The security options of the web browser are also kept in check to ensure full security. The software checks for any suspicious activities on the computer and alerts the user of such activities. This enhances the security service offered by the program to the computer system. The program has restoring tools in its database that can allow the user to restore the system if erroneous deletions are made on the system. Removed software can also be restored on the system if the need arises.
How the product affects system performance
McAfee AntiSpyware being a software designed to carry its activities on the computer system, the performance issues with it are well taken care of. It checks the system registry for any spyware attacks. Attacks in this section lower the system performance. By removing such spyware, McAfee AntiSpyware improves the system performance drastically. The system registry determines its speed of performance and booting time duration. A clean registry will mean the system boots faster and the programs that run on the computer work efficiently.
Minimum requirements for the product’s installation
McAfee AntiSpyware performs all its activities on the computer system. A system has to have some minimum specifications for it to support the antispyware’s activities effectively. The system should have a RAM of at least 512MB for it to function, but that 1GB -2GB RAM is recommended for efficient performance.
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