The best part is getting a nice package at zero cost. In addition to that, the boot time monitoring tool displays boot up time and offers options to speed up the boot by removing unwanted programs from the startup. Our initial full scan required 63 minutes, and was still taking 56 minutes by scan number three. There's no need to register or create an account, and once the installation is over, the main program is ready to go immediately — no reboot required. The speedup optimizer In the tests performed, this feature worked decently. An ad with BitDefender Antivirus was displayed on their site.
Detection of 0-day malware was much better, but still not good enough. There's no sign of the optimizations you'll see in other antivirus packages, which might only check files that have been added or changed since the last scan, usually reducing times to a tiny fraction of the original scan length. The next worst package, Avira Free Security Suite, blocked 16, and again, the top four packages blocked the full set. Another worth mentioning thing about 360 Total Security is its setup file size. What is better ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer or 360 Total Security? Please take a note that some antiviruses are not compatible with each other.
The computer will be healthier after performing a full system cleanup. You can also set up the cleanup schedule that will daily run automatically at the given time and make system clean and clear. Compared to Bitdefender Antivirus 2019, for example, this anti-malware suite is very weak from this point of view. Also, it can perform updating of all the drivers of your system whenever they needed. Hackers find this option and attack on your system to get the control of your system to reach your personal data. You have multiple options to choose from: leave it as it is, recommend off, or recommend on.
Scan times were a little slow, and didn't seem to improve significantly over time. We think this could be eventually improved in a future release. The recommendations were sometimes questionable, too. Check Firewall It also checks your internet firewall connection to boost your internet speed. And also remove the system backup history to make space in your Hard Drive. Also please check if your computer meets the requirements.
These features are explained below. And it also provides the list of scan files to check its important files. Deals 360 Total Security is entirely free, but this comes with a downside: the ads running in the app. In this case you can be shure that you'll get the latest version of secure software. Support Qihoo 360 offers full support for their main application.
However, it turns out that 360 Total Security includes a Download Manager to download virus pattern update using P2P sharing. You could install it as a simple second-opinion scanner, though, or ignore the antivirus side and just explore the bundled tools. Document Protector backs up documents when they are created or changed, theoretically allowing you to recover from ransomware infections or other data disasters. This allows you to run dubious programs in an isolated environment where they can't affect your system. . The System Backup cleaner is used to identify and remove unused, and junk files remained from previous installations of some applications. While testing it, I observed that the tool continuously uploads pattern updates using this P2P sharing and you might want to disable this if you are on a metered network by clicking on the menu button located upper right next to minimize button of the window and then checking the option labelled Do not upload after P2P upgrade.
Final verdict 360 Total Security doesn't have the accuracy to be your first-line antivirus defense. The System Protection comes with: network threat blocking, registry and file system safeguard. Tweak the system speed by removing unnecessary system startup and other keys. It checks the Wi-Fi network system for secure browsing. Analyze your current disk condition. Cons None that I can see.
A sidebar gives you one-click access to antivirus, the speed-up and clean-up tools, and more. You might want to configure it to scan compressed files during full disk scan for better security. It protects you from all type malicious site. We were also disappointed because its interface tries to make you purchase other features, as additional applications. Sounds good in theory, but our test command line tool was able to take a webcam snapshot without raising any alerts. The products are supported by the Qihoo cloud-based security technology.
You just need to contact your Hardware maker website and demand to update your latest driver. You can also assess their overall score 9. Summary Other then Not working on Threshold 2, it is highly Recommended Was this review helpful? All these scans finish within 3 minutes because they are all quick scans. It provides you an option of analyzing files and describes you the storing formats and size of the disk. Qihoo's response was that it assumes that its users will run on lower power computers and therefore the public version turns the Bitdefender engine off. And keep secure your personal information. Subsequent to the very first run of this app, an investigation is going to be carried outside to spot flaws.