Nowadays there are many antivirus software on the market that provides good protection against malicious software such as Viruses, Trojans, Adware, Spyware, Bots and other threats. Anvi Smart Defender is a free program with a Smart Engine, it scans and detects these threats quickly and lightly. It includes system optimization feature to speed up your computer and provides cloud-scanning feature for better protection.
Download and install
Download Anvi Smart Defender, the file size is 35 MB and depending on your internet connection it takes 5-8 minutes. During the installation procedure the wizard is not asking you to install toolbars and advertising banners. During the set-up you have to indicate the installation folder, accept the terms and conditions and after a few clicks is the installation finished.
How to use Anvi Smart Defender
When Anvi Smart Defender is running you will see a user-friendly interface with a dark background. It has five function modules: Scan, Cloud Scan, Guard, System Optimization and Update.
Like many other Anti-malware software you can choose for a quick, full and custom scan. The Quick scan option scan fast but not deep, Full scan takes much more time but scans much deeper in the folders and registry. Custom scan makes it possible to choose a certain folder(s) or disk.
The tab Scan Cloud is very useful. If you are unsure that a suspicious file is not recognized by your antivirus software, it is possible to upload the file to the server ( in the cloud ) for scanning. Simply drag the file to Anvi Smart Defender and click on the Cloud Scan button to check it.
Under the tab Guard you can five guards activate or deactivate. Anvi Smart Defender provides monitoring for the start-up, privacy, processes, files and even behavior. These functions you can simply switch on and off using the On/Off button.
Besides protecting against threats, Anvi Smart Defender provides also some tools to clean and optimize the computer. These functions can be found under the Optimize tab. The following optimizing tools are available:
Clean up and restore registry .
Clean up privacy sensitive files.
Cleanup the memory.
The Update tab shows the program and database version. You can also see the last update, make sure you turned on the automatic update in the Settings window. Click on the blue Update button to start updating right away.
In the Settings window you can customize the Anvi Smart Defender settings, this windows can be found in the right upper corner and the button looks like a wheel. In the Schedule tab you can enter the time for daily scanning the computer. There is a tab to set-up the Update and the Quarantine tab gives an overview of the files which are in quarantine. If you want to change the language, click the User Interface tab and select the desired language. As of now there are only a few languages available.
Anvi Smart Defender is very useful for detecting malware which can compete with other anti-malware software. The ability to scan files in the cloud and the extra real-time protection are definitely an advantage, and Anvi Smart Defender is compatible with your existing antivirus. It runs on Windows XP,Vista and Windows 7.