a-squared Free is an anti-malware software that protects your PC from Trojans, viruses, spyware, adware, worms, bots, keyloggers and dialers. It scans your PC for virus and spyware through two cleaning scanners which are Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware. It has two guards to protect your computer from infections including signature scan and behavior analysis.
The a-squared Free uses a-squared Anti-Spyware and Ikarus Anti-Virus engine to detect malware. The two scanners are integrated into a-squared Free to prevent doubling of the scan duration. It checks files that have prominent Malware patterns and monitors the behavior of programs running behind the system. It automatically alerts you once it detects something suspicious. It does not includes a free Firewall software.
Here are some of the features of A-Squared Free:
- Scans the computer regularly and keep it away from Trojans, viruses, malwares, keyloggers and dialers
- Once a virus or malware is found, it puts them in quarantine
- Remove all infections and restore your computer
- Includes anti virus cleaning scanner
- Includes anti spyware scanner
- Plenty of advance options for advance users
- Helpful malware experts are available to assist you to remove the infection from the computer
- Automatically update to obtain the latest features a-squared anti-malware
- Easy to use
- a-squared Commandline Scanner automatically scans specific files
- Background Guard protects the computer from new infections
- Malware-IDS detects malware via the behavior blocker
- Surf-Protection blocks advertising hosts and servers that tend to install Tracking Cookies on the computer screen
- Automatically updates at least one time every day
- Schedule a scan to check your computer for your specific needs
A-squared Free is completely free. It is a good combination of Anti-Malware, and Anti-Virus. If you want to choose from one of the popular free antivirus, you can try Microsoft Security Essentials, Panda Cloud Antivirus, or AVG.