Free Antivirus to Protect PC: Rising Antivirus Free Edition

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Rising Antivirus Free Edition is a free antivirus for your system which protects it against Trojans, viruses, Rootkits, and other malicious programs which could prove fatal for your computer. The antivirus is among the simplest of programs around where the ease to use and the active defense technology makes it great software to protect your computer. This free antivirus also works as a free Trojan remover. Other features which the software comes with are:

  • Patented Unknown Virus Scan and Clean Technology
  • Patented Smart Update technology
  • Simple to use options


Installing this free Antivirus

The free antivirus is pretty easy to install where you just need to download the software from the link here. Once you download the program on your system which takes about 10-15 minutes depending on the speed of the connection. The next step is to run the setup file after which you would be asked to register with your email id and proceed with the installation. If you are interested to check out some more antivirus program, you can try Digital Defender, Avast and Avira 2012 reviewed by us.

Using this free Antivirus

Unlike other Antivirus programs this software is very simple both in terms of use and the looks it has. The interface is quite attractive where the main window has the option of carrying out scans of three different levels, namely:

  • Quick Scan
  • Overall Scan
  • Custom Scan

Moreover the Mascot or the software assistant which is the lion present at the right of your screen while you have this antivirus working makes it a pretty animated antivirus.

Depending on the type of scan you need you can select any of the above options. For a scan to check the system quickly you need to use the quick scan. On the other hand if you wish each and every file on your system to be checked then you need to click in the Overall Scan option. Moreover if you wish to customize the scan process i.e. scan only specific areas then you can choose the Custom Scan option where you are provided with the option to select the locations which you wish to be scanned.

Moving on to the other options that this software comes with, you have the Defense scanning tools which can be enabled for scanning your mails or the File Monitor that automatically kills any sort of Trojan, Backdoor, worm or other harmful elements as soon as a file is opened on your system.

The program comes with several other tools which could be accessed from the tab named ‘’Tools’’ where you are provided the link to the developer’s website with hosts of other additional tools and options such as backing up the virus report, etc.

The other feature which needs to be mentioned is the Smart Update feature available at the right of the main window. Once you click on it you are provided to update the software version so that the feature of this program gets updated to the latest release. It would take some time before the program gets updated. It is recommended to update your antivirus after specific intervals to keep your software prepared to fight any type of attacks which it might counter while you are using your system.

Further to make changes to the way the software performs or the way scans would be conducted you can click on the settings option available at the top of the main window. You may pre-define the time when you wish to perform specific scans or may be change the security levels depending on the strength you believe your system needs to be protected. You may even schedule your updates so that you need not have to worry at all to update the software from time to time. It would automatically be updated as per predefined duration.

Therefore in the race of some of the powerful and costly antivirus programs Rising Antivirus scores well as a performer. The simplicity and the features that it comes with make it a pretty good antivirus to use on your computer. Moreover the fact that it does not consume much space on your hard disk or doesn’t hamper the performance of your system is truly great for people who look for simplified protection tools for their computer.

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Works With: Windows 2000/XP/2003/ Vista and Windows 7/Sever 2008
Free/Paid: Free