Dr.Web CureIt! 10.23.16
Software Product Description
- A new scanning subsystem that can scan computer disks in a multithreaded mode to fully benefit from multi-core processors.
- Significant increase in the scanning speed.
- Greatly enhanced stability of the program virtually eliminates the possibility of BSOD ("blue screen of death") during the scanning.
- Completely redesigned user interface.
- Rootkit search subsystem.
- Advanced custom scan features that allow to scan a computer memory, boot sectors, startup objects, etc.
- An option to block a network connection during the scanning.
- An option to shut down an operating system as soon as the scanning is complete.
- Scanning a PC BIOS for "bioskits" — malicious programs infecting a PC BIOS.
- Native quarantine manager.
- Block low-level file operations.
- Supported Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Dr.Web CureIt! detects and removes:
* Rootkits * Mass-mailing worms * E-mail viruses * Peer-to-peer viruses * Internet worms * File viruses * Trojans * Stealth viruses* Polymorphic viruses * Bodiless viruses * Macro viruses * MS Office viruses * Script viruses * Spyware * Spybots * Password stealers * Keyloggers* Paid Dialers * Adware * Riskware* Hacktools * Backdoors * Joke programs * Malicious scripts * Other malware*
Free for non-commercial use. Does not include real-time protection.
Program does not include incremental updates. Users must download the entire program for each update.
Note from FreewareFiles: The download link provided redirects to the developer's website.
"false positives galore"
Review Date: 2016-03-20
Pros: Vender has a good reputation.
Cons: Many false positives. I was surprised that a program with such good reputation in the industry could be THIS bad.
Other Thoughts: Good thing it's free. I would have gone ballistic had I payed for this.