- Jun 27, 2018
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Bitdefender Antivirus (Free Edition) Review – A Great Free Alternative to Securing Your PC
Having a dependable Antivirus software running on your PC is not a luxury, but a necessity. However, if you’re running low on funds and still want a great performing, free alternative to all the paid options, Bitdefender Antivirus is what you should be looking for. Bitdefender Antivirus offers all the core functions that you may require to secure your PC without having to pay a premium price and without any restrictions.
Regardless of the device, you are offered real-time protection by this antivirus, which also finds and blocks the threats as and when they surface. This antivirus blocks access to fraudulent websites, phishing as well as malicious threats to your device by monitoring your browsing. The 2018 version of this tool has included tech support along with anti-ransomware tools, wireless networking scanning, online banking protection, file shredder and a password manager. You can purchase a one year license for your computer at £19.99.
Bitdefender Antivirus Free has been designed in a manner that it is simple to use upon launching the application. Click on Install to set the program in less than a minute and to run a quick scan. For activating the program, you must create an account. This is free as well as easy. All you need to enter is your name and email address.
The Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition offers a straightforward and simple interface. You can launch a full system scan with the touch of a button. There is a designated area for dropping a file or folder which you wish to scan. There is an Events tab which serves as a program log. The Quarantine section lists all files that have been quarantined. An Exclusions tab helps in excluding files which have been falsely tagged. There is a Protection tab which offers antivirus protection. You can access the Settings section to understand what is being offered to you. The tray icon also offers minimum options. You can find handy shortcuts by right clicking on the antivirus icons.
The web filtering feature works exceptionally well while using this antivirus tool. You can test by visiting any malicious URL from your browser. This feature keeps you safe and doesn’t expose you to many add-ons. Novices may complain the lack of clutter on-screen but more experienced users may be disappointed by the lack of fine-tuning.
Bitdefender products are usually loved by the testing labs. The AV-Comparatives’ Real-World Protection Test is one of the toughest benchmark for the assessment of antivirus products available in the market today. Bitdefender managed to secure the first place during March 2018 in terms of protection as well as zero false alarms. The company has managed to secure top marks for protection especially on Windows 10 device.
Overall, the Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition tool is a reliable and accurate antivirus which is ideal for anybody who does not want to spend time in managing the security of their device on their own. This tool works in the background so that you do not have to bother about anything else.
Download the free edition of Bitdefender Antivirus by clicking here.
- User-friendly tool
- Simple and clean interface
- Accurate detection of malware
- Technical support added in the 2018 version
- Reliable URL blocking
- Offers reliable internet security
- Offers limited or no settings or options