F-Prot Antivirus offers quite a good level of protection when it comes to detecting viruses and eliminating them from your systems. Availability of F-Prot for DOS is a good gesture and experts feel that it would more suitable for experienced users.
Although F-PROT Antivirus is capable of protecting systems for harmful viruses, Trojans, and worms it isn’t a complete security solution since quite a number of malware go undetected by the software. While F-PROT Antivirus provides 100% protection from known viruses, when it comes to proactive protection it lack behind in the competitive security solutions arena. The software is however easy to install and requires rebooting of the system.
The software automatically updates itself soon after restarting the system. When it comes to ease of use, the software has an auto pilot mode that takes care of the system protection on its own. The interface is simple and straight forward and isn’t much difficult to customize the software to the needs of users. Some of the notable features of the software include heuristic detection against unknown threats; password protected settings; email scanner; and browser protection for Internet Explorer. One of the great advantages of F-PROT Antivirus is that it offers multi-user license and a single spend on the software can protect up to five PCs. As far as the support is concerned the firm offers online support via knowledge base, forum and ticket submission.
- Supported operating systems:
- Windows 2000 Professional and Server
- Windows XP Home and Professional
- Windows Server 2003 and 2008
- Windows Vista
- Windows Home Server
- Windows 7
- Windows 8
- Hardware requirements:
- 120 MB of available hard-disk space
- 800×600 display resolution (1024×768 or higher recommended)
- Supported Microsoft programs:
- Microsoft Outlook 2000 and newer
- Microsoft Office 2000 and newer