The entrance of the VirusScan 2006 by McAfee into the market became an instant success story as it out did its counterparts. Its performance was very high rated as it could detect ninety five percent of adware and spyware, an impressive ninety nine percent of all the viruses and a perfect one hundred percent of wild viruses.
Despite of its small installation capacity which is just over 52 Mb, it is able to work along with the following programs namely; Windows XP, 2000, ME, or 98. McAFee has advanced its operations and are now offering daily signature updates which are a tremendous improvement from the weekly updates it was offering in the past.
McAFee virusScan 2006 has the following advantages :
- It has proved itself to be a very efficient cover against adware and spyware.
- It provides daily signature updates to foil new scares.
- It enables the users to inquire in times of doubt through the free online help section.
Its only drawback is that it has not merged its security center with VirusScan console.
Its features include;
- Identifying and eliminating, adware, spyware, any other dangerous and yet pest-like programs.
- It provides automated updates on a day to day basis which guarantees fast cover against upcoming latest threats.
- It offers maximum protection from deadly malware that is found in the areas such as the Web and Email.
McAFee has cut a niche for themselves as one of the most famous yet they have maintained their reputation for quality service in corporate protection .Initial versions of VirusScan went through several challenges. These included; slow signature updates (they would take a week to update their schedules just like Symantec), they would fail to detect spyware and adware and also they had a lot of advertising to do to create awareness on their product. These problems slowed down the otherwise fast growth of McAFee VirusScan 2006 .
Inspite of these early setbacks, McAFee VirusScan 2006 has exceeded all expectation by not only offering excellent adware and spyware detection but also guaranteeing daily updates to home users.It has also increased its advertising in its Security Center console and achieved to make it both clear and appealing to those desire to in crease their coverage.
McAFee VirusScan 2006 contains all the compulsory additives one would fancy such as: scans, the scanning of POP3 emails, contextual scans and even immediate scanning requirements. They offer personalized cover for immediate Messaging which is popularly utilized by the messenger feature on Yahoo, MSN, AOL and Microsoft windows as well.
The most current selling price is $ 40 USD. McAFee VirusScan2006 gives full-bloodied cover at a reasonable bargain.