All of us worry about the threat of viruses to our computer. We spend so much time on our computers and have so much information stored on them that that loss or destruction of that information would be devastating to most people. Luckily there are many products available like McAfee Total Protection 2011 that can help protect our computers from viruses and other adverse programs.
Many of us worry as we browse the Internet about the threat of unfavorable viruses, spyware and malware. The technology of McAfee Total Protection 2011 is constantly analyzing threats to a computer system and blocking them. A consumer need not wait for updated information as the program is constantly working to handle emerging threats.
As you use your computer to do errands online, this program is constantly detecting, blocking and removing dangerous viruses, adware, spyware and other programs designed to interfere with a PC. In addition to helping to keep dangerous intrusions away from a PC, this program also offers a two-way firewall. This firewall can block outsiders from entering a PC and observing the material that is stored.
To help protect you while you browse and run searches this program includes SiteAdvisor software. This software helps to minimize risk from websites that are included in search engine results. Site ratings will appear next to any results from a search to help protect you from risky websites that may cause damage to a computer or try to steal financial information. The SiteAdvisor Plus software helps protect users from risky links that may be included in e-mails or instant messaging.
Many are very tired of seeing the constant flow of spam to e-mail boxes. Too much time is spent trying to delete unnecessary and possibly dangerous e-mails. The Advanced spam identification capabilities included in this program can help to keep spam from clogging an e-mail inbox.
Running scans can be time-consuming but are necessary to the health of a PC. Too many choose not to run the scans because of the time they take and the slowdown that happens to the rest of a PC. This program includes fast scanning along with a small memory footprint and small download size to decrease this drawback and encourage the scanning of a PC.
This program has also simplified security management with a home screen that allows a user to easily check the status of their protection and monitor how many threats have been blocked. It also includes Internet filtering controls to help manage the online activity of their children and includes easy-to-understand alerts. This program also includes a home network defense that defends a PC from intruders on a home network and blocks access to sensitive files.
In addition to the multitude of ways this program can protect a PC, it also includes way to help improve PC health. Tools like the quick clean tool can safely remove junk files that may slow down a PC and the shredder tool destroys no longer needed sensitive files to prevent access by others. It also includes a disk defragmenter that gives quick access to consolidate fragmented files and folders.
This program can even help with file protection and backup with the online backup tools. It can take the trouble out of manually backing up digital files. The files are encrypted and stored on a secure, remote online server. This program comes with 2 GB of online backup and the consumer has the option to upgrade to unlimited space. And the antitheft tool can password protect your computer and encrypt personal document, financial records and other important files against possible thieves and computer hackers.
We all want the best security software that we can find for our PC. It is up to each consumer to investigate and compare software before purchasing. The McAfee Total Protection 2011 offers many different tools to protect a PC and keep private information safe and secure in one convenient package.