McAfee VirusScan provides advanced, real-time protection versus viruses, mass-mailing worms, Trojans, and possibly undesirable programs (PUPs) such as spyware, adware and dialers. It secures versus the risks that originate from e-mail, instantaneous messaging, Internet downloads, file sharing programs, and Web browsing, instantly finding and cleaning contaminated files before they can assault your system. Whether you're a newbie computer system user or a pro, McAfee VirusScan provides the ultimate in PC protection with its acclaimed danger prevention technology. Automatic and practically effortless, the software application provides a safe and worry-free online experience.
Prevents viruses when emailing, downloading and surfing
Quickly detects and helps delete potentially unwanted applications (PUPs) like key-loggers, Web dialers, pop-ups and adware that can rob personally identifiable information or slow your Web surfing.
VirusScan scans Instant Message attachments sent via AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and Windows Messenger.
Whenever new viruses attack, McAfee VirusScan automatically updates itself with the latest virus definitions (DATs), silently in the background without interrupting your work.
More efficient at handling today's larger file sizes (e.g., MP3s, digital photos), VirusScan automatically scans inbound (POP3) and outbound (SMTP) email and email attachments for most popular email clients.