Virus Scanning Software for Windows® 2000
What are the features and role of virus scanning software for Windows 2000?
Viruses are becoming major threat to the world of computers. These are the unwanted software programs which would have the capability to corrupt the system files and the folders. They would also cause the malfunctioning of hardware parts. These viruses would enter through the non-genuine websites, e-mails etc. So, you have to scan for these viruses and have to delete them all. There are many software programs available in the market. You need to update those software programs at the right time. For Windows 2000, there are lots of virus scanning software options available. You need to download and install those software options in to the system. They would give protection to the system from all these malwares.
Following are some of the virus scanning software options for Windows 2000:
- ClamWin Free Antivirus
- Protector Plus Antivirus
- Solo anti-virus
ClamWin Free Antivirus
ClamWin Antivirus is one of the highly performing virus scanners for Windows 2000. This antivirus has dot high detection rates of spyware and viruses. It has got a feature named Automatic Download of the updated Virus Database. Other feature is Scanning Scheduler. This software is standalone malware scanner. It comes with right-click menu integration which is to Microsoft Windows Explorer. This virus scanner has got add-in to Microsoft Outlook and this would remove the malware infected attachments. To install this virus scanner, the system needs to have Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 Operating Systems.
Protector Plus Antivirus
Protector Plus Antivirus Software is one of the ideal Antivirus software for Windows 2000. This would have the capability to secure the server against worms, Trojans and viruses. It has got a Real-time scanner NLM module which would scan most of the files which are accessed on the server. This would detect the malware on the fly and then take corrective action as per the administrator. For installing this, RAM needed is 256 MB and would also need free hard disk space of 25 MB. Compatible Operating Systems include Windows 98/XP/2000/ME and Windows Vista.
Solo Antivirus would not only scan for all malwares, it would also contain a unique System Integrity Checker. This checker would give protection from all the new Internet Worms, Backdoor programs, malicious Java scripts and VB. The real time entry system present in this would scan and then clean all the malwares which are downloaded from Internet, e-mail and network. For installing this, the system would have Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista Operating system. The hard disk needs to have a free space of 4MB.