Windows® Live OneCare & Virus Protection
Features and usability of Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus.
Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus is a comprehensive, automatic, and self-updating PC care service that offers continuous protection to your system by managing vital computer tasks. You have greater peace of mind when it comes to protecting and maintaining your PC by using thus security software. It runs quietly in the background without interrupting other functions of the computer. It ensures complete protection from viruses, spyware, hackers, and other unwanted intruders. It includes features like antivirus and antispyware software, two-way firewall, anti-phishing technology, comprehensive defrag tool, cleanup tool, backup and restore software, and some integrated help functions.
It is basically the combination of antivirus, antispyware, firewall, and anti-phishing solutions. Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus schedules defragmentation of your hard disk, forces you to install security updates, and claims to remove unnecessary files on your computer. It has a two-way firewall that helps to protect your system from viruses, worms, Trojans, and so on. It starts functioning automatically when the system boots up. But, you can also scan individual files by right-clicking the files to be scanned. It also helps you to update the software using the latest security updates from Microsoft® on time.
Here are the key features and usability of Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus:
- All-in-one protection and maintenance
- Easy-to-use application
- Two-way Windows Live OneCare Firewall
All-in-one protection and maintenance
Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus offers real-time and unified antivirus and antispyware protection to keep your PC safe from malware. It helps prevent viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, and other malicious software from infecting your machine. It scans and cleans attachments, downloads, and other files in real time, and updates automatically to counteract new threats. It helps to keep the PC optimized to run at its optimum level.
Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus is an easy-to-use application, even for a beginner. Windows Live OneCare is always on, and constantly communicates the status of your PC's health in the notification area of the Windows® Taskbar, where Green means good, yellow means fair, and red means your system is at risk.
Windows Live OneCare Protection Plus is equipped with a two-way firewall that acts as a gatekeeper for your PC, by letting in the connections you trust and keeping out the ones you don’t. The two-way firewall automates updates and routine tasks for your computer, and also manages firewall policies. This not only prevents bad things from getting into your system, but also keeps bad programs that might have slipped onto your machine from sending your data out.