Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition (2017)

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Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition (2017)

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition includes precisely the same antivirus technology found in
the commercial Bitdefender Antiviru s, without the paid edition’s many useful bonus features.
Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition includes precisely the same antivirus technology found in
the commercial Bitdefender Antivirus, without the paid edition’s many useful bonus features.
Main Window
The main window for Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition could hardly be simpler. It includes a
button to scan the system, a drop area to check specic les and folders, and an event
timeline, nothing more.
Scan in Progress
There’s no separate window to re port the progress of an antivirus scan. Rather, the scan
progress simply shows up in the event timeline.
Simple Scan Results
When the scan nishes without nding malware, it just displays some very simple stats.
Simple Scan Results
When the scan nishes without nding malware, it just displays some very simple stats.
Protection Settings
Settings for this antivirus are likewise simple. You can turn the real -time Projection Shield on
or o; that’s it.
Popup and Events
Bitdefender reports detection events using a modern top -right popup. You can also watch
detection events as they appear live in the Events list.
Malicious URL Blocked
Bitdefender watches for malware -hosting URLs in the incoming network data stream and
prevents them from every reaching the br owser.
Phishing Blocked
The Web -level protection also diverts the browser away from phishing websites and from
other types of fraudulent sites.