If you are looking for a new free antivirus for your system, you should give a try to "Panda Cloud Antivirus" which is absolutely free and light-weight antivirus.
"Panda Cloud Antivirus" is based on new cloud computing concept in which services are provided over Internet. This new antivirus scans files through Internet which makes it very light on system resources. It also doesn't need regular updating of virus definitions as it automatically updates the virus definitions in the cloud (remote server) and scans your files using those latest virus definitions.
You should have a good speed Internet connection to fully utilize this new cloud based antivirus otherwise it won't work. Don't worry, if you are offline, it'll still protect your system from virus attack as it stores the virus definitions in local cache as well.
Panda Security has released a new version 2.0 which incorporates following new features over the existing 1.5.2 version:
- New cloud-based disinfection engine
- New behavioral analysis engine in the free edition
- Improved offline protection
- Process monitor allows seeing Internet connections on a per process basis
- Improved performance and 50% faster scans
- New advanced configuration options such as asking for confirmation before neutralizing
- Compatibility with Windows 8
- New interface
- Ability to manage different licenses
Besides incorporating these new features, the new version 2.0 also includes the usual batch of bug fixes and optimizes the performance of automatic and manual scans.
It can be used in Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions are supported.
Existing Panda Cloud Antivirus users will be automatically upgraded to this new version. If you are not using it but want to give a try, you can download it using following link:
The above download link downloads online installer which requires Internet connection to download the required program files. If you want to download standalone offline installer, use following link:
Thanks to our reader "darkprop" for offline download link...