Spybot – Search & Destroy
Spybot – Search & Destroy is yet another free and portable antivirus software for Windows. This portable software is mainly used to detect and remove malware and spyware from PC. But, you can also use it to clean usage tracks and to fix registry issues.
When you launch this software, it will ask you to perform whitelist scan. This scan creates a list of programs which are known to be safe. The main aim of this scan is to reduce the system scanning time in future as it will not scan all the whitelist software in future. After whitelist scan, you can manually perform full system scan or some specific file or folder scan to neutralize the threats and viruses. Detected threats will automatically be moved to quarantine zone, from where they will not able to affect the system in a negative way. If some important file or program gets blocked or deleted after the system scan, you can restore back the data using quarantine menu.
Immunization is another useful feature of this antivirus that allows you to immunize PC from various types of spyware. This option basically changes various settings of native browser like cookies, malware installations, ActiveX, bad websites, etc. to protect PC from spyware. Some other handy features of this antivirus are secure shredder, system repair, report creator, startup tools, etc.
Overall, it is a simple as well as feature-rich antivirus software that will help you to secure your PC from virus threats.