Benefits and Features of McAfee Total Protection 2011

The article has been designed only for informational purposes. The information covers advantages pertaining to McAfee Total Protection 2011, an award-winning security suite from McAfee for computer and online protection.

McAfee is ranked among the leading vendors of security software. The company has been catering to customers’ PC security needs for years with its wide range of products including McAfee AntiVirus Plus, Internet Security, Total Protection, WaveSecure, SiteAdvisor Android Edition, and Family Protection Android Edition among others. The latest McAfee Total Protection 2011 adds another feather into the cap of McAfee’s recognized and long-standing history. Below is the list of all the benefits and features of the suite:

Benefits & Features:

Anti-Virus/Anti-Spyware: The suite offers excellent dual protection from both viruses and spyware through its Anti-Virus/Anti-Spyware engine. Other than these, the suite detects and removes adware, malware, and rootkits that interfere with your computer.

Firewall: The suite integrates a Two-Way firewall protection intended for keeping hackers and/or unauthorized users away from getting into your computer.

McAfee Active Protection technology: This technology offers real-time and instant protection from new as well as everyday growing threats. This essentially ensures that there remains no virtual gap between your computer and the suite. The technology quickly scans and removes these threats without having you to wait for the latest updates to be downloaded and installed on your computer.

Easy-to-Use Interface: Well, you don’t need to be a computer geek to get the hang of everything. The suite integrates a simple interface that a normal user can use and navigate to different features. You can schedule your scan time and idle timer without sacrificing resources as well as time.

McAfee SiteAdvisor: This tool launches alerts about the websites, which might try to steal your sensitive information like confidential, identity, email address, banking etc. The tool gives site ratings on 22 search engines. This essentially means you can determine which website to visit and which not.

Anti-Spam & Email Protection: The suite offers excellent protection from spam emails and protects your email account from fishy mails.

Light on Resources: The suite is very light on computer resources. It supports Windows 7 (32bit and 64bit), Windows Vista SP1 (32bit and 64bit), and Windows XP SP2 or higher (32bit). It only requires 1GHz or higher processor, 512MB or higher RAM for Windows XP, 800×600 or greater resolution, 400MB free space on hard drive, 2GB RAM or higher for Windows 7 or Vista, and an active internet connection.

Browser Support: The suite supports Microsoft Internet Explorer (6.0 or higher version), Google Chrome (6.0 or higher), and Mozilla Firefox (3.5 or higher) for anti-phishing.

Miscellaneous tools: McAfee QuickClean clears all the junk files, which cause your computer to slow down or perform sluggish. McAfee Disk Defragmenter arranges the fragmented data into files and folders. McAfee Shredder deletes all the unnecessary files that are needed no longer.

Help and Support: McAfee has made several tools available on its online support center. You can search the database and resolve common issues on your own. Therefore, you don’t need to spend your money and time on contacting McAfee technical support service for common problems.

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