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360 Total Security 8.6.0.1140

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USER REVIEWS

No need to purchase expensive anti virus because 360 security is free and does the job much better

By Frank Kanyua

On Friday, June 12, 2015

Of all the anti-virus programs I have used 360 security is the best. I have it on my android and on my PC. On android it has the 360 boost where you only have to click on the boost icon and you phone will be automatically cleaned. You can also choose to open the mother icon where you will be met by the cleaner which lets you delete data or folders that you are not using and also large files that you don’t need. The anti-virus that lets you scan and remove all the viruses and malware in your PC. There is an anti-theft option that lets you trace, block or retrieve data in case your phone has been stolen or lost.

The app install two icons and one floating icon. The floating icon if I may call it that, is use to optimize your phone while the boost icon is used to boost you phone. Difference is when you optimize you will basically be clearing out the files that are created temporarily and if you boost you will be shutting down the apps that seem to not be in use. There is also an auto start manager that detects all the apps that automatically start when you boot your device. When you also install an app that is likely to cause harm to your device 360 will prompt you to uninstall it.

The PC version is in two states one with 30 megabytes but doesn’t have all the tools and the 160 megabyte that has all the tools. The PC version has a boot time which will tell you how long your PC takes to boot up... PS (Mine used to take 59 seconds and after using 360 it now only take at most 6 second and at best 4 second beat my record if you can.) 360 offers an inbuilt option to patch you OS when it detects vulnerabilities. When scanning you have a customs scan where you can scan a specific folder, quick scan, this skips some files and full scan, take the longest but scans every inch of hard drive. If you install any harmful content, it is automatically quarantined so that you can recover it if it was not harmful.

CONCLUSION

I don’t intend to pay for any anti-virus program since 360 has me covered already. Plus with also the online secure that will turn off all the programs that send info out of you PC like tethering apps. I also noticed it turned off Ava find but as long as it’s doing it in my best interest.

Pros

  • It’s free to use unlike others that make you to continuously pay to use
  • Doesn’t detect games as viruses hence doesn’t need a game mode
  • The patches will boost you pc a great deal

Cons

  • Auto quarantines without any warning
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leader in antivirus software for pc security,utility and sytem optimization

By Jayson Kimathi

On Wednesday, February 10, 2016

this is the leading anti virus software that is so simple to use but yet so stong because it has to deal with any threat whatsover that it finds in your computer.Once you install it into your system you have to let it conduct a full scan and from this it can detect any problem with your system and will inform you that it wants yiu to resolve the problem and if you click on resolve it will go on and clean up your system.

There are three several ways that you can flash out virus from your computer and that is by perfoming a qucik scan,full scan or a custom scan.But i have to mention this that in the custom scan you will have to select the files that you want to be scaneed for example you can select my computer,downloads,system and others so tha all of them can be checked for any virus and be suitable for use at any moment.If you want to clean up space just click on clean up and the sytem will do so very fast.

Pros

  • it is free to download
  • can patch up the files in your computer for effective optimization of the computer

Cons

  • some virus many be too hard for the anti virus to remove
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360 Total Security: not an iteration of traditional security concept!

By Elizabeth Tweetee

On Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Malware scanning, internet security, real-time activity etc. are a few terms we come up with in every Antivirus review and we see nothing more in most of them. Kaspersky, McAfee, Norton, 360 etc. are a few names we all have on tip of the tongue, as best security solution software with handful of extra features. Here we see what 360 can do in real-life challenges!

The software has adopted material design, which is the latest pulse of Tech-world. Blue-in-white theme looks gorgeous. With no clumsy button placement as on Avira free software, user interface is kept minimal and intuitive. One-click access is provided for almost every function, making the software much more newbie friendly.

Scanning speed is comparable with Kaspersky Internet Security 2015. It captured USB shortcut virus, which is often ignored by leading security software such as Kaspersky. It handles all types of malwares efficiently and wipes out threat before it hangs your PC. If you’re unsure about some executable files, leave that job to Sandbox facility. Sandbox is nothing but a secure interface which hides your system essentials from suspicious software.

One thing you should know about this software is that it patches up important web content players. It’s no big deal if you’re not working with too many applets and flash files. However, the feature becomes deal breaker for some professionals who like to keep such players in their original states.

Integrated system tune up is a new trend among security software. Tune up facility cleans up junk files and unwanted records for saving your precious bits. I love this feature in 360 total security software. Unlike many other tune-up utilities, this one provides plug-in clean-up also!

Verdict

The software stands out as an almost impenetrable wall against malware threats. It’s not iteration of the security concept we are familiar with. Plugin remover and tune-up utilities help me tweak my system speed. I recommend it to everyone. Overall, I rate it 8.2 out of 10!

Pros

  • Top notch anti-malware prevention facility
  • Fast and efficient malware scans
  • Helps you clean up plugins
  • Better button placements for added intutiveness

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  • No way to prevent patchings
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • For my laptop device in order to give my machine total protection through out the year which can make me to sure with my personal computer, thank you very much

What similar programs have you used?
  • i have used the software antivirus used to protect the computer from any virus and abnormal system operation o 360 total security 8.0.0.1046

Review

Surfing the web is potentially dangerous if you go around without the proper protection, being exposed to viruses and malware. 360 Total Security is a complete protection suite that installs different tools for increasing the user's level of safety against the most common dangers on the Internet. The application is available as a free download for computers running Windows operating systems.

This new suite includes all the necessary functions for granting complete security, as well as protection for your personal privacy

Although the antivirus market has been really busy these past years with new companies trying to get their own share, the Chinese software company Qihoo offers their own approach to the security software. This new suite includes all the necessary functions for granting complete security, as well as protection for your personal privacy.

The interface of 360 Total Security uses the classic arrangement of most protection suites, with a main menu in which the most important functions available at just one click. With a simple and attractive design, the resource consumption has been reserved only for the processes that really matter; protection features. The configuration of the application through the different options is intuitive enough that you won't go losing your time with difficult and incomprehensible tasks.

Clean and easy main interface
Clean and easy main interface

Focus on your security

In order to increase your systems’ protection, 360 Total Security includes its own version of Antivirus and Anti-malware scanner, featuring a fast scanning speed for the complete Operating System. In order to ensure that the application finds all the harmful elements in your system, the suite uses multiple engines at the same time, just to be sure about detecting any kind of malware without failure.

In case you download a file that looks kind of suspicious, you can now open it without any risk using the sandbox integrated feature. This function creates a completely hermetic environment in which any of your actions won’t compromise the security of the complete system. That function aside, the security application works by updating your system, patching up the different applications installed, including Adobe Flash Player, Java Runtime Environment and the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Besides being a powerful security application, the security application also includes some maintenance functions for boosting the system’s speed. In order to do this, the application includes a network performance optimization, as well as for system’s services and startup items. Clean additional items from your computer by deleting junk files, thus creating more free space for your archives and documents.

360 Total Security 8.6.0.1140 Features

Learn more here about the main features of 360 Total Security:

  • Advanced integration of the most popular antivirus engines for complete protection
  • Quickly check the condition of your system with the checkup tool
  • Fight against cybercrime with the online functions for Internet security including Downloaded File Scan and Malicious Website Blocking
  • Keep your system clean using the junk and plug-in cleanup functions
  • Improve the performance of your computer with the optimization of boot-up applications
  • Patch up your operating system and the different applications and prevent security flaws
  • Check the level of security of your Internet Wi-Fi using the security check
  • Run any kind of suspicious application using the sandbox environment

Check the complete list of utilities and functions by clicking on the following webpage.

System Requirements

Find the main requirements for this security software in this section:

  • Operating System: Windows XP or later version
  • Processor: 1GHz CPU or faster
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Size: 30.4MB space available for installation