Kaspersky Internet Security 2011, the comprehensively packaged tool offering complete security, prepares to give you a new dimension of enjoying a secured computer environment. With this program running on your computer, you can safely leave all your inhibitions behind and go beyond your preferences even when you surf online.
This is definitely a system that offers 360° security to your PC from all dimensions thereby making your system’s security an ideally foolproof one. To find out what makes it so robust and competent, feel free to read on.
Installation and Set Up
Installation of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 is a breeze because it doesn’t take much time if your PC runs at optimal speed and has enough memory space along with the specified memory limit to support this process as stipulated by Kaspersky. Furthermore, the installer is programmed with an easy step-by-step approach, which would even help out a layman to configure this software and add customized preferences.
The whole package is designed in such a manner that the solutions offered satisfy all types of users, who can select from either recommended or customized options as per their preferences. It goes easy on newbies but also provides enough functions to satisfy computer geeks who wish to personalize their settings.
When installation is on, the installer prepares itself to scan the system and build a few trusted apps, thus setting up certain processes to monitor your PC’s activity before the app closes down. Certainly, the set up process is very simple to perform, as most of the recommended settings are already enabled by default. What’s more, not needing to reboot the computer is something that would appeal the most to average users.
Interface and Features
Even before you run the program in your computer, you’ll be able to see that this program had already started scanning at an appreciable pace. An easy-to-read, color-coded interface lets you know the current security status of your PC at a glance. The utility of the Easy access desktop gadget cannot be conveyed in few words for it stands as a real value addition to this new release. Comprising of few panes, which depict the current security status of the system, the gadget presents itself on the right corner of the screen, ready to perform all actions you need it to do. Its resilient programming design would tip you off any malicious attack or unwarranted presence of Trojans in your computer.
When the main interface pops up on your monitor, you can see a list of menus that look after several internal applications of this program. This list of menu categories comprises the following applications: a Protection Center that offers an overall security shield; Safe Run, which provides a safer environment with an added layer of protection for running suspicious programs and websites. It is completed walled off from your data and PC settings, so you can have complete confidence that no harm will come to your PC. This is very useful when I download a new application from the internet. Virus Scan, a utility to overcome the menace of malicious programs, third party viruses and other computer threats and Update Center, a utility to keep tab on the last update of the database that powers the program. On the menu list, you will also find Parental Controls, which help you to manage when and how your children use the computer and the internet. and Tools, the main utility which has many sub-utilities that work in tandem to provide optimal security levels that will meet the standards of even the most security conscious PC users.
The ‘Block Dangerous Websites’ function provides users with the ability to work from a secure zone when they exchange information with web servers. The latest version of this software also takes its security functions further with the addition of ‘Geo Filter’ and ‘Online Banking’ tools. You can access this function by the menu of “Setting”.
As mentioned earlier, the ‘Advanced Settings’ feature epitomizes the typical characteristic of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011, which is to make an impact on computer geeks by befitting their requirements yet allowing non-techie computer users to work on the same utilities without any hassle. All parameters that are available on the left hand side of this ‘Advanced Settings’ tab are fairly easy to use as they contain simple check boxes that the user needs to choose depending on what he expects out of this software. This is where this release of Kaspersky scores big as the user-interaction with the interface is made as idiot-proof as possible. Comment: please provide a screen shot of the “advanced settings”.
Features That Are New and Enhanced:
“Risk-based Application Control”- Limits the resources that the third party programs normally enjoy before hacking into your system.
“System Watcher “– Lives as a guard, always on the watch, for your PC’s security.
“Rescue CD” - heals it all after an attack.
“Safe Run for websites”- minimizes the jeopardy of online phishing and other network-based threats.
Compatible with PCs having a free disk space of 480 MB, running on Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.
Help and Support
You can first look at Kaspersky Lab Forum, in which many of the most common questions and issue have already been answered. Kaspersky also provides free technical support, you can submit a ticket, have a live chat or call directly with the tech support.
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You can never feel completely safe while you are browsing online as the possibility of getting affected by malicious threats just keeps rising and never seems to desist. Being a dedicated internet user, you must give yourself a serious chance of running a safe computer that is secured in all dimensions. The all-new Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 has managed to uphold its reputation as the best antivirus product and has helped Kaspersky gain a reputation for providing unswerving antivirus security solutions, which are undoubtedly the best of their kind.