SpyHunter is a system protection tool capable of detecting spyware and other types of malware. It is a free tool offered by Enigma Software. It is very powerful and is compatible with XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 versions of Windows operating system. It is highly efficient and can find malware that cannot be detected by other anti-malware tools. It runs scan to find hidden malware from files and performs real time protection to repel hacking attempts in no time.
SpyHunter detects virus, worms, Trojans, ransomware, adware, spyware, rootkits and keyloggers. It also scans installed web browsers to remove cookies inserted by different websites in system memory. For this purpose, it closes all open webpages. Therefore it is necessary to ensure that your work is saved before executing the scan. It updates virus and malware definitions from time to time. These definitions provide information of malware and help software in efficiently detecting and removing any harmful content.
It enables users to run custom scan on PC. Custom scans target specific areas of system and identify chosen problems only. This scan checks memory or registry of PC and all files saved by users. Moreover, you can look for rootkits and cookies only. It lets you enable or disable programs and provides Exclude function where you can add content that needs not to be scanned. It protects all your data and keeps a backup of uninstalled programs so you can restore them later if needed.
SpyHunter lets you modify settings as needed. You can get registered by providing user credentials. The software settings can be configured by choosing language. You can enable or disable various options such as automatic updates, start on system startup, start on program startup, minimize on program startup, hide splash screen, allow disabling of protected unknown items, repair registry associations on startup, check for abnormal hidden files on startup and ignore browser shortcut arguments.
Domain Name System is used by PCs to connect to network. This software allows you to maintain a database of DNS providers for staying safe from harmful sites that spread malware. You can configure its settings and activate advanced DNS protection for security sake. Well-known and trusted DNS providers include Google Public DNS Servers, Verizon Public DNS Servers, OpenDNS Free Public DNS Servers, Comodo SecureDNS Free Public DNS Servers and DNS Advantage Public DNS Servers.
The application contains a friendly interface where all options are divided into categories. Through its security options, you can run scan or turn on System Guard for real-time protection. System Guards settings can be changed to choose items that must be blocked. Spyware HelpDesk provides expert support. Here you can view answers to common questions or submit support tickets.
SpyHunter is a user friendly application with moderate consumption of system resources. It runs detailed scan on PC due to which it takes time. It generates brief report of scan so that users can understand problems with their PC and take necessary actions to resolve them. It is a must have tool for protection of computers.