Thursday, September 5, 2013

Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 v14 – 30 Day Trial Free Download

Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 - 30 Day TrialAfter BitDefender, it’s time for Kaspersky that has released 2014 antivirus product and got an overwhelming response to the latest improvements. Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 protects your computer from traditional and emerging viruses, malware, spyware, adware, and other threats. It is a strong and unswerving application securing your PC against a wide range of malware threats.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 includes the modern anti-phishing technologies that could detect malicious URLs proactively and even use real-time ‘Kaspersky-cloud’ information so that your precious data is not disclosed to phishing websites. The intelligent scanning, virus definitions and other updates are performed in the background, so that your computer performance isn’t affected. If your computer has a system or application vulnerabilities that have not up-to-date, Kaspersky prevents them exploiting them.

New Features:

The latest version 14.0 has added protection against screen lockers to unlock the screen using a defined key shortcut. This protection is very helpful in detecting and eliminating the threats. The new edition has accurate phishing protection on websites that contain dangerous scripts and programs.

The new ‘Anti-blocker’ functionality will find and remove the malware completely. The installation and product activation get easier now with improved GUI speed. The system resource consumption is limited and improved, which in particular optimizes Windows 8 performance.

Installation and Interface:

The installation is hassle-free making the user effortless to set up the whole process. You require at least 500 MB of free hard disk space, 1 GB RAM, Microsoft .Net Framework 4 or higher, internet access for license activation and updating databases, and 1 GHz processor or equivalent to install properly.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 - Main Interface

You can upgrade your existing Kaspersky product to the latest edition or download the new one that offers free protection for 30 days. After the trial period, you need to buy 1 or 2 year license for unlimited protection.

Coming to its interface, minor tweaks and improved have been made to the latest edition, focused on basic functions. The rest of the things are similar to the 2013 version. The GUI is refreshing and the speed is improved compared to the previous version. There are five important sections in the main interface window namely, Protection Status, Scan, Update, Reports, and Quarantine for easy access. If you click on ‘UP’ button beside Quarantine module, remaining things such as Tools and Upgrade are shown.

Completely below the interface, you can access your ‘Profile’, custom ‘Settings’, see ‘Licensing’, and get ‘Support’ from Kaspersky lab.

Key Features:

  • Protects in real-time from new and emerging viruses, spyware, malware, adware, and more threats.
  • Detects unknown malware proactively and rolls back harmful activity.
  • Instant Safety Checks for files and websites.
  • ‘Automatic Exploit Prevention’ ensures vulnerabilities won’t negotiate with your PC’s performance.
  • ‘Hybrid Protection’ combines the power of the cloud and your PC.
  • ‘Anti-phishing’ protects your digital identity.
  • ‘URL Advisor’ is integrated to al web links to advise you of the danger level of the links and subsequent web pages.
  • ‘Browser Configuration Tool’ utility makes Internet Explorer a bit safer.
  • ‘Privacy Tool’ removes the traces of your recent computer activity such as accessed files, cookies, logs, and other private data.
  • ‘Silent Gamer Mode’ helps you play games without any interruption.
  • ‘Rescue CD’ cleans your system if it’s infected beyond use.
  • ‘Microsoft Windows Troubleshooting’ scans the system and fix problems caused by malware activity or system failures.
  • ‘Technical Support’ via live chat, email, phone, and knowledge base.
  • Automatically updates small and frequent updates when connected to the internet.
Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 - Tools

There are four scanning modes – Full, Quick, Custom, and Removable. You can see the files that are disinfected, quarantined, deleted, and Not processed, during the scanning process. When ‘Browser Configuration Wizard’ begins, you can either perform diagnostics for Internet Explorer or roll back changes made previously. The ‘Privacy Tool’ also works similar to the BCW. In ‘Kaspersky Rescue Disk’, you can download ISO image from Kaspersky Lab server or copy ISO image from local or network drive. In ‘Settings’, you can get high customization levels related to General, Protection Center, Performance, Computer Scan, and other additional options.

Overall, Kaspersky Antivirus 2014 does not offer complete PC protection, but it protects strongly when you’re downloading stuff from the web, chatting, checking e-mails, etc. from malicious threats. If you want to have complete internet protection along with two-layer firewall, application control, anti-spam, and other advanced features, you can download Kaspersky Internet Security 2014.