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Dr. Web CureIt! is a free antivirus scanner and utility that can treat an infected system. It is not a permanent tool to protect your computer from viruses in the real-time mode. But Dr. Web CureIt! can scan-on-demand and remove any malware products.
Dr.Web is a Russian antivirus company that has been creating security applications since 1992. They develop the widest range of antivirus software for various operating systems like Windows, OS X, Linux as well as for mobile devices.Read More
Dr.Web CureIt! can detect whatever was missed by your permanent antivirus software and neutralize such malicious objects as viruses, rootkits, Trojan horses, spyware, etc.
This program neutralizes all infected files by curing them and transferring into quarantine. Just click on "Start Scanning" if you want to check everything or select the particular areas and wait for the results. When the scanning is over, you’ll be able to view the report and take some actions for infected files.
The program’s speed is fast enough, but it still depends on what you're checking. Even though, selecting the option to check everything will take you only a few minutes.
Dr. Web CureIt! has own quarantine Manager that allows you to restore a backup cured or deleted files even when you restart the utility.
Also, Dr. Web CureIt! can automatically detect the language of your OS. But in the case when your local language is not supported, the English language will be installed.
Dr.Web CureIt! has a user-friendly and intuitive interface. It allows you to launch an auto scanner quickly and in a few clicks to check and cure your PC. For experienced users, there is a custom scan available.
Upon detection of any suspicious or infected files, the program shows the message in the system notification area. It will offer users the ability to see additional data and to take some actions and eliminate the risk.
A significant advantage of Dr.Web CureIt! is that you don’t need to disable the permanent antivirus software to check your system with this program. Neither installation, key’s purchasing, nor registration is needed. You just need to download Dr.Web CureIt! and launch the utility. When the scanning is done, you can simply remove the Dr.Web CureIt! file from your computer.
This program doesn’t have a built-in module for automatic updates. So, to get the latest virus database you need to manually download additions that are usually produced once or several times per hour.
Cross-platform use 5/5
Dr.Web CureIt! can cure any computer that runs Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2003/2008/2012 and supports both 32- and 64-bit systems. Moreover, this tool can work in combination with any other installed antivirus program on the computer without any conflicts.
Also, you can use this program to check your phone for viruses by testing the memory card. However, for a more thorough checkout, Android users should install a mobile antivirus application from Doctor Web separately.
Dr.Web CureIt! is a straightforward antivirus scanner which will check any area of your PC and detect various infected files. So, if your PC is severely infected, Dr.Web CureIt! a right choice for you. This program will clean an infected system quickly and cure your computer excellently. However, it doesn’t have a real-time protection, and therefore it can’t be used as a permanent antivirus program.Collapse
Dr.Web CureIt! is a perfect choice for an effective computer scanning and quick curing from all malicious objects.
Pros : interface available in 23 languages;
quick and thorough scanning;
doesn't require to restart a computer to use it;
doesn't slow your system;
compatible with every antivirus;
Cons : needs to be updated manually;
no realtime protection;
scanning can take some time;
Cross-platform use 5.0