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If you have never heard of Kaspersky Anti-Virus, the company has been around since the late 1990s providing protection for both home and business PCs. In recent years, Kaspersky has expanded into different levels of PC protection offered at various price points.
If you are having difficulty choosing an antivirus program to protect your personal PC, in this article we will review and summarize Kaspersky Antivirus to provide you with the basic information you need to know.
Kaspersky is offered in two categories of protection which include complete protection and standard protection. Under each of these categories are two different products. In the complete protection category is Kaspersky Internet Security-Multi-Device and Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security. In the standard protection category is Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 and Kaspersky Antivirus 2014.
All four Kaspersky packages include the following top features:
Other top features that are exclusive to specific editions of Kaspersky include:
A primary feature of Kaspersky Anti-Virus is the new interface which offers a clean design making all features easy to locate, including the status of your PC’s protection. The antivirus application also offers a nice package of extras including a vulnerability scanner, rescue disk, privacy cleaner, and virtual keyboard that provides protection against keyloggers.
A few of the drawbacks of using Kaspersky is that all versions are paid editions with the absence of a free antivirus option. Additionally, Kaspersky has been known to display false positives when you boot up your PC with Windows 8.
In terms of pricing, Kaspersky offers prices for both one-year and two-year protection.
For the standard category:
For complete category protection:
Depending upon the edition you purchase, Kaspersky is meant to be used with both Windows and Mac PCs. Plus, the extra features make Kaspersky a fairly decent PC protection package for the price.