Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus 2014 is one of the smallest, yet most effective, antivirus programs on the market. This program provides malware, worm, Torjan, keylogger and spyware protection, and it has many other features to make it one of the best antivirus programs of 2014. However, there are some areas where this program is weak and could use some improvement, and this review will go through both the good and the bad so you know exactly what you are getting if you buy this program. Since this program has some of the best lab tests of all antivirus programs, it is effective for home users and most businesses. IT teams may even get some use out of it, especially if they use the bonus features that come with this program.
Features of Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus
The software comes with all the features you expect from a quality antivirus software pack. It can check your system with lightning speed, and it can very quickly remove any corrupted file or virus it finds. Where this program excels it in size. Most antivirus programs are at least 50 to 100MB in size; some are even 1GB. Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus 2014 is only 600KB, meaning it could fit on an old floppy disk, with room to spare. This is because most functions are carried out via cloud architecture.
Ease of Use of SecureAnywhere AntiVirus
This is one area where this program suffers. When it comes to basic scanning and virus removal, you should find this program very easy to use. However, the bonus features that come with this program are difficult to use for most home users, because they are quite advanced. But, since the basic tools will probably be used the most, this should not present a problem.
Customer Support Quality
The customer support you get from Webroot is fairly effective, and it should be able to help most of your technical problems. The biggest issue with their customer support isn’t the quality of it, but finding information about support from their website. You have to go through several pages to find anything about technical support, and the area is very easy to miss.
Main Advantages of Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus
The most unique feature of this software that allows it to beat out any other program is its size. Being just 600KB, this program is definitely the smallest on the market, so it will be hardly noticeable on your hard drive. Aside from that, this program excels at malware detection, spyware protection and it is very good at removing any detected threats.