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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:10 PM

Sophos Virus Removal Tool is slow, but free
By Mike Williams

Sophos has released a free on-demand Virus Removal Tool. The program previously was available to the company?s larger customers to help them clean up infected PCs, but now to anyone to download.

The Virus Removal Tool is extremely easy to use, with no settings to configure, no scan modes to figure out: it?s purely about on-demand full system scans. But this simplicity does mean you should be able to install the program and run it alongside just about any other security suite, as there?s no real-time access component to cause conflicts.

How does it behave? On our first look, scanning felt slow. Very slow. Of course that might just mean it?s being thorough, but you?ll need to be patient.

Read more about at: http://betanews.com/...-slow-but-free/

English: http://www.sophos.co...moval-tool.aspx
German: http://www.sophos.co...moval-tool.aspx

Global website offering Free Sophos tools: http://www.sophos.co...free-tools.aspx