1.1. What is Freedom Anti-Virus and why do I need it?
Freedom Anti-Virus is a program that runs transparently in the background to protect your computer from viruses. Viruses are programs that self-replicate without your knowledge. They can spread to other files or disks and the amount of damage viruses can do vary. Some viruses simply pop-up a message while others cause more serious damage like overwrite system files or corrupt data. If a file is infected, Freedom Anti-Virus will find and repair the damaged file.
1.2. What features are included in Freedom Anti-Virus?
Freedom Anti-Virus integrates the following key functionalities:
1.3. How can I get virus updates and why do I need them?
Approximately a dozen new viruses appear and are spread each and every day on the Internet. To be protected against the latest threats it is crucial that your anti-virus software is kept current. Freedom Anti-Virus updates are automatic. When you start your computer and connect to the Internet, the program checks for new updates then downloads and installs them. When your computer is running, the Anti-Virus checks for updates every three hours so you can be sure that you have the latest update without ever having to search the web.
1.4. Does Freedom Anti-Virus remove viruses from my computer?
Yes, Freedom Anti-Virus protects your computer by constantly working in the background, scanning your computer in real-time, detecting and blocking the viruses, and automatically disinfecting the effected areas of your computer.
1.5. Does Freedom Anti-Virus offer complete online security?
Freedom Anti-Virus is a great first step towards protection. If you require complete protection for your family, Freedom Family Bundle combines the Firewall, Anti-Virus, Pop-Up Blocker, and Parental Control, with other great security features such as a Form Filler/Password Manager, Keyword Alert, and Cookie Manager.