Anvi Smart Defender

Anvi Smart Defender

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 99 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3
  • Total Downloads:
    1,124,308
  • Date Added:
    September 01, 2014
  • File Size:
    34.36MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    225
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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Anvi Smart Defender helps you keep your computer clear of all types of viruses and malware using both local and cloud scan engines. This technique enables Smart Defender to provide better protection through quicker and more accurate identification of harmful files and programs.

Pros

Multiple scanning options: You can choose to run a Full Scan or Quick Scan anytime you open the program. And if you're more experienced using these types of programs, you can take advantage of the Custom Scan option.

Clear data presentation: Scan results are presented in a way that makes them understandable to even the least experienced users. While scanning is underway, you can see updated totals on the number of items scanned, number of threats found, overall scanning progress, and the duration of the scan.

Cons

Long full scan: A full scan is very thorough, but it takes a long time, sometimes upwards of half an hour. That doesn't have to be a huge inconvenience, though, as long as you know to expect it and plan ahead.

Bottom Line

Anvi Smart Defender works well to keep your computer protected from all types of malicious software. There are also other features including Malware Protection and Anti-Hacker Options that show up in the interface of the free version of this app, and in the scan results, but that you can't actually use unless you upgrade to the pro version of the app. The cost of this upgrade varies depending on how many licenses you purchase and how long they are good for, but a single license for one year costs $24.98.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Recommended."

April 30, 2014  |  By Son_of_Earth

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 2.0

Pros

Realtime protection.
Webprotection.
Updates regularly.
Scan times are fair.

Cons

Slows down system noticeably.
False positives may happen.

Summary

The free version is recommended but if you want additional protection you'd have to buy the pro version.
It caught the few malware/warez I have in my system but I already knew they were there. The false positives were game mods for Generals ZH from SWR productions (ShockWave and Rise of the reds).

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1 stars

"I don't recommend to use"

March 25, 2014  |  By dowivp

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

Cloud technology

Cons

Detection is very insufficient

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5 stars

"THE ONE FOR ME."

March 02, 2014  |  By TOCAN734

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

I HAD A VIRUS I USED ABOUT FOUR DIFFERNT ANTIVIRUS PRODUCTS AND NONE OF THEM DETECTED THE VIRUS WITH A QUICK SCAN. I TRIED ANVI SMART DEFENDER FREE VERSION. IT DETECTED THE VIRUS PLUS 6 OTHER PROBLEMS. REMOVED THEM AND NOW MY COMPUTER WORKS GREAT AND FAST.

Cons

MAYBE TOO MANY POP UPS OF WARNINGS BUT YOU CAN SHUT THEM DOWN.

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5 stars

"It is Perfect product so far.Thnks"

February 07, 2014  |  By vagoas

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

No further comments

Cons

No further comments

Summary

No further comments

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4 stars

"Additional coverage that augments your A/V Program"

January 27, 2014  |  By StageRt

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

Easy to set up. The UI is pretty straight forward.

Cons

Has ads placed prominently on the UI which is a little DUMB!

Summary

I like the way it works and it proves, once again, no single A/V or security product does everything.

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5 stars

"awesome software"

January 18, 2014  |  By BrianHanson81

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

very light, competent with 360 internet security, protection is good

Cons

too much annoying messages

Summary

overall a great additional protection software

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5 stars

"An extra layer of security"

January 17, 2014  |  By jmartinez_431

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

- Easy to use
- GUI is clean and easy to understand (version 1.9.3)
- Real time protection and detection
- Scheduled scanning option for automated scans
- Can upload files to the CLOUD that are suspicious for analysis/detection
- Includes: Privacy, Startup, File, and Process protection

Cons

- Some false positives detected
- Includes "PC Tuneup" features for maintenance and optimization

Summary

To summarize, Anvi Smart Defender (ASD) offers good Malware Protection. It serves as another layer of security. ASD should specialize in threat detection and removal, not PC maintenance. Works efficiently with most Antivirus programs. If you are looking for another Anti-Malware Protection system, choose ASD. I am running ASD, Baidu Antivirus 2013, KingSoft Antivirus, and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (Beta version) without conflict. Download it and try it out. A small program that is simple, yet very effective against malware threats!

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1 stars

"danger warning"

December 29, 2013  |  By ChoiceVoice

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

with stuff like this, there are really no pros. allegations against this company (or owner) are serious so not worth gambling with this software.

Cons

-seems to be spin off of iobit software? perhaps under new name to avoid malwarebytes hacking/stealing code stigma??

-WOT gives it a bad rating and warns not to use it.

https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/anvisoft.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=rw-viewsc

Summary

WOT user comments are serious deterrent to using this.

https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/anvisoft.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=rw-viewsc

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5 stars

"Excellent Protection"

December 12, 2013  |  By BlueJet17

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

I have used Anvisoft Smart Defender it works excellent. Over the last year they have upgraded it about 3 times which is excellent. It even has a registry cleaner you can use in real time while the anti virus software is scanning your computer at lightning speed. One thing I like about Anvisoft is their no nonsense approach to online protection. I also like their displays & colors of their programs, frequent upgrades & tips on facebook how to remove new threats.

Cons

None I can think of.

Summary

When ever I download their software it loads in my laptops very smooth and works as promised. Personally I like Anvisoft over other major anti virus brands. I have had issues with most majors. None so far with any Anvisoft programs I am running.

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4 stars

"This is an effective anti-malware program"

December 02, 2013  |  By j0a0m7es

 |  Version: Anvi Smart Defender 1.9.3

Pros

This program just found some more issues. It has worked well. Only a handful of free programs are this strong. I am glad I have it.

Cons

None of the antivirus programs catch all of the problems

Summary

You most likely need this program.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3
  • Repairing and fixing bug in cloud scanning engine that might be stuck.
  • Optimizing and improving white list working mechanism which will not activate Registry Guard if items are already in white list.
  • When users tick "Always do this operation" in Registry Guard, and allow the operation, the program will automatically add related items into white list.
General
Publisher Anvisoft
Publisher web site http://www.anvisoft.com
Release Date August 21, 2014
Date Added September 01, 2014
Version 2.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 34.36MB
File Name asdsetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,124,308
Downloads Last Week 225
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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