HitmanPro 3 (32-bit)

HitmanPro 3 (32-bit)

Download Editors' Rating:
5
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Average User Rating:
4.1
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.6.1.164
  • Total Downloads:
    1,812,118
  • Date Added:
    August 11, 2012
  • File Size:
    9.81MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,814
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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Even if you run reliable antivirus software -- and you do, don't you? -- it's never a bad idea to have a supplemental program that can pick up malware that your regular antivirus application might miss. HitmanPro 3 (32-bit) is an easy-to-use program that can quickly scan for and remove a variety of nasty things that might be lurking on your computer.

HitmanPro 3 has an intuitive interface that makes it easy to get started. If you're ready to plow ahead with the default scan, just click Next. If you'd like to do some customizing, the Settings button will take you to a variety of menus that let you control how the program operates. Users can set HitmanPro 3 to run a scan at startup or on a particular day of the week, and there are also options for configuring a proxy. The Early Warning Scoring feature lets security professionals detect possible threats based on suspicious software behavior. We chose to run HitmanPro3 with the default settings and chose the default scan, as opposed to the quick scan option. The program took a little less than 3 minutes to scan our system, detecting 13 cookies and one piece of adware. We then had the option to delete each of these individually or get rid of all of them with the click of a button. The program keeps a log of potentially harmful items that it finds, making it easy to keep track of what you've been infected with. HitmanPro 3 has no Help file, and seems to assume that users will either take advantage of its basic features and leave it at that, or that they're experts who already know how to use the more-advanced features. Either way, we think that HitmanPro3 is a simple and powerful tool for keeping your system squeaky clean, and we recommend it.

HitmanPro 3 installs and uninstalls without issues.

Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of HitmanPro 3 (32-bit) 3.6.1.164. The trial version is limited to 30 days.

 
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September 20, 2012  |  By hikergirl

 |  Version: HitmanPro 3 (32-bit) 3.6.1.164

Pros

Now that I know what cnet & HitmanPro did - there are no Pros.

Cons

On August 12, 2012, this is the virus that Avast cleaned up: Virus: Win32:InstallCore-AM[PUP]
It was stored in: cnet2_HitmanPro36_exe.exe

Summary

This is not my first experience with cnet's having unwanted stuff attached to a download, but it is my last. If you want a software, go directly to the developer's Web site and download it. Stay away from software downloaded from cnet.com.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.6.1.164
Version 3.6.1.164 has updated a minor change to the Behavioral Scan, regarding the detection of executable files that do not mention their disk location in memory.
General
Publisher SurfRight
Publisher web site http://www.surfright.nl
Release Date August 10, 2012
Date Added August 11, 2012
Version 3.6.1.164
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 9.81MB
File Name HitmanPro.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,812,118
Downloads Last Week 2,814
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $19.95

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