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Editors' Review

by   / December 19, 2014

HitmanPro 3 (64-bit) doesn't claim to be the primary solution for your PC security needs, but it does add another layer of malware protection and what the publishers describe as a "second opinion" to see if your computer is infected and help you remove any unwanted files.


Plays nicely with others: HitmanPro 3 doesn't need to be installed to work but even when we opted for installation, there were no issues with our current antivirus program.

Quick scans: The initial scan took less than three minutes, and even though it will vary from PC to PC, that's a quick turnaround.


Settings: As soon as you open HitmanPro, there's a Next button, which immediately starts the scan. You'll have to change any default settings you don't want before you hit that button because there's no way to alter any settings once it initiates the scan. It's not a big drawback, but some software allows you to decide whether to automatically upload files to the cloud or scan your computer every day at startup before initiating the first scan.

Bottom Line

There's nothing wrong with checking up on your antivirus software, and HitmanPro makes an easy job of it. You'll have 30 days to evaluate the software with full functionality (scan and remove), and then it only allows you to scan.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of HitmanPro 3 (64-bit)

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Full Specifications

What's new in version

  • ADDED: Removal of Chromium based Tracking Cookies on Opera Browser
  • CHANGED: Tracking Cookie scan is now part of the "Quick scan" profile
  • FIXED: Scheduler failing to start a scan in rare cases
  • FIXED: Detection of Tracking Cookies on Brave Browser


Publisher Sophos
Publisher web site
Release Date May 17, 2019
Date Added June 03, 2019


Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 11MB
File Name HitmanPro_x64.exe


Total Downloads 869,164
Downloads Last Week 324


License Model Free to try
Limitations Scan only after 30 days
Price $24.95
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