Key Details of Suryl Guardian

  • Recover PC from malware attacks or software conflicts.
  • Last updated on March 26, 2015
  • There have been 9 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Suryl Guardian 0/3

Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Suryl Guardian can restore your suddenly wonky or malfunctioning Windows PC to a previously created stable "environment" with the click of a button. If that sounds a lot like the System Restore tool already built into your copy of Windows, you're right. Suryl Guardian basically does what System Restore does; namely, rolls your system back when something's messed up. So what do you get with Suryl Guardian? Two things: 1) It offers lots more than System Restore, like easy scheduling, kiosk mode, password protection, and other options; and 2) it's way easier to use. Suryl Guardian is free to try for 30 days.

Suryl Guardian's wizard-based setup process requires at least one reboot and involves creating your first Environment (restore point). The program's main interface, the Console, has but two buttons: Refresh Computer, which runs the system restore process, and Update Environment, which creates restore points. You can (and should) set up a schedule to regularly create Environments, and Suryl Guardian makes the process very easy. The Advanced Settings includes a separate window for managing Environments. With Tools/Preferences you can, among other things, enable kiosk mode, which adds a refresh with each reboot. Suryl Guardian warns users that the restoration process might require multiple reboots (ditto the Windows tool) and ours did. After removing Suryl Guardian and restoring System Restore (including Group Policy settings) we ran the Windows tool, which did the job, too, only with many more steps.

That's key: Suryl Guardian is for those users who don't want to learn how to fix their PCs beyond what is absolutely necessary. For them, the convenience of being able to roll back unhappy changes with the click of a button outweighs Suryl Guardian's modest cost. Suryl Guardian is a much better choice for the vast majority of PC users who don't know what just happened to their PC, and don't want to know. They just want it back to normal.

What's new in version 6.3.0691

Version 6.3.0691:
  • Extends Automatic Backup Frequency to include a Weekly Value (564).
  • Adds Suryl installation directory to the Path Variable at Install (559).
  • Option to share the Users folder across all environments, retention of user data (553).
  • Addition of Quick Refresh option, single reboot recovery (543).


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
November 18, 2014
Latest update
March 26, 2015
Version
6.3.0691
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
7,190
Downloads Last Week
0

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User Reviews

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Developer's Description

Recover PC from malware attacks or software conflicts.

Suryl Guardian is a the simplest PC recovery tool available. Through July 1, 2015 Suryl Guardian is free to consumers, enter PROTECT at checkout for your free license.

Users can easily undo PC problems by going back to a time before the problems started. If you have a virus, click a button; you have malware, click a button; it is just not working right, click a button. It's that fast and simple. Suryl Guardian simplifies the management and restoration of PC's. Regardless of user errors, virus, malware, application deployments or application conflicts, a bad event can be easily removed at the click of a button.

Simple User Interface, two buttons are all you need. Create automatic save points on a programmable schedule. Password protected to ensure authorized access. Minimal system resource usage, does not affect PC performance. Suryl's isolated environment technology ensures clean restore points. Kiosk Mode - Computer always returns to the locked state. Enterprise Options: Enterprise deployment through customizable installation script. Silent installation option Ability to hide Desktop, User Prompts and Start Menu Icon. Software updates, select to obtain from suryl.com or your server. Full program logging for system administrators. Command line functionality for remote execution. Remote status reporting for integration into IT Dashboards and Tools.