One of the disadvantages of escan antivirus is that the scanner can't check for malware automatically, it has to be removed manually unfortunately.
It is also strongly recommended that when you install the product you are to choose the English version of eScan antivirus, otherwise the important file "Find.bat" will not be working correctly.
Another disadvantage of escan antivirus is when you close the program, there appears a reminder to purchase a commercial version of the antivirus from the same developer.
Choosing the available options to your liking, you can either scan all your hard disks for malicious code at once or choose one of them where you suspect to find viruses. There exists an option of adding the program to startup list of programs. One should click the button "Add to startup", wich can be found inside the main menu of escan antivirus. All the scanning results are noted in the specifically designed log file. Besides,the whole process of scanning is depicted in a small window and one can follow the process of scanning: see which files or directories are being scanned for viruses at the moment.Do not pay attention to the fact that escan antivirus is a freeware program. This is a user-friendly program of a high class that has won many various awards worldwide.
eScan protects your personal computer against countless viruses, Trojan horses, worms, malware, etc. eScan antivirus represents the latest developments of the leading programmers in the field of Anti-Virus software technologies. The program was developed based on the principle of the MWL technology (MicroWorld Winsock Layer). MWL creates a special protective "aura" for your computer. It represents a real-time protection for your PC from the moment you turn it on and up to the moment you switch it off.
MWL is a next-generation technology created to deflect threats before they enter and do harm to your files and programs. Many other competitors try to stop the infection after the virus already reached your computer.
The key features of the product are: eScan's primary features are:
Content Security and Parental Control - this option blocks sites with illicit content and allows adults to control the pages their children visit. SMTP, POP3, IMAP and HTTP traffic is scanned for viruses and other threats. Anti-Virus Engine - a powerful antivirus engine, able to detect and neutralize all known outer threats. The engine checks HTTP traffic for malicious code, e.g. Java Applets, Active X controls, guaranteeing top security for your computer. Block Spam - a powerful anti-spam utility guarding you from unsolicited correspondence. Block Attachments - You can manually choose the attachment types which are to be blocked by the program. Heuristic Scan Engine - Reveals new viruses invisible for other antivirus programs. Auto-download Updates - a possibility to download free updates for antivirus databases.
Web Washer - Web Washer filters and deletes all the sites you visited from cache protecting your privacy. eServ - allows the system administrator to install upgrades and updates for the network users with the help of eScan Management Console.