AntiVirus – Virus & Adware Scanner, Version 1.2

AntiVirus is one of the most advanced and quickest anti-virus tools available in the App Store.

It is fast, reliable and easy to use.

Below you find a brief explanation of the available options.


This is how AntiVirus looks when you start it:

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As first, hit the scan button:

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The screen will look like this when you use AntiVirus for the first time. It needs to check the newest virus definitions. After that you should not see this screen anymore, AntiVirus keeps itself updated without bothering you.

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To scan a specific file or folder, hit the scan button in the scan window and select the items you want to scan, then click open to start the scan:

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You can continue your work while the scanner is busy, although it should not take long since AntiVirus is really fast.
A summary is presented once the scan is finished:

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To get back to the main menu, hit back.


Included in AntiVirus is a Safari Cleaner. Hit “Clean Safari” to use it.

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A pop up will tell you how space that has been cleared when it is finished:

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Another nice feature is the port scanner. If you are unsure about a specific port being used and if it’s open or not, simply hit the button Port Scanner:

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In the next window, click Scan. The Port Scanner will then scan all ports of your computer and notify you, which ones are open.


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There are other threats, that are no covered with the measures above. Take it to the next level with the “Vulnerability Check”.

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To keep things simple, you are prompted with a similar window like before: Again, click scan to execute a vulnerability check.
When finished, you will get a list of possible threats other than viruses and malware.


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To leave a specific module you can always click on cancel to be brought back to the main menu. In the AntiVirus module you need to click back.

Thank you for using AntiVirus.


If you stumbled over this article by accident, you can get AntiVirus by clicking the link below:

AntiVirus in the Mac App Store

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