Prevx1 is a powerful anti-malware software. This protects your computer from all viruses, trojans, worms, spyware, keyloggers, rootkits and browser hijackers. At present Prevx1 supports 32-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows 2003. Windows Vista version will be ready in 2007(1st quarter).
We can also use other anti-virus softwares along with Prevx1. If any harmful program is found then Prevx1 disable that program and put it in Prevx1 Jail. If you delete any harmful program from the jail then Prevx1 removed it from your computer automatically.
Prevx1 system tray icon shows different colors to indicate the status of a malware. If the system tray icon is in green color, it indicates that your pc is free from malware. If the system tray icon is in amber color, it indicates that you are using a new program which is not known to be safe. If the system tray icon is in red color, it indicates that your pc is infected by a malware.
Prevx1 sometimes need internet connection also. Prevx1 site maintains community database. So during your disk scan, it checks the programs on your pc with the community database whether they are harmful or not. So at this time it uses your internet connection. Also Prevx1 daily updates it's security settings through your internet connection.
You can scan all the drives of your computer fully as explained below. Right click on the Prevx1 system tray icon, then from Advanced menu choose File Scan. Now click Advanced Options.
Now choose Full System Scan then click O.K. Now click Start button. Then Prevx1 scans your entire system.
If any malware program hijacks your home page then you can reset your homepage with the help of Prevx1. Right click on the Prevx1 system tray icon, then from Advanced menu choose Restore Settings. Then put tick at Reset the Internet explorer Homepage then click APPLY. Then it will ask you to restart your system. Click Yes to restart your system.
You can observe jailed programs by opening the Console. Right click on the Prevx1 system tray icon, then choose Prevx1 Console. Now console window will open. In the Console window you will observe Status, Jail, Advanced, Preferences tabs. Just click the Jail tab. Then it will display all Malware files in Holding Cell. Just click Send All To Jail. Then all files will be in Jail. If you want you can permanently delete all jailed items with Delete,Delete All options. You can use Advanced tab for full system scan and for homepage resetting. You can use Preferences tab for turning automatic updates on and off.