Security vendor Bitdefender has released Cloud based 60-second virus scanner to detect and alert users about active viruses on their PCs unnoticed by Antiviruses. You can download and  install this one minute scan tool on your Computer which scans the system for critical areas and running processes for active threats and generates the report if any issues or even no issues were found.

Key features of Bitdefender 60-second virus scanner

1. Minimal impact on system resources since it runs from cloud.

2. Silent scanning in the background.

3. Works with any other antivirus without any issues.

4.  Lets you view detected threats easily on its interface.

Bitdefender 60-second virus scanner what is it for

BitDefender 60-Second Virus Scanner is more for their products and services promotion than nothing else?

In the report you can see graphic above security status which may not be same for you as it  changes according to issues (no issues also) found on user’s PC. These all varied graphics on reports of users PCs offers to either install Bitdefender AV or use their premium services such as Windows Tune-up.

Download Bitdefender 60-Second Virus Scanner [works in Windows 8 too].

Final words

1 minute scan rises questions on effective ness of tool, I don’t really see the use of this for the user here apart from knowing the status of Antivirus, Antispyware, Firewall, UAC and Windows Update in the generated report.

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