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Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.6

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Author: Emsisoft
Size: 128 MB
License: Freeware
Requires: Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7


Emsisoft Anti-Malware includes a guard, which recognizes and blocks all dangerous programs before they have a chance to cause any damage. The unique new Emsisoft Anti-Malware Behavior Blocker module immediately warns you when a program attempts to perform a potentially dangerous operation. It does this for every program, including those that may appear harmless at first sight! Features: 
Scanner:
  • Completely re-written dual scan engine framework for multi-core optimizations.
  • 450% speed improvement on average – with the same things being scanned.
  • Advanced caching for self optimizing scans – it gets faster with every scan.
  • New direct disk access scan mode for better rootkit detection (TDL-3, ZeroAccess, TDL-4, Sinowal).
  • Changed scan presets – added Rootkit scan, excluded Cookie scan.
  • Improved false positive handling.
  • Desired actions to be taken on scan completion can be set before the scan now, too.
  • The postfixes of infections were changed to !E1 and !E2.
  • New animation during active scans.
  • User interface simplifications for better usability.
  • Added loading scan engine animation in security setup wizard.
  • Missed scheduled scans can optionally be run on next program startup.

Realtime protection:
  • Significantly reduced performance impact of the file guard with smart caching.
  • Optimizations to strongly speed up the boot process.
  • Reduced false positives in real world use due to internal rating system.
  • File guard file extensions list can now be reset to defaults.
  • Internal and custom host blocker rules can be viewed more conveniently now.
  • Re-organized the guard tray icon menu to provide quick access to common features.

Licensing:
  • User accounts are no longer required. Switched to a simple key-based system.
  • Simplifications in license dialogs.
  • New referral rewards program to obtain a full version license for free by referring new users.
  • Get 1 month for free by referring another 1 month trial user.
  • Get 6 months for free by referring a buying customer.
  • New long term customer bonus program – renewals get 5% cheaper every year.
  • Improved notification when license is about to expire soon.
  • Each license is limited to use on one computer now.

General:
  • Settings can now be exported and imported by category.
  • Added security prompts to confirm final deletion of files, rules or logs.
  • Added newsletter subscription link in news area.
  • Improved update system for greater stability of online updates.
  • No more use of the registry to store settings – using ini files now.
  • Code cleanup and improvements to avoid potential crashes and hangs.
  • Simplified the setup process significantly.
  • Removed the trojan horse animation.
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