G Data Antivirus 2017

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Product Overview

Category: Antivirus Software for PC
Product Rank: #7 in Antivirus for PC
Price: $29.95
Supported OS: Windows XP SP2/Vista/7/8

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The product features "Active hybrid protection with CloseGap" technology to close security gaps.

Lacks extra useful features like battery saver and search advisor.

The Verdict:

G Data antivirus combines advanced features like "Active hybrid protection" to ensure maximum security for your computer without compromising its performance.

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G-data antivirus software has achieved highest commendations for its higher detection rate than any other competitor. This has been achieved through implementing multiple scanning engines. G-Data Antivirus software has been integrated into a lightweight Interface that results in a fast and easy-to use feel.

The multiple scanning engines contributing to G-Data’s comprehensive protection guards your computer against viruses, trojans, worms, rootkits and all other types of malware. In addition, it also protects you from dangerous online threats like phishing attacks. G-data has secured the highest detection rate so far. Virus Bulletin certified this product with the VB 100% rating. The navigation is simpler and must be easy for both novice and expert alike. After the installation of G-Data the user needs to reboot the system.

G-Data has included the best of the features so far that makes it more desirable. Though the start-up takes time, the AutoStartManager feature sees to it that it does not engage the system resources along. The resource consumption indicator shows you the resources being used at the time of scan. Overall remake in the Interface results in a user-friendly experience. It also includes email check feature that scans the mails for any suspicious or infected file attachments. Unlike other antivirus products, G-Data has a feature to keep the scan going when the system is idle. Auto-scan and manual-scan options gift the user the freedom to scan on will or to automate it.

If you are looking for an antivirus that is lightweight, user-friendly and the one with very secured detecting methods this is the way to go. G-Data has been recognized by multiple antivirus testing labs for its sound techniques for detecting the malware, attractive features and the lesser footprint on the resources. So it’s totally worth the money you invest.

G-Data has a good help and support option inbuilt in the software itself. Navigation will make it easier. As far as technical support is concerned, telephone and email supports are available 24/7.


G-Data has been deemed to be the best of all by multiple independent research labs. Besides, if you personally go through the detection method, features, performance and advancement, you are more likely to arrive at the same conclusion.

Features & Specifications:
  • Offers maximum security through Active hybrid protection with CloseGap technology.
  • AutoStartManager boosts start up time of Windows.
  • Completely re-engineered user interface for intuitive use.
  • BankGuard technology offers secure banking and safeguards online shopping from intruders.
  • Behavior monitoring pro detects threats that are not previously discovered.
  • Hourly updates to combat new and emerging threats.
  • Real-time data comparison in the cloud protects against false positives.

Supported OS:

  • Windows XP (SP2 and above, 32-bit). Min 512 MB of RAM
  • Windows Vista (32/64 bit). Min 1 GB of RAM
  • Windows 7 (32/64 bit). Min 1 GB of RAM
  • Windows 8 932/64 bit). Min 1 Gb of RAM

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