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Dr.Web Anti-virus Light

by Doctor Web, Ltd
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 7.00.4
  • Bug fix.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B004XE5UA4
  • Release Date: April 20, 2011
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews)
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Product Features

  • Keep tabs on all areas of your device's file system
  • Rely on quarantine function when malicious objects are detected
  • Ensure that new applications and files are automatically scanned

Product Description

Protect your mobile device from viruses and spam with a popular anti-virus from leading Russian anti-virus vendor Doctor Web, whose acclaimed products first appeared on the market in 1992.

The application does not affect the operating system performance, and — more important — does not reduce the battery life. You can use simple and handy desktop widgets to access the application.

Dr.Web anti-virus Light uses the unique algorithm to detect malware – Origins Tracing™ for Android – which allows detecting the new virus families using the knowledge database on previous threats. A unique record is created for each malicious program and describes the behavior algorithm of this sample. This provides the efficiency of detecting new modifications of the whole virus family and significantly reduces the size of virus databases.

Dr.Web anti-virus Light key features:

– Constant anti-virus protection and threats neutralization. The anti-virus check of the file system is carried out by file monitor SpIDer Guard, which scans in the real-time mode all the files being saved in the device memory.
– On demand scanning is carried out by a specific component – scanner. Dr.Web anti-virus Light allows to perform quick and full scan of the file system or scan only critical files and folders.
– Quarantine. The detected threats can be deleted or moved to quarantine, where you can review the detailed information on the threat.
– SD-card protection from contamination by autorun files and Exploit.Cpllnk, which represent a threat to Windows.
– The small size of updates for virus databases allows to save the traffic and your money if you are using the limited mobile tariffs.
– Detailed statistics on the anti-virus operation.
– Two handy widgets to choose from to manage the anti-virus protection (sizes 1х1 and 4х1).

Technical Details

  • Size: 1.4MB
  • Version: 7.00.4
  • Developed By: Doctor Web, Ltd
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Read the low-level system log files
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Change network connectivity state
    • Find out the space used by any package
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.1
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
62 of 71 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Knocks out Kindle Fire on a Full Scan December 10, 2011
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I own a Kindle Fire, which I treasure. And so I thought anti-virus for the Kindle Fire was a good idea. So I downloaded Dr. Web Anti-Virus Light and immediately ran a quick scan. Worked beautifully. But when I tried a full scan, it knocked out my Kindle Fire, leaving it non-responsive. I was able to retrieve everything with a hard boot (on button 20 seconds, tap the on button). To say the least, I immediately removed this program from my Kindle. Yes, it was free, but it wasn't worth it. I spent an hour or more thinking I had killed it until I searched for help on Amazon and learned about the hard boot. Stay away from this product, for the Kindle Fire anyway.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent App! December 4, 2011
By PixelPi
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This app is fabulous. Did a complete system scan in less than 3 minutes. Easy to use and free -- can't beat it for free virus protection. Just FYI I used this app on a Kindle Fire.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Anti-Virus November 22, 2011
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I was really nervous about using my Kindle Fire without protection. I read the product reviews on various anti-virus apps & chose this one over AVG as it's reviews weren't as favorable. It's great, scans everything that you download!! A number flashes in the notification area to call your attention to the scan! ...now I know that the Kindle is protected.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Fire December 30, 2011
By Vincent
Verified Purchase
So I just put the Dr web anti virus light on my fire and it works fine so far it did not take long to run the full at all if anything goes bad ill come back and do a new review thank you
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great antivirus protection! April 25, 2011
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i have a wm8650 android tablet and wanted a strong antivirus that didnt suck up memory or cpu.this app fit the bill. its caught a few malicious files and hasnt let any on my system.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Fire - Simple layout, fast, and works fine December 18, 2011
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Works fine on Kindle Fire even on full scan. Full scan takes only a few minutes. Easily turn protection on or off. Sent out request for a fix for the false positive on ebay app earlier, and didn't notice problems after. Didn't seem to slow the device. You can go to settings and set it to daily auto update.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Keep your Kindle Fire safe from viruses March 28, 2012
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Excellent app. Scans all downloads for viruses and protects you from viruses while browsing the web. No interference with use of Kindle Fire, works in the background. From what I can tell, does not slow down performance either. A must have for all Kindle Fire owners.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Dr. is in December 18, 2011
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I don't know how good the protection offered by Dr. Web really is but the app loaded, ran both quick & full scan and update. No lock up or other signs of problems on my three day old Kindle Fire. Tentative rattling of 4 stars because of uncertainty as to quality of protection.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 star app
For a free app it does all I need and has been very useful highly recommended and have told friends about it
Published 1 month ago by Colin Chadwick
5.0 out of 5 stars good
I love this it does a great job I would like to say try it you will like it and it don't slow your kindle down at all
Published 1 month ago by DONNA
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice protection
I am very pleased with this app. I feel safer from virus' and loss. I use this app for a number of my devices.. Very, very pleased!
Published 3 months ago by Kitty of Iron Mountain
1.0 out of 5 stars Not impressed
Not any good if you have kindle fire as you can't download it, allthough Amazon send you an email saying you're purchased it. It also shows in your apps in cloud. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Mrs. L. A. Best
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent anti virus for my tablet
Ive had it for several years now works great. Usually checks my new downloaded apps to see they are safe.
If they are not safe I get a beeping sound and note.
Published 4 months ago by J. Melgar
4.0 out of 5 stars cell protection
Dr Webb was suggested to me by a friend and if it does what they claim it will be great
Published 4 months ago by Leb
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice, bright light
I can't rate the anti-virus because I haven't had to use it, but the light is a great little light. t is brighter than I thought it would be.
Published 4 months ago by ml54
3.0 out of 5 stars Seems ok
Others seems to think this is good, and as I'm not an expert, so I decided to trust what I read. It is easy to use the scan, but I'm not sure if it detects trouble without... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Gaynor
5.0 out of 5 stars DR. WEB ANTI-VIRUS
I like Dr. Web Anti-virus app. It helps to keep my phone clean virus clear. It works good. You should have it on your phone.
Published 6 months ago by Peter Westmoreland
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Antivirus
I like this antivirus best of all that I have tried so far for Kindle Fire HD and Android. It does the job.
Published 6 months ago by Prefl96
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