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With thousands of new viruses created every day, relying on traditional security updates isn't enough anymore. McAfee Internet Security instantly detects and blocks viruses--and stops web threats before they are downloaded to your PC. Reengineered to be faster than ever before, the software's innovative design simplifies your Internet security experience while offering comprehensive protection.
2011 Features and Highlights
Award-winning anti-virus, firewall, spyware, and online protection
Exclusive McAfee Active Protection technology
Unlike the competition, McAfee Active Protection analyzes and blocks new and emerging threats in milliseconds, so you don't have to wait for regular updates to arrive. The result: virtually no gap in your protection.
Detects, blocks, and removes viruses, spyware, adware, even rootkits, insidious programs designed to tamper with your PC.
(Improved) Two-way firewall
Enterprise-grade firewall blocks outsiders from hacking into your PC.
Easier to use
McAfee Internet Security 2011 is all about ease of use. The completely redesigned home screen gives you all the information you need at a glance.
Home screen with an easy-to-understand security bar and status area.
(New) Home screen
Completely redesigned to streamline your security experience. Easily check the status of your protection, monitor how many threats have been blocked, and manage your security--all from the home screen.
(New) Idle timer and scheduler
Reserve security scans and updates for when you are not using your PC, minimizing disruptions.
(Improved) Parental controls
Improved filtering controls allow you to effectively manage your children's online usage.
My home network
Manage security settings within your home network.
(Improved) Alert system
Alerts are less intrusive and easier to understand.
(Improved) Help center
Smarter and more intuitive--get accurate answers specifically related to the tasks you're trying to accomplish with contextual help.
(New) Easy account management settings
Create machine aliases, and easily activate, deactivate, or upgrade PC subscriptions.
(New) Advanced firewall integration
Settings made in Microsoft Windows 7 or Microsoft Windows Vista Network Manager will automatically update the McAfee firewall settings.
(Improved) Microsoft Outlook 2010 integration
For added convenience, the McAfee anti-spam tool will now be shown in a separate tab rather than within the toolbar.
Faster than ever
This year, McAfee Internet Security has been completely re-engineered so it's faster than ever.
Subsequent scan time of 327% faster.
(Improved) Scan time
Full system scan speed is faster, so you won't be slowed down.
Efficient download enables you to get up and running in a snap.
(New) Scheduled activity throttling
Updates initiate or resume when your PC is idle, minimizing interruptions.
Better protection against dangerous websites
(Improved) McAfee SiteAdvisor
Helps you know whether a website is safe before you click to stop malware threats. Advanced "phishing" protection alerts you to websites that may try to steal your identity or gain access to your financial information.
With easy-to-understand icons to help guide your searches, you know whether a website is safe before you click on a link.
Anti-spam and email protection
(Improved) Spam blocking
Advanced spam identification capabilities prevent it from clogging your inbox.
Better PC health
Safely removes junk files that slow down your PC.
Digitally destroys no-longer-needed sensitive files to prevent anyone from accessing them.
Get quick access to consolidate fragmented files and folders.
Online file backup
(New) Online backup
Take the hassle out of manually backing up your most valuable digital files. Once installed, the backup process is fully automated. Your files are encrypted and stored on a secure remote online server. Comes with 1 GB of online backup with the option to purchase unlimited online backup.
The McAfee advantage
- McAfee is the world's largest dedicated security company
- 30-day free phone support and unlimited email and chat assistance
- Continuous and automatic updates for the life of your subscription