IObit Malware Fighter usually comes with two different editions, Pro and Free. Pro version is normally priced at $19.95 for single PC license key per year and comes with 1 month of free trial whereas free version doesn’t cost at all.
In comparison with this 6 months license key and the paid one, there is not any difference in features and functionality. It will absolutely provide you full protection for 180 days.
For PC safety, we recommend you to create a system restore point whenever you install any new security software. It will help roll back the system in its previous working stage, if necessary.
During installation, it will ask you to install extra components not associated to its core functionality. Check or uncheck them accordingly required. To prevent it from downloading any extra software, it is better to disable that option from action center.
Other antivirus software will not interfere with its functionality. So, it is not required to remove any other pre-installed antivirus before you try IObit Malware Fighter.
The download file is fully compatible with Windows 10.
6 Months Trial Product Overview
IObit Malware Fighter contains various amount of tools to detect and remove sophisticated threats hidden inside a system. It provides real-time protection against latest threats in an efficient manner. It has improved its user interface on v5 to provide maximum ease on its use along with huge amount of features.
What is IObit Malware Fighter?
IObit Malware Fighter is basically an anti-malware software that cleans up Adware, spyware, Trojans and other malicious programs running on PC. With different scanning options such as Smart scan, it checks for possible threats on critical areas of system and runs automatically on when PC is idle. Smart scan is useful to get the job done quickly. While custom scan is a user on demand scanner that scans on selected areas of system. Real-time protection blocks threats on process and before they enter in the system with added feature of online and web protection.
To go straight forward, on our test, it missed few real time threats and prompt false warning for legit program. The online browsing protection also did not meet our expectation. There was false positives although phishing protection was considerable. Full system scan was somewhat taking longer than we expected.
Based on our test, we can conclude it to be average protection on PC. It cannot be used as replacement of other high performance antivirus software such as Norton, Bitdefender, Kaspersky and others. But, could be used as substitute to them. Our test made everything clear about its protection and performance. It works well with other antivirus or internet security software installed on the system.
Help and Support
Help and support are available only for Pro users. Note that free version is also available which does the job at no cost. Technical support is only provided for Pro version at $19.95 per year, regardless of the giveaway we brought for you here.
Besides, there are lots of improvement that we can see on its latest version such as improved accuracy and huge amount of signature database, bug fixed and support for different other languages than English.
IObit Malware Fighter Pro 2017 Key Features
- Best real time protection from hidden security threats.
- Light on resources consumption heavy on removing malware.
- Simple, fast and easy to use.
- Works good in combination with other antivirus software.
- Cloud antivirus feature.
- Attractive user interface.
- Auto runs feature for maximum security.
- Provides latest virus definition at the real time update.
- Clears tracking cookies from web browsers.
All of its top competitor’s product proved to be worked better. Our recommendation is to try this software if you need maximum protection in a tight budget condition.
- Easy to install and operate.
- Lacks independent labs test.
- Not equally effective as compared to other top anti-malware.
- Bad score on blocking malicious links.