RSS Feeds

Receive a regular RSS feed from our latest, most popular and recommended downloads

Latest downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most latest downloads

Most popular downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most popular downloads

Recommended downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our recommended downloads


Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

Anvi Smart Defender 2.4

Protect your PC from malware?

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 7 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP

100MB free hard drive space

Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Software Cost: $24.98 (Windows)
Date Updated: 03 January 2015
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 1231
Developer: Anvisoft
RSS News Feed:
Twitter Feed:!/Anvisoft
Back up your data with Acronis True Image 2016 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $29.99, saving 40%, from
Anvi Smart Defender
Protect your PC from malware?

Anvi Smart Defender is a compact tool for detecting and removing malware.

The program offers three on-demand scan types; Quick, Full and Custom. They're all fast, but unfortunately they're not too accurate, and there are no further configuration options.

The free edition of Smart Defender provides some real-time protection with six "guards": "File", "Registry", "Startup Item", "Web", "Privacy" and "Download".

Unsurprisingly, the commercial edition has many more: "Adware", "eShopping", "USB", "Behaviour", "Remote Access", "Remote Execute" and "Anti Exploit". All the guards can be enabled or disabled separately, but again there are no configuration options.

Anvi Smart Defender doesn't stop at detection, though. An Anti Hacker module scans your system, reports on vulnerabilities and poorly configured settings, and offers to fix them. It's mostly very basic (check the Windows Update is enabled, Autoplay is turned off), and there are a few options we didn't recognise ("Check if critical account is normal"), but it may help security beginners.

Version 2.4
     1 Optimized scanning engine to improve its stability.
     2 Fixed some bugs


Anvi Smart Defender is a lightweight antivirus tool which works well with other security packages. It looks good and is easy enough to use, but accuracy remains poor.

Your Comments & Opinion
Related Download Articles
Immunet FREE Antivirus 3.1

Immunet FREE Antivirus 3.1.13


Add an extra layer of antivirus protection to your PC with this cloud-based security tool

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (32-bit)

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool v5.41


Detect and remove some common malware from your PC

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool v5.41 (64-bit)


Detect and remove some common malware from your PC

SUPERAntiSpyware 6 Free

SUPERAntiSpyware Free 6.0.1226


Detect and remove trojans, rootkits, worms, keyloggers, hijackers and more

Spyware Terminator

Spyware Terminator 2015 v3.0.1.107


Detect and remove spyware from your PC

Other Download Articles From This Category
Windows Firewall Control

Windows Firewall Control


Take control of Windows built in firewall


AxCrypt 2.1.1478


Protect your confidential data from snoopers


AxCrypt 2.1.1478 (64-bit)


Protect your confidential data from snoopers

HTTPS Everywhere

HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome 2016.10.20


Increase the safety of connections to web sites by encrypting them

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $49.99
RRP: $179.98
Saving 72%
Buy Now
Offer Ends In:

Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.16.11

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's new in 2.16.11?

 - Due to a bug in iOS 10, your notification sounds may not properly play until you restart your iPhone (press and hold the power and home buttons for 10 seconds).
- In groups, you can now mention specific people to get their attention by typing the @ symbol and choosing someone from the picker. 
- When forwarding messages, you can now send to multiple chats at once 
- Ask Siri to send WhatsApp messages or place WhatsApp calls (iOS 10+) 
- Answer WhatsApp calls right from your lock screen, just like a standard phone call (iOS 10+) 
- A new Widget lets you quickly jump to a recent chat or see which chats have unread messages (iOS 10+)