Emsisoft Anti-Malware Review

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Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2018 is the product by Emsisoft Ltd, whose aim is to protect your system from threats and programs that can manipulate settings. It is a complete anti-virus and anti-malware tool that is capable of efficiently detecting a wide range of virus and malware within a short time. It provides real time protection for your PC and saves you from a lot of trouble. It is a very helpful PC protection and security application that can run easily on your system without slowing down its speed.

Emsisoft anti-malware is a great tool for your home or business. It prevents ramsomware – unauthorized software that encrypts all your files, from entering your PC and therefore your documents are kept safe. It also prevents your PC from becoming a bot – a computer remotely controlled by a hacker to execute attacks on other networks. Another feature is protection against banking Trojans – this are programs such as keyloggers used by hackers to steal your credit card information and passwords to your online bank accounts. Finally last but not least, protection against PUPs – Potentially Unwanted Programs. They include programs such as unwanted browser toolbars that make your computer slow. Just in case malware slips through, it will definitely have a hard time passing through the second scanner yes, emsisoft has two scan engines. One from emsisoft the other from Bitdefender. So rest assured, your PC is in good hands.

Emsisoft Anti-Malware License:
The paid version of Emsisoft Anti-Malware is available at $19.97 USD from the website. The mentioned price is for a single PC for duration of a year. If you want to extend any of these then you can get discounts on your package. The trial version of the software can be downloaded for free whose validity will be for 30 days.

Emsisoft Anti-Malware Downloading and Installation:
After Emsisoft Anti-Malware setup is downloaded, open it. In Setup Wizard accept the license agreement and the installation process will start with extraction of files. In Installation Window you can choose preferred license model, adjust proxy settings and join the Emsisoft online program to improve their database of dangerous site better by automatic reports. Then all the software updates will be downloaded. After that it will ask you to enable PUP (Potentially Unwanted Programs) detection for keeping your system safe from unwanted software. In the end you can finish installation.

Emsisoft Anti-Malware Features:
Emsisoft Anti-Malware can find a large number of virus, Trojan horses, bots, worms, backdoors, keyloggers, rootkits, spyware, adware, cookies and many other zero-day threatening programs. It is a smart application that can automatically improve the working of other software by comparing them with issues that had occurred with previous users. It can also limit functions of any program that you are uncomfortable with. It finds the problems by running various types of scans on your system memory.

Emsisoft Anti-Malware consists of following tabs or screens:

This window is the dashboard of software. It displays the time of last downloaded update, version of software along with its details, shows help options, lets you follow the developers on social networking sites, read latest new about the software and access useful options from the main window itself.

This tab lets you check protection of the software by checking application rules, surf protection, enabling Email notifications to know about detecting threats quickly, activating file guard and block certain behaviors.

Scan tab can perform three different types of scans on your system. It can run quick scan for finding threats in running programs checking malware traces. Malware scan goes through those parts of your system in detail where there are more chances of malware attacks. Custom Scan lets you run scan according to your own requirements.

The detected items are placed in this list and then you can restore them, permanently delete, submit for analysis and copy the selected files to any location.

It includes the list of activities performed by the software.

Here you can customize various settings for general, privacy, updates, notifications, permissions and license sub-categories.



  • Malware scanner
  • Easy to use
  • Warns against potential malwares


  • First Deep scan took long time
  • Some false alarms Unreliable URL blocking Mixed test scores


Anti-Malware Software - 9.9
Real-time File Guard scans - 9.7