PC Privacy Shield is easy to download and install, with a few simple dialogs taking the user through the installation process. After the program is installed, it can run a full scan on all files on the computer, or a quick scan on the most common areas that tend to be infected by malware. The program also automatically retrieves the latest protection updates from the Internet, allowing it to detect newer threats, even soon after they are released. PC Privacy Shield user-friendly interface makes it easy to schedule automatic scans, which run at pre-set times. Users may also initiate on-demand scans which can be run anytime.
User-friendly interface – easily control the program and toggle the features and options with easy-to-use interface and intuitive layout.
Scan Scheduler – easily set the time for the scanning task to go off. Scheduled scans can be configured to run on a daily basis, every other day, every weekday, once a week or once a month.
Automatic daily updates – retrieves the latest definition updates from the Internet and installs them for the most up-to-date protection from online threats.
Hard File Remover – assists in eliminating the files that are hard to remove through the regular means, such as the ones that are locked for whatever reason. It can help with persistent malware removal.
Unstable Browser Add-on Scanner – looks for extensions that might affect the performance or stability of web browsers and makes it easy to disable them.
Startup Tuner – displays the list of all programs configured to execute when the computer is starting up and allows delaying their launch or preventing them from being triggered after system boot.
Virtual Keyboard – prevents user activity tracking due to the use of an input tool other than the physical keyboard therefore key strokes don’t get monitored.
PC Optimizer – encompasses a set of instruments for enhancing the computer’s performance through freeing up disk space and changing startup configuration.
Online Backup – allows the user to store their data on a remote server so that hardware problems or ransomware attacks don’t lead to the loss of important files.