ClamWin AntiVirus is a free, antivirus software tool-kit capable of detecting many types of malicious software, including viruses. One of its main uses is on mail servers as a server-side email virus scanner. ClamWin is the updated version of Calm antivirus. Calm AV was developed for Unix ,AIX, BSD, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS X, OpenVMS, OSF and Solaris. As of version 0.96 ClamWinAV builds and runs on Microsoft Windows. Both ClamWin AV’s and Calm AV updates are made available free of charge.
- [advt]Scanning scheduler (only effective with user logged in).
- High detection rates for viruses and spyware.
- Automatic virus database updates on a regular basis.
- Standalone virus scanner and right-click menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explore Context menu integration for Windows Explorer.
- Add-in for Microsoft Outlook.
- A portable version that can be used from a USB flash drive.
ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.
ClamWin Software Tool for USB drive
ClamWin is also available as a portable tool with the Portableapps.com platform. The Portableapps.com platform acts as a launching pad for a wide range of portable applications from Portableapps.com.
If you want ClamWin to be launched directly from a directory, without any installation, you can extract the file to a directory in your USB drive or your PC’s disk drive and then run the application directly from the directory. This will not add any entry in the registry. You can simply copy these extracted files to anywhere and run immediately without any other installation process.
If you want ClamWin to be launched from Portableapps Launch platform, first you have to download and install the Portable apps launch platform in USB or PC. Then install ClamWin using Portable apps launch platform. [Portable apps launch platform can install and provide shortcuts to all your downloaded portable applications from portableapps.com]
Download ClamWin portable for your USB Drive