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Dr.Web console scanners 5.0 released

February 11, 2009

Doctor Web — the Russian anti-virus software developer — releases the new version of Dr.Web console scanners for Windows, DOS, OS/2. The console scanners are inexpensive solutions for experienced users familiar with the command line. The console scanners feature the improved anti-virus engine and the same virus databases as Dr.Web Security Space and Dr.Web anti-virus 5.0. for Windows.

Experienced users knowing how to work with the command line can use Dr.Web console scanners for DOS, Windows, OS/2 to cure a system of various malicious objects.

The console scanners are based on the updated anti-virus engine that has been operating perfectly in Dr.Web Security Space and Dr.Web anti-virus 5.0 for Windows. The engine features cutting-edge detection and neutralization technologies and enables the anti-virus to detect malicious code disguised by means of unknown packers and check archived files at any nesting level. Origins Tracing is a non-signature scan technology also implemented in the scanners. It allows the anti-virus to detect unknown malicious objects with high probability.

Apart from Increased speed of scanning and low system requirements, Dr.Web console scanners also have errors of previous versions fixed.

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