Protects your personal computer against viruses and malware

G Data Total Security is a comprehensive security suite, comprised of several tools, which have to role to protect the system against all sorts of vulnerabilities, like phishing, viruses, spam, and malware.

The app comes wrapped in a standard and nicely stylish interface, with red and grey nuances, lots of tabs, a well-organized menu, and large icons. However, the buttons tend to feel clunky, while there are also some difficulties in learning how to optimize the user dashboard.

The embedded features are various and include web protection against threats when navigating online and email protection to ensure an even higher degree of protection.

Moreover, users have the option to scan their system for spyware, trojans, worms, spyware by selecting the whole system or a file or just a directory.

Furthermore, there's a function that memorizes passwords from forums, online shops, or email accounts, which can sometimes be a lifesaver.
Also, with Browser Cleaner, individuals can remove unwanted toolbars and add-ons from browsers.

In conclusion, G Data Total Security is a complex and powerful suite for detecting, removing, and therefore keeping users' systems safe. It does consume a high amount of CPU, has a complicated configuration of proxies, but it gets the job done.

John Saunders
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Review summary


  • Provides protection against online threats
  • Comes with email protection
  • Includes Browser Cleaner


  • Buttons tend to feel clunky
  • Consumes a high amount of CPU
  • Has a complex configuration of proxies
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