Lists of frequently asked questions
Can I launch Dr.Web CureNet! from CD/DVD?
No, you cannot, because Dr.Web CureNet! requires the Wizard to be installed on a LAN PC. This is, however, a great advantage of Dr.Web CureNet! — and you can launch the utility from USB data storage
How can I update Dr.Web CureNet!?
In order to update Dr.Web CureNet!, you need to log into the Dr.Web CureNet! user personal area and download the latest version from there. Since a PC from which a LAN is scanned might not have an Internet access or its an access blocked by the provider, we strongly recommend to download an actual Dr.Web CureNet! version before scanning your network. Unique Dr.Web CureNet! distribution files are generated for each user.
How can I download Dr.Web CureNet!?
If the Dr.Web CureNet! serial number is not registered yet, please register it on this page. At the final stage of registration a link to download Dr.Web CureNet! personal distribution file will be generated.
If the Dr.Web CureNet! serial number is already registered, go to Dr.Web CureNet! personal area and download your Dr.Web CureNet! personal distribution file.
How can I register Dr.Web CureNet! serial number?
You can register it on this page. At the final stage of registration a link to download Dr.Web CureNet! personal distribution file will be generated.
I am a Dr.Web Enterprise Suite user. How can I use Dr.Web CureNet! for free?
Register the serial number for the valid Dr.Web Enterprise Suite license.
You are allowed to use Dr.Web Enterprise CureNet! free of charge as long as the Dr.Web Enterprise Suite serial number is valid. However, your Dr.Web CureNet! personal distribution file will only be valid for 1 day. Therefore, you will have to register the serial number every time you need Dr.Web CureNet!. Every time a new Dr.Web CureNet! personal distribution file will be generated for you.
What is the difference between this new product and Dr.Web CureIt! or Dr.Web Enterprise Suite?
Dr.Web CureIt! is used to scan individual PCs and can fulfil needs of small companies. However, if there are many computers in the company, scanning each of them will take a lot of system administrator time and distract employees form their work. Dr.Web CureNet! allows performing scanning remotely over a network in the background so that a user can remain unaware of it. System administrator can operate from the single computer thus minimizing anti-virus influence on the performance of computers being scanned.
Dr.Web Enterprise Suite is designed to permanently protect the network. It is a very powerful product rich of numerous features. In order to use Dr.Web Enterprise Suite one has to deploy it on all hosts while with Dr.Web CureNet! you won’t need to deploy or install anything. Moreover, scanners will remove themselves from target hosts upon completion of scanning.
How can I get a demo key?
Download the program distribution demo file to evaluate Dr.Web CureNet! Remote curing is not available in demo version so you need to purchase a license to download fully functional Dr.Web CureNet! version.
How is Dr.Web CureNet! licensed?
The product is licensed per number of workstations on which scanning followed by curing will be performed for 10, 30 or 365 days of use. Such license periods are used because Dr.Web CureNet! is designed for regular scanning but not to provide resident protection.
Can I use Dr.Web CureNet! together with anti-virus products from other vendors simultaneously?
Yes, you can. Dr.Web CureNet! is designed to operate in a network environment protected with other security products.
I already have an anti-virus installed. Why should I use Dr.Web CureNet!?
No anti-virus can detect all malicious programs currently in the wild, let alone the fact different anti-viruses vary significantly in terms of detection and curing capabilities. The number of viruses in the Internet is huge and new species appear very quickly. Regular local network “health” checks with Dr.Web CureNet! will help you verify reliability of your anti-virus software and cure computers in emergency situations when your anti-virus fails to neutralize a threat.
How can I use this product?
You can use Dr.Web CureNet! for regular scans of your local network hosts if they are not protected by any other anti-virus, or if you suspect that the installed product doesn't detect some viruses.
Caution! Dr.Web CureNet! is not designed to provide constant anti-virus protection but perform only one-time scans. It doesn’t prevent malicious programs from infiltrating into a network between scanning sessions.