Bitdefender QuickScan is an online tool which uses in-the-cloud scanning to detect malware running on a PC very fast, usually in less than 60 seconds.
Most online scanners are merely legacy on-demand scanners that are downloaded (along with a huge virus database) and then used to scan your PC as you would do with a normal Antivirus program. This can usually take from 30 minutes to one hour.
Bitdefender QuickScan takes full advantage of in-the-cloud scanning technology and is capable to detect active malware in less than a minute, taking just a fraction of the system resources needed by a regular virus scan. Moreover, there is no need for annoying virus signature updates, as the entire virus database and the scanning engines are hosted on remote servers.
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