Jiangmin Antivirus gives even novice users the opportunity to protect their computers from several different threats, online and off. There are a variety of scans that owners can choose among, including those limited to certain folders and groups of files, such as My Documents. The scans themselves can also be adjusted, enabling users to choose among speeds and modes that run from cursory searches to more detailed ones. In addition to being able to search the files that already exist on a computer, the software also offers real-time protection. Among the areas in which it provides protection are files, e-mail, internet browsers, IM programs, and scripts. Although the protection is solid, the number of options that the program offers can mean that users who want to configure their protection rather than use the default settings may find that it takes them a while to do so.
Aesthetically, the interface can be confusing to many users. Although the display is clean, may users may think that there is simply too much information for them to process on a single screen. Another problem, which is likely to be minor for most users, is that users do not have the option of minimizing the system tray.