The Charter anti-virus software requires Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 or Mac OS X. It is one of the components of the Charter Security Suite, which is available to Charter subscribers. Customers may install the software on up to 10 computers.
The Charter Security Suite uses DeepGuard 4 behavior-based detection to provide real-time anti-virus protection with automatic updates, automatic virus removal, spyware detection and removal and firewall protection. It also provides instant cloud-based technology to protect against new threats. Windows users have the added benefits of spam and phishing protection, parental controls and enhanced firewall protection that works with the existing Windows firewall.