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Dr.Web anti-virus link checker allows you to check any file you are about to download, any page you are about to visit with online version of Dr.Web anti-virus and it works on Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer.

For Firefox, all you have to do is install Dr. Web add-on like any other Firefox add-on.

For Opera:

From Windows Explorer go to Opera’s default directory under C:\Program Files\Opera\defaults. The defaults folder is the location for all of Opera’s configuration files. Then open and edit (using Notepad) the standard_menu.ini configuration file. The sections – [Link Popup Menu], [Document Popup Menu] and [Image Link Popup Menu] need to be edited with an item entry pointing to Dr.Web’s online scanner. The detailed instructions can be found here.

After that, a Scan Link with Dr.Web gets integrated in the right-click menu.

Internet Explorer users:

Go to the download page for MS Internet Explorer and download registry file drweb-online-ru.reg from the language choice among the seven given. Then double-click the file and confirm to add it to the registry.

Restart Internet Explorer and use with a right-click on a download link.

[via makeuseof]