Free Antivirus softwares
From my past articles about obtaining Genuine AntiVirus license codes and other hacks of updating Virus definition database, I have found that there still remain some people who couldn’t get these commercial versions of Antivirus for various reasons.
So, here are some of the best and Free Anti Virus softwares to protect your computers from threats and that too free of cost.
Avast Home edition
Avast is a good choice for home PCs as it is simple and easy to use. A trusted name including all the necessary attack and defense tools. FREE avast! antivirus Home Edition includes ANTI-SPYWARE protection and ANTI-ROOTKIT detection best-in class. You need to register (which is free) it to use it break-free for a period of 1 year. Avast itself has simple user interface and good protection features to fight with worm and virus. Moreover, Avast! Home edition uses less computer resource as compared other anti virus product.
Avira AntiVir Personal
Avira AntiVir Personal is a comprehensive, easy to use antivirus program, designed to offer reliable free of charge virus protection to home-users. It has a new interference with built in Antipyware, AntiPhishing protection and AntiDialer. Avira AntiVir monitors every action executed by the user or by the operating system and making able to react promptly when a malicious program is detected. Actions include repair, delete, block, rename and quarantine programs or files. Avira AntiVir also provides free support.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition is one of the most popular and one stop solutions for all virus related problems. Besides AntiVirus and Antipyware, it also has a Safe Search which helps protect you from those bad webpages that can sometimes come up in your search results. Moreover, it is now compatible with Windows 7 too. It features automatic update functionality and real-time protection as files are opened and programs are run. AVG also has a Virus Vault for the safe handling of infected files.
BitDefender Free edition
You can use one of the world’s most effective antivirus engines for free. BitDefender Free Edition is an on-demand virus scanner, which is best used in a system recovery or forensics role. Bitdefender provides the same basic virus and spyware scanning, and it adds immediate scanning, a skinable interface and statistical reports. The free Bitdefender edition uses the same ICSA Labs certified scanning engines found in Pro version of BitDefender, allowing you to enjoy basic virus protection for no cost at all.
COMODO Firewall Pro
Comodo AntiVirus is now part of Comodo Internet Security suite. It means you get all in one protection including Internet security, Firewall and antivirus. Comodo Internet Security has all the functionality of a paid AV without the price. It eliminates ALL known Viruses, Worms and Trojans from desktops and networks with no license fees or hidden costs.
If you use something different which worked great for you without spending a penny then please do comment and share it with us.