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Want a free antivirus that is GOOD?

Want a free antivirus that is pretty good?
Get Avast Antivirus
It's free
It updates itself
It's better than Mcaffee
It's better than Norton Antivirus
It won't slow down your computer

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what is the best antivirus?


The best free antivirus in my opinion is Avast 5. Though AVG is also good.
A paid antivirus would has Kaspersky or NOD32. I wouldnt recommend McAffee or Norton because they slow down your system.
Also, install SpyBot Search And Destroy. Its the best anti-malware/spyware software around.

Cheers.

Mar 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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i want to a free antivirus software down load


You could try Avira Antivirus or Avast. I recommend Avast. Go to http://www.avast.com/en-eu/free-antivirus-download
And here is the link for the free licence: http://www.avast.com/en-eu/registration-free-antivirus.php
You will have a licence for a year.
If you need further assistance leave a comment.

Jun 26, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Live OneCare 2.0...

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how do i scan for a virus


you need a virus scanner on the PC You usually goto start> Programs> and then look for the installed program - as mentioned below - run it and there you will an option to scan
Not sure what you may already have, PCs are often supplied with a commercial product such as Norton, Mcaffee or Kaspersky Usually the virus definitons get updated for the first 90days and then you have to purchase the product updates for an annual fee
Check to see what program you have - if is out ofdate, you will need to
  1. update and subscribe to the program or
  2. remove the program and install one of the free versions avaibable
There is also a good online virus scanner Heres is a link to one of the online scanners http://housecall.trendmicro.com/uk/
If you want to use one of the free programs - I suggest avast, I use that on all friends and family machines - but there are others

  1. Avast -- http://www.avast.com/en-gb/free-antivirus-download - to download the file -- Feee Registration for an annual key -- http://www.avast.com/en-gb/registration-free-antivirus.php
  2. AntiVir http://www.free-av.com/
  3. http://www.filehippo.com/download_antivir/
  4. AVG http://free.avg.com/gb-en/homepage
Two other programs to have
  1. Malwarebytes http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php and
  2. superantispyware http://www.superantispyware.com/download.html
Do NOT have two antivirus programs installed and running onthe PC at the same time To remove the antivirus installed demo installed on the PC - you may need to use one of the removal tools
  • Norton Removal Toolhttp://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
  • Kaspersky Removal Tool A link to Kaspersky - this varies with different versions
  • http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208279463
  • http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=193239279
  • If this solutions solves you problem, please do not forget to rate my solution.
  • If not, then please comment back so I can help some more

Apr 03, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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where can i download free antivirus for my computer?


If you are using Microsoft's operating system, then it will be best if you go by Microsoft's own free security product. You can download free antivirus from the link given below:
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
Microsoft Security Essentials has been reviewed as better than most of other free antivirus software. All you need is a genuine windows operating system.
Cheers!

Mar 27, 2010 | Symantec Norton Antivirus 2009 1-User -...

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what the disadvantages of norton antivirus and what are the performance norton antivirus


Norton may slow down the performance of your computer,and it is a paid software what i think is instead of going with this you can download any of these free software (avg,avast or avaira) they all are free for one year and do the same thing what norton does without slowing down your computer.

Mar 03, 2010 | Dell Computers & Internet

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