Free anti-virus software don’t protect you hundred percent but it’s always good to have one rather than not having any protection at all. Below you will find 5 popular free anti-virus software which you can use.
1. AVG Anti Virus (Free Version) – AVG Free provides you with basic antivirus and anti-spyware protection for Windows and is available to download for free. It’s the most downloaded software on CNET’s Download.com. Free protection against viruses and spyware (antivirus and antispyware. Fast, effective security that is kind on resources. Compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
2. Avast Anti-Virus (Free Version) – Over 150 million downloads. Protects against viruses and spywares. Supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows 2000. Quite fast and easy to use.
3. Avira Free Anti-Virus – Protects your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, Trojans and costly dialers.
4. Microsoft Security Essentials– Provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials runs quietly and efficiently in the background so that you are free to use your Windows-based PC the way you want—without interruptions or long computer wait times. Compatible with XP, Vista and Windows 7.
5. Panda Cloud Anti-Virus – Antivirus & Antispyware, Anti-rootlkits, online and offline protection, url and web filtering. Definitions are stored online so you are always up to date.