With time running have a antivirus active on your PC is crucial. The network can give us very bad surprises, even if you are careful web surfers.
The threats lurk everywhere: banner ads, free programs to download, torrent, streaming sites, eMule, email, and much more!
Just a moment of inattention and your PC may become unusable.
If you don't want to spend money to buy a Anti virus professional You can put the most famous free antivirus available on the net: It is very important though downloading them from the official websites and take extra care during installation: many of these Free antivirus, Yes “all worthwhile” asking you, sometimes quite a bit’ sneaky, during the installation phase, to download some “Add-on” for your browser, allowing the author of antivirus to resell some of your browsing data.
There are many websites that promise to compare the results of thousands of tests with various antivirus, tests ranging from real capacity to recognize a virus to speed and workload that the antivirus provides your PC. We tried the most popular free Antivirus, and we can tell you that the differences are not huge: everything is free.. is worth little more than it paid!
This to tell you that the free antivirus work, but you cannot expect excellent results.
Below we offer the free antivirus we tested in 2017:
Windows Defender is preinstalled on Windows 10 and allows easy handling and no ads of any kind. Virus definitions are updated quite frequently and does not require any configuration for using it. Being distributed by Microsoft is in fact the least intrusive antivirus and what slows our computer's activities less.
360 Total Security
Supplies not only the antivirus also support antiphishing, protection for online shopping, block network threats, tools to clean hard drive, a checker for Windows Update and more.
These features result in a fairly complex interface and an aggravation of the PC.
Advantage: use at least 4 virus engines, including Bitdefender, Avira and Qihoo.
Avast Free Antivirus
Although free, you could be installed on your PC the Google toolbar, unless you've been paying attention and clear the corresponding check box during installation.
Advertising doesn't stop there: appear often more advanced versions banners and invitations to try obviously surcharge.
Its scanning capabilities, According to the latest tests exceed AVG, but they remain under Avira.
AVG AntiVirus Free
This excellent antivirus becomes “uncomfortable” and annoying when we storm of requests to switch to Pro version, Obviously surcharge.
AVG has returned only mediocre results in detection tests according to laboratories “independent” AVG antivirus ranking by placing about half as protection from viruses.
AVG proves a good anvirus especially for its speed and its low system impact.
Avira Free Antivirus
Avira has a rather simple interface and trivial, and not proved attractive graphically. But Avira earn points where it's really important to have them: Avira is definitely geared more to his craft of antivirus that the look and feel: one of the best free antivirus software in circulation!
Av-Test, Av-Comparatives, VB100, give all good scores to Avira.
Even in some comparative tests among commercial antivirus (the payment) and free, Avira has proven approximately at the same level as the most popular paid software: BitDefender and Kaspersky.
Panda Free Antivirus
Panda Antivirus Free is truly a modern and attractive interface that makes it particularly easy to use it.
In laboratory tests showed a below-average scanning speed. However, also has a filter on internet sites that allows us to stay away from sites with malicious content, and also dangerous from USB.