What is the best and free antivirus in the world???
• Greenwood, Mississippi
5 Dec 08
I'm a long-time user of AVG and Avast, but lately it's Avira that I've been most impressed with. I think the best way to pay attention to the antivirus scene is to pay attention to the virus test results researchers release. The last couple I've looked at showed Avira ahead of the other free antivirus programs (the last one was just released, I think by a group of Austrian researchers). I still have a computer that uses AVG and one that uses Avast, but nowadays I feel most confident about Avira.
3 Dec 08
Best free anti-virus software: Avast home edition is free and effective, it scans your downloads and emails for viruses (unlike AVG) and also includes anti-rootkit and anti-spyware, it can also run a boot scan, I use Avast along side Comodo Pro firewall both are free and have been independently tested and proven to be more effective then Norton or Mcafee. Avast Anti-Virus: http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.ht... Comodo Pro: http://www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/ Why Avast is better then AVG: AVG themselves state that the free version of their Anti-Virus does NOT scan downloads for malicious content where as the free version of Avast DOES, whats the point in having anti-virus software that can't prevent viruses from being downloaded to your computer, I've also tested both using the EICAR test viruses, AVG allowed all the viruses onto the computer Avast blocked them instantly Avast offers far superior protection.
1 Dec 08
I think no antivirus is best in the world. every av has some drawback. Even though protection level differ in AV. None is best. The good , free antivirus is Avg and avira. I can suggest these both AV to you...AVG uses less resources and it is gud(not the best)
1 Dec 08
For me Avira AntiVir Personal Edition is the best free antivirus, compare to other free antivirus. its use less resources and frequent virus definition updates.AVG Free Edition 8 uses a lot of resources not good if u have limited computer memory. Clamwin don't have virus guard (scan files from viruses when ur pc access any files), you have to scan your file manually before opening it.
• United States
1 Dec 08
avast! Home Edition is probably the best free antivirus out there. Registration is free and the program itself is free. I've trusted it for a long time :) In second place, I'd probably have to say AVG Free. It's not as good as avast! is, but it's still a good free antivirus. I use SpywareBlaster to prevent spyware from being installed on my computer. It's a nice program that doesn't even have to be running to protect your computer. Happy myLotting!
1 Dec 08
well o guess you wrote kaspersky in your discussion beceause it's trial and you can use it for one month, anyway... o guess kaspersky is better than the other ones in your description. Altough i am using Nod32 which offers a trial of 30 days , o have no problems , i dont even notice that i have an antivirus on :). It does his jos pretty well. you can get it from www.eset.com