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May 2, 2012 COMPUTERS & SOFTWARE No Comments

imageAnti-virus software is must have program. Why? Going online without protection against the latest viruses, worms and Trojans; your computer is vulnerable. With fast spreading viruses, your computer can be infected within seconds after launching a website that contains virus or downloading malicious program. There are many types of viruses, some cause harmless but some cause devastating. The solution is getting one of the following five anti-virus programs installed in your computer if you don’t have one.

1. Avast! Home Edition

Avast! Home Edition is one of the most popular free antivirus software packages available on the internet today. It had been announced and celebrated 100 million registered users in late November 2009. The program is available with more than twenty language versions such as English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Chinese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Other, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and more. The program developed by ALWIL Software Company.

2. Avira AntiVir Personal

Avira AntiVir Personal is offered for free of charge to computer users to download and use, it is available for multiple platforms include Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris. This package is developed and offered by Avira GmbH. It is also one of most favorite antivirus program for home users. With basic protection, protects your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, Trojans and costly dialers. It is now also included basic Anti-spyware projection feature.

3. AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition

When talking about free antivirus software, AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition must be one of them. The program is provided for free of change by AVG Technologies. AVG Free provides you with basic antivirus and antispyware protection for Windows to protect against viruses and spyware. The program is compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista.

4. COMODO Internet Security

COMODO Internet Security is freeware internet security software package by Comodo Security Solutions, Inc. It is available to download and use for free of charge. The program is integrated anti-virus with personal firewall together. During the setup process you will be given the choice to: Install the Antivirus as a standalone or Install the Firewall as a standalone or Install both Firewall and Antivirus.

5. ThreatFire AntiVirus Free

ThreatFire AntiVirus is another free anti-virus software package from PC Tools Company. The program provides protection for your PC against attacks by detecting malicious behavior, such as capturing your keystrokes or stealing your data. It also include Real-time behavior-based protection, Automatic Smart updates, Advanced custom rules, Informative program alerts, Free online support, Personal and individual use allowed.

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