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Best free anti-virus software?

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Thread Starter 
As title says, I need to know the best free anti-virus software available today?

i would like it to have firewall, anti-virus, malware etc unless I dont need firewall due to windows defender etc?

many thanks!
post #2 of 29
Microsoft Essential Security.
post #3 of 29
Windows Firewall + Microsoft Security Essentials, if your behind a router, that's all you really need
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Spybot Search & Destroy + Malware Bytes
    
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Currently using Panda Cloud antivirus and Trend-Micro browser add-on.
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hmm interesting, im running panda cloud, with windows firewall and defender too, but then i read about windows security essentials too
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I'll third Microsoft Security Essentials + Windows Firewall + hardware router.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pir View Post
Currently using Panda Cloud antivirus and Trend-Micro browser add-on.
Panda sucks so bad and Trend, they are both rated the LOWEST protection ever in Maximum PC. No joke.
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am I still the only person swearing by the free version of AVG???
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Strider_2001 View Post
am I still the only person swearing by the free version of AVG???
Yes.

I really like Avira. Good solid protection, updates, and light on the PC. Do you have to have windows updates enabled to use Microsoft Security Essentials?
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