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    Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    I remember a while ago there were some sites that a person could down load antivirus and spyware. I was hoping to get a couple of good sites to get antivirus and anti-spyware to down load on my computer as it looks like I am infected and my antivirus has expired. Any help would be appreciated.


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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    I use AVG free edition. Works well.


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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Microsoft security essentials. Might be the least obtrusive antivirus ive used. Free too.

    http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    www.malwarebytes.org - free download



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    go to Cnet.com and search under Downloads. You can read editor and consumer reviews of software, much of which is free. I've been happy with AVG and ZoneAlarm products.



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    I use a combination of:

    Avast! (Antivirus), and
    Comodo (firewall)

    Both are free and work excellent



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    AVG never had a problem


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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson83 View Post
    Microsoft security essentials. Might be the least obtrusive antivirus ive used. Free too.

    http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/
    This.

    I've really liked it so far. Got rid of a virus from my buddys computer also...


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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    I have always used ESET Nod32...it's $30 a year but the best you can get for a paid antivirus/antimalware. It doesn't bog down your computer like norton and mcaffe do.

    However I will be switching to Security Essentials when my subscription runs out in a couple weeks. Companies are going to have to refine their business models



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    I use AVG and it works great.


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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Check out the site below that has reviews on all kinds of freeware tools. I currently use Microsoft Essentials and Super Anti Spyware. I have also had good luck with Avast and AVG.

    Gizmo's Freeware Reviews



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Get on ebay and buy Kaspersky. I just spent $20 and could register the product on 3 computers. I have been very pleased with it so far. Definitely beats going to Best Buy and getting it for $60. It was well worth the 20 bucks to be covered for a year. I have read it's one of the best out there.


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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Quote Originally Posted by superfan View Post
    I use a combination of:

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    Both are free and work excellent
    AGREE!!!



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson83 View Post
    Microsoft security essentials. Might be the least obtrusive antivirus ive used. Free too.

    http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/

    Yep, switched to this over any others. Its getting great reviews as well. Runs very light.



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    Re: Free AntiVirus/Spyware

    Is this just anti-virus and malware or does it include firewall as well?



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