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Top 5 Free Antivirus Software, Best Antivirus Software You Can Download For Free
If one has Internet connection in his computer then he should definitely install an antivirus software. Antivirus software gives effective protection against trojans, spywares, adwares, virus, keylogger, dialer, worm and rootkit infection. Most of us have notion that only paid antivirus softwares are actually effective and free ones are trash. This is not true. There are several free antivirus softwares that are equally effective in tracking and destroying viruses and worms like the paid ones. Only the free ones lack extra features and certain specific software support that are available in the paid antivirus softwares.
Five best free antivirus software are listed below.
Avast! Free Antivirus
This is the best of the lot. Simply it has all the features that a paid antivirus should have. Moreover there is a paid version of Avast. Some extra features are available there. Avast has website marking facility which empowers the user to inform the company about any virus-infected website and also this helps in alerting other users too. The network shield stops any kind of hacking attempt very well. The virus detection capability is also very commendable. Sandbox is a new feature added to this software. This enables the user to send any suspicious file in a secured environment so that it cannot harm the computer.
created February 05, 2012
updated February 11, 2013