Yes, you read that right, a FREE anti-virus. And it comes very highly rated, and recommended! Let’s face it, Microsoft Security Essentials really isn’t up to today’s evil minions of virus writing! But this is truly commercial quality, and is free too!
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+
“Combining our legendary anti-spyware with a powerful antivirus, Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ enhances them with real-time protection, download protection and continuously updated filters against malicious URLs, providing top-of-the-line anti-malware protection for the casual computer user.
Complementing its proprietary anti-spyware technology with one of the best antivirus engines available today (Bitdefender), Ad-Aware 11 features a packed, lean and powerful anti-malware solution, without the conflicts or slow-downs typically associated with running multiple security programs.
Our extensive in-house tests have revealed that even our free product, Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+, easily bested some of the most complete security suites from our competitors. This testing revealed that Ad-Aware will closely match Bitdefender’s impressive test results in independent lab tests. With such a powerful engine at its core Ad-Aware 11 will provide serious protection against even the most advanced threats.
It’s a superfast antivirus that complements Ad-Aware’s legendary anti-spyware.
Scans your downloads regardless of the file format before they have a chance to damage your PC.
Automatic Threat Updates
Stay protected against the latest threats.
Silent mode protection that allows you to play your games and watch your movies without being disturbed.
Protects you while you browse the web by validating a constantly updated list of known bad URLs and websites.
Ad-Aware is the world’s most downloaded security software. 450 million downloads and counting…
Blocks or suspends malicious processes and infected files before they try to start or connect to your system.
Scan only the files or folders you want directly from their original location.
Malware Sandbox Emulator
Emulation technology that helps protecting users from unidentified or new variants of malware.”