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Best Free Virus Scanner?


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#1 jon51

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 02:01 AM

I just did a full reinstall of Windows and AVG annoys me anymore but I have been with them so long I really don't know who to go to now. I run adblock plus/noscript on Firefox and my AVG never really picked up anything anyways but just scan every once in a while, I just want to know if there was a new king of free.

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#2 DSTM

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 02:42 AM

Avira Antivir Personal Free, which I use and is one of the Best. :thumbsup:

Avast. is good also if you can put up with the GUI.















#3 bluesjunior

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 06:55 AM

Why not try an all in one security suite like Comodo CIS the free download is on the left hand side. http://personalfirewall.comodo.com/ The other is an offer for 24/7 support which is not neccessary as they have a very helpful forum, https://forums.comodo.com/comodo_internet_s...ity_cis-b125.0/ Read the reviews below for confirmation. The latest version is the best one yet.
http://www.matousec.com/projects/proactive...roducts-ratings
http://malwareresearchgroup.com/?p=1115
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Posted 23 November 2009 - 06:01 PM

Hello jon51,

Another one to consider is Microsoft Security Essentials. Works great, free and is very user friendly.




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