Posted 05 August 2013 - 04:10 AM
Best free anti-viruses: Avast! Free and Microsoft Security Essentials.
Best paid ant-viruses: Kasparsky, ESET NOD32 and BitDefender.
Best anti-malware: Malwarebytes PRO (the free version is still very good, but has no real time protection.
Best anti-spyware: Superantispyware (although not as good as Malwarebytes, some people like it a lot).
This list differs between people, but most would agree to it. Some other security programs which I like are Securia PSI and WinPatrol as they are rather useful. In the end it's up to what you like best, like quietman said, but not all programs are created equally.
Hope this helps and gives you more of an idea what to choose.
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