Freware Antywirus ?

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  1. LukaszJ

    LukaszJ Registered Member

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    Is there any good freeware antywirus ?
     
  2. subratam

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    hey LukaszJ,
    a very happy new year to u mate..
    a good freeware AV with almost all the capabilitiz of a good AV i can say AVG
    http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php
    it has got a resident shield too with very easy auto upgradation
    recently it comes in together kerio firewall (it isnt free :p )
    you can also go for EzArmor which comes together with AV and firewall (ZA)
    http://www3.ca.com/Press/PressRelease.asp?CID=52733
    ofcourse there will b more suggestions
     
  3. meneer

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    Yep, avast.com (avast4 home is free)
     
  4. Blackcat

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    There are a number of freeeware AV packages including;

    1. AVG- http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php

    2. AntiVir Personal Edition- http://www.free-av.com/

    3. Avast 4 Home Edition- http://www.asw.cz/i_idt_153.html

    4. Etrust AntiVirus v. 7- http://etrustantivirus-east.ca.com/v7/

    5. BitDefender Free Edition Version 7 - http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/products.php?p_id=24#

    6. F-Prot for DOS - http://www.f-prot.com/download/home_user/download_fpdos.html

    7. Escan AntiVirus Toolkit Utility- http://www.mwti.net/antivirus/free_utilities.asp

    8. Etrust's Combined AntiVirus and Firewall - http://www.my-etrust.com/microsoft/index.cfm


    The BitDefender and Escan Utility are only on-demand scanners.

    Comments on some of these programs can be found here;

    http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,113462,pg,2,00.asp

    http://forums.theideaweb.com/t4938/s.html

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=12155

    http://www.firewallguide.com/anti-virus.htm

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=17083

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=16520

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=15423

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=15635

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=14858

    Best to check some of these out by trialing them on your computer and see which one suits you.
     
  5. Chuck57

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    If you live in the United Kingdom, France, or Germany, you can get Norman Virus Control free with a one year license.

    http://www.free-antivirus.co.uk/?source=ff

    It's a full version, not a demo, according to that page. I don't live in any of those countries, so can't get it to see if it's a legitimate deal.
     
  6. LukaszJ

    LukaszJ Registered Member

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    I dont live there neither :D.
     
  7. LukaszJ

    LukaszJ Registered Member

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    Oh and thx for the info guys.
     
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