Video:Overview of Best Free Windows Antivirus Softwarewith Tramayne Dugger
Antivirus software for Windows is available for free. Before you commit to one software, watch this About.com video to find out which Antivirus software is best for your Windows PC.See Transcript
Transcript:Overview of Best Free Windows Antivirus Software
Hi I'm Tramayne Dugger for About.com. There are a range of great options for free antivirus software for Windows. The best options provide comprehensive protection and come from brands like AVG, Ad Aware, and Avast Free Antivirus.
Ad Aware Antivirus
Ad Aware Free Antivirus offers a range of features such as Game Mode, which allows you to watch movies and play games without sudden interruptions by scans, it scans your downloads and most importantly provides real time protection.
AVG Antivirus Software
AVG is great for its email scanning. When you send and receive emails, AVG works well by scanning the emails to make sure there are not any pending threats through the links in the email or their attachments. This is especially important if you regularly receive e-newsletters. Phishing sites can appear to be the real thing.
Avast Antivirus Software
The third great antivirus software for Windows is Avast. Avast is one of the most popular free antivirus options available. It does with reputation scans on websites you visit and sleek interface. And of course, it blocks antiviruses and spyware from entering your operating system. You can even download a free version of Avast to protect your mobile phone against viruses. All three options offer comprehensive protection and are readily available for download with a simple installation.
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