Best free antivirus on the net?

(8 Posts)
TeaJunky Thu 17-Jan-13 12:40:02

Can anyone reccomend a good free antivirus programme I can find on the net to download?

my laptop is really playing up and I need to sort it before I can afford to buy a new norton!

thanks!

flatpackhamster Thu 17-Jan-13 12:43:24

Avast!

ToeCap Thu 17-Jan-13 12:45:01

AVGfree

TeaJunky Thu 17-Jan-13 13:26:00

Thanks all. Ive downloaded AVAST as saw an older thread highly reccomending it too.

Should I download the microsoft secruity essentials too, just to be on the safe side? Yes windows, flatpack

No, dont install two anti virus products on one machine. They will conflict.

AllanPep Mon 21-Jan-13 09:57:59

I recommend you try Unthreat Antivirus, it's free and easy to use. I've been using it for a while now and haven't had a virus since I got it!
you can check www.unthreat.com

NetworkGuy Tue 22-Jan-13 14:10:29

Can also recommend using the Trend Micro 'Housecall' (it runs from a small download, and doesn't get permanently installed so doesn't cause conflict issues, but is useful as a quarterly additional free 'scan' of your system).

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