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    avast! Free Antivirus

    The world’s most popular antivirus software. Space demand on the hard disk: 153 MB. Our avast! Free Antivirus often outperforms our...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    Avira Free Antivirus

    Avira Free Antivirus offers basic protection for your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, spy-ware, trojans and costly dialers....

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    Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways. It...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    COMODO Internet Security

    Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal...

    Freemium Windows Linux Android

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    AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition

    AVG AntiVirus Free, provides basic antivirus and antispyware protection for home users. Virus database updated every day. Includes...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android

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    ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus is an innovative host-based intrusion prevention system that offers a comprehensive scanning solution. Most...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus icon

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus offers protection from a range of IT threats and provides the basic tools needed to keep your PC secure....

    Commercial Windows

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    [Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to...

    Open Source Windows

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    ESET Smart Security

    A Great time online with even better technology! Safer online begins with our proven Antivirus and Antispyware. Inside you find a...

    Commercial Windows

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    Panda Antivirus

    Panda Antivirus offers real-world protection and a USB drive cleaner. Just install it and forget about viruses, spyware, rootkits...

    Freemium Windows

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    ClamTk Virus Scanner

    ClamTk is a graphical user interface (GUI) for using the Clam AntiVirus program. It is designed to be an easy-to-use, on-demand...

    Open Source Linux

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    avast! Internet Security

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    Commercial Windows

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    360 Total Security

    360 Total Security offers your PC complete protection from Viruses, Trojans and other emerging threats. Whether you are shopping...

    Free Mac Windows

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    COMODO Antivirus

    Comodo Antivirus eliminates viruses, spyware, and other malware from desktops and networks. Obliterate viruses and malware without...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    Avira Antivirus Pro

    Avira AntiVirus Pro reliably protects you against all threats from viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, phishings, adware, spyware...

    Commercial Windows

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    Dr.Web Anti-virus

    Dr.Web Anti-virus is an efficient tool for constant monitoring of system health that blocks attempts of viruses, Trojans, mail worms...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android

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    ClamXav is a virus scanner for Mac OS X. It uses the very popular ClamAV open source antivirus engine as a back end and has...

    Commercial Mac

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    avast! Pro Antivirus

    avast! Pro Antivirus - better protection during web surfing. Full-featured antivirus software. Better than our free antivirus...

    Commercial Windows

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  • F-Secure Anti-Virus icon

    F-Secure Anti-Virus

    F-Secure Anti-Virus provides advanced protection against viruses, spyware intrusions and infected e-mail so you can surf the Web...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    BitDefender Antivirus Plus

    Antivirus BitDefender - award winning virus protection software for your computer security. Protect your business and secure your PC...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Immunet FREE Antivirus

    Immunet FREE Antivirus is the lightest anti-virus application, providing the fast protection against new viruses, because it protects...

    Freemium Windows

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    Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+

    Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ combines the legendary Anti-spyware engine with a super fast, free Antivirus. It now features download...

    Freemium Windows

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    Sophos Antivirus

    Sophos Antivirus offers protection for your laptops and desktops running on Windows, Mac, Linux or virtual platforms. Get everything...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Baidu Antivirus

    Baidu Antivirus is a professional antivirus and ultrafast cloud security software. Baidu Antivirus protects your computer against...

    Free Windows

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    Zone Alarm Antivirus

    Scan and remove viruses fast - Removes viruses others miss. Prevent Viruses before they infect your PC - Online updates mean no more...

    Commercial Windows

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    Winpooch Watchdog Discontinued

    Winpooch is a watchdog for Windows (2000, XP, 2003, but only 32-bits). It detects modifications in your system, so as to detect a...

    Open Source Windows

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    AVG Rescue CD

    The AVG Rescue CD is essentially a portable version of AVG Anti-Virus supplied through Linux distribution. It can be used in the form...

    Free Windows

  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus icon

    McAfee AntiVirus Plus

    McAfee Antivirus Plus protects your computer against viruses, malware, spyware, and other online threats. McAfee anti virus software...

    Commercial Windows

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    Trend Micro AntiVirus

    Trend Micro AntiVirus is the essential security you need so you can email and share files with confidence. You can rest easy knowing...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    VIPRE Antivirus

    VIPRE Antivirus is the light-weight and highly effective antivirus program that does not slow down your PC. Using next-generation...

    Commercial Windows

  • AVG Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware icon

    AVG Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware

    Real-time protection, automatic updates, low-impact background scanning for on-line threats, and instant quarantining or removal of...

    Commercial Windows

  • G Data AntiVirus icon

    G Data AntiVirus

    Anti-Virus solution for protection against viruses, spyware and phishing attacks:24.95 USD; Features: Protects all communication...

    Commercial Windows

  • ESET Cyber Security icon

    ESET Cyber Security

    ESET software provides advanced proactive antivirus protection. Stay ahead of cybercrime with proactive protection that integrates...

    Commercial Mac

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    PC Matic

    PC Matic provides superior security protection over all security products, free or otherwise, on the market. On top of that, PC Matic...

    Commercial Windows

Norton AntiVirus Comments

bleh, this program uses too much resources

Negative Comment by itguy
about Norton AntiVirus Dec 2011

Use Avast, AVG, Avira or something else,

you will have a nightmare removing installation when you realise it sucks.


As so many other people have said, this is too slow. Get AV ...

Comment by UncleNinja
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

As so many other people have said, this is too slow. Get AVG Free instead.


I had norton for years and it was always slow, even the new ...

Comment by Aaron
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

I had norton for years and it was always slow, even the newest ones for me have been slow. I much prefer Avast. and a lot of the time Norton never fixed the problem, I would have to download other free programs to fix it. So i do not recommend norton at all.


Personally, the latest versions are actually rather sppedy, ...

Comment by Lambda
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

Personally, the latest versions are actually rather sppedy, eating mostly 0% of my overworked CPU when idle.


Norton AV sucks...memory hog and too expensive. Go with AV ...

Comment by Brice
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

Norton AV sucks...memory hog and too expensive. Go with AVG Free or Avast Home Edition. I much prefer Avast.


There is never a good excuse to not use an antivirus, regar ...

Comment by Trinsec
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

There is never a good excuse to not use an antivirus, regardless whether you are a 'pro' or not. (In fact, I might just consider you not a pro at all if you don't use one).

That said, you're better off with the top 3 of the antivirus software currently, and none of Norton and McAfee are in that list: Avira, Kaspersky, NOD32.

I used Avira Antivir Personal for a while, and now have paid for Premium because I thought it was good enough and it's saved me quite a few times. It does NOT drain your system resources and leaves you alone pretty much unless it has to act. The good antivirus software does exactly that, not bug you down to hell and beyond. I wish Norton and McAfee would stop being preinstalled and tricking poor unsuspecting customers into paying for them.


Hehe, i actually do not use any anti-virus at all. If you b ...

Comment by Ola
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

Hehe, i actually do not use any anti-virus at all. If you be careful and do not do anything stupid you usually safe. Then i maybe a "pro". For regular people there is much better alternatives then Norton.


Whats the fastest way to turn a new computer slow? Install ...

Comment by Flaystus
about Norton AntiVirus Jun 2011

Whats the fastest way to turn a new computer slow? Install Norton!