Top 5 Free Antiviruses

With the technology growing the chances of attack from external sources are increasing day by day. Thus to be secure in all directions every device needs a protection that can either be an antivirus or any other security software. An antivirus can protect your system from connecting to any harmful links or attack from any other system that can damage your system or data of your system. So here are top 5 free antiviruses that can help you to be protective and keep your computer’s performance at best:-

Microsoft Security Essential

If you are a user of window 7 then surely you have used this antivirus which has made a remarkable position in field of protection and security. According to the users who have used this recommend other users to go for it as it provides the best security to window 7 and the window 8 has this antivirus as an inbuilt feature. The main feature of this software is to provide protection when you are online, keeps the bugs away from your device, window firewall, faster performance of computer by controlling about 50 percent of the CPU task and the main feature of this software is that it starts it work from the moment you start your computer. Comparing to other antivirus it is more suitable to the latest windows version whereas others are very comfortable with any of the window version they are installed in.

Avast 8

It is launched using the idea that it can be used in touch screen devices which means it is going to provide a easy and faster access to the antivirus and one unique feature from other antiviruses is that it can be handle from other computer by connecting to it. From the older versions there are some new features are added but one can use any of these as they will protect your system at best. This antivirus is freely available and keeps the spams away from your device for the better performance of your system.

AVG antivirus

The antivirus which is most commonly and widely used is again making its presence with free version of AVG 2013. It is best known for its easy and simple interface that allows a user to communicate very easily. As compare to other antiviruses it has PC analyzer feature which will check a remove any disk error from your computer with your permission. It protects from spam and provides a firewall security to the computers. It is the most trustable and reliable antivirus for any computer user. This may be heavy in installation and might create problem during installation but after that it runs very smoothly.


It has been considered as the best antivirus of the year 2013 and it takes very small time for installation process and starts its service to protect your computer. It will inform the user with a beep sound about any malware and user has the permission to enable the beep sound. It blocks the way for any unwanted ads during your process or any other important work. It has a feature of browser tracking blocker which will block any connection which is trying to see your web history or your work.


An antivirus which is launched with its free edition but to continue using it with full feature you have to become the premium user of this antivirus. This is antivirus which is downloaded and installed in few minutes into your system and comes with a real time protection for your device. Comparing to other antivirus the main problem with this is that it has no full interface which makes it difficult to use by the users.

Hope you have enjoyed the list of  Top 5 free antiviruses.  You can use any one of these antiviruses and protect your PC from any unwanted malware attacks.

Comments (19)

  • Nice post Atish!

    Nowadays, the main aim of the cyber-criminals is to exploit the popular internet businesses by causing widespread damage through powerful viruses.

    So there is always a need of antivirus software for a computer to protect it from the attacks of internal and external security threats.

    To maintain the health of a computer/laptop, it is essential to install a good antivirus software to protect it from virus and cyber crimes.

    Recently, I too presented a post related to free antivirus software and I got a good response from my readers.
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    • Yes you are right, Using one of the best antivirus program is very important for computer users and it is much more important when you are using internet on your computer, because most viruses come from files downloaded from the internet.

      There are many other things to care about aside from antivirus programs which protects data from viruses 🙂
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  • I would say Avast! Is way better than AVG. I personally have seen AVG not catch a lot of malware, but Avast! Will alert you even as the malware tries at enter your system. So Avast rocks for me)) IMHO
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  • I have tried AVG but was not fully satisfied with it. I might try out Avira now.
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  • Atish Ranjan thanks for nice post.
    i was not using any antivirus software on my computer, beacuase many people says that it slow your computer. but it harm full my computer and finally decided to use antivirus on my PC. can you tell me the best Paid Antivirus software?
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  • Been using Avast since my brother recommended it and i think its very good, and free! everytime that someone asks for a antivirus i recommend Avast now, and from what i see on this blog post iam doing the right thing.

  • I’ve always used the AVG free version, but it really interfered with my work if I happened to be on during a scan. With this new laptop, I’m looking for an alternative. It was nice to come across these other options. May look at Avira, the name sounds familiar for some reason.

  • Fewer unprotected PCs worldwide means fewer easy targets for botnets and virus infestations that can affect far more than just the owner of the PC.

  • I am using Microsoft security Essential which is a great antivirus. It is almost around 18 MB only and can detect virus and repair as well. But Avast remove the files which having viruses, if we have some important files then it remove it with virus. It’s my personal experience.
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  • Thanks for the information. I have been using AVG free version, but needed to update the protection as I wasn’t sure if the software was slowing the system down.

    I am now going to check out the software and especially like the look of Avast and Avira


    • I’m using Avira. I’ve not had any problems with my PC since I started using it. Avira is very easy to setup and it automatically checks for updates.

  • Thanks This List of Top 5 Antiviruses is good for me but i think Norton is the Best One.. No One Can Beat Norton due to very fast virus data base Update.
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  • Hello Atish

    It’s very nice article. I use the avast free version antivirus. The information you share is more help full and help people to choose antivirus and keep safe their pc or laptop from viruses.
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  • About my opinion the avast is the best free anti-virus among all. Now i am using this anti-virus software without facing any problem. Although MSE is very good.

  • I never use Microsoft Security Essential and Bitdefender. So I cannot comment on them but I have used Avast, AVG and Avira. These three of antivirus are good but I prefer Avast, Its light antivirus and provide complete security. First I have used Avast as a free member and after that I have purchased the membership and become a paid user. Its work awesome.

  • Very useful list bro, But i want to mention that Avast and Avira antivirus can also delete system files which makes it odd and sometimes you need to reinstall your OS again.

    It is more useful if you use MSE or Bitdefender and update your antivirus regularly 🙂
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  • Avast antivirus works best for me! I did a lot of reading and researching before I decided to go with it, but once I new that it was pretty great and free, it was a no-brainer. Has been using it ever since!
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  • Hello Atish,

    I am using Bitdefender Antivirus for my Windows PC. It’s provides complete virus protection & working perfectly.


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