Free Antivirus Protection Programs
Programs for home use | Online
Virus Removal Tools | Hoaxes
Antivirus Protection Freeware for HOME use on personal
Avast could be used only by home users
which do NOT use their computer for profit. If you do
not meet this condition, you will need to buy a commercial license of
avast!. Use it for up to 60 days before being required to register (for
free) and you'll be sent a license key via email.
Resident Protection: Instant Messaging, P2P shield, Internet
Languages: English, Czech, Spanish, Italian, Polish,
Dutch, German, Portuguese, Hungarian
This free AntiVir® Personal Edition is intended exclusively
for private use on a single workstation. You may copy the complete program
package and pass it on to others for private use only. The free AntiVir®
Personal Edition may not be used for commercial or professional purposes.
Clamwin which is totally free but downside is it doesn't have realtime protection so you need to have it scan weekly your computer. Still a viable option with no commercial interests.
Free Online Virus Scanners Downloads
One time temporary virus cleansing which can
be installed from your browser.
Free Virus Removal Tools
Sometimes AntiVirus Programs are unable to remove a certain
virus, trojan or worm and thus you'll need to use a removal tools after
you find out which specific one your computer has.
Virus Cleaner - free virus & worm removal tool
Combines a huge number worms all contained within one
Doesn't require a reboot as often as Norton Removal Tools
Norton Removal Tools
Very detailed instructions and most often Norton Removal
Tools requires a reboot
Tons of people foward these emails to their friends containing
bogus rumors and info. Check to see if you have been duped and how gullible
Updated Jan 2010