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Computers connected to the Internet are extremely vulnerable to malicious programs that pervade the web space. Having a computer without an antivirus software, connected to the Internet is risking a system crash, data theft or letting hackers gain access to your computing resources. Still, many people will ignore installing one until a day comes when the computer operating system crashes due to computer viruses. If you are under the impression that getting an antivirus program will cost you big bucks, forget it. Here, I present the best free antivirus programs that you could install on your computer. Go through the short reviews of best free antivirus software (2010) offered below and choose the one which suits your requirements.
What should one look out for in an antivirus software? The first thing is of course high detection rate of computer viruses. For that to happen, the program must have a regularly updated database of virus signatures. So the second thing to look out for is regular updates. The third point is of course scanning features. You should be able to schedule scans and have a quick and custom scan option. The best free antivirus (2010) must have real time scanning facility, which is extremely essential. Of course, no antivirus program is perfect and none can guarantee a 100% detection rate. If you get additional security features like email and link scanning, it’s even better. In the next section, you will find four of the best free antivirus programs reviewed. Read the rest of this entry »