To keep a long operating life, we need protection. Solution against most online attacks, is anti-virus .

A list most commonly used anti-virus programs (freeware & shareware):

AVG Anti-Virus (Freeware & Shareware)


The free version (AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition), Offers two protection services indefinitely.
1. Anti-Virus - against worm and trojan viruses  
2. Anti-Spyware - protection against spyware and adware.

AVG Anti-Virus Currently offered protection to over 70 million users. It is easy to install and requires no configuration / advanced settings after installation.

AVG is compatible with operating systems Windows Vista si Windows XP.

Download : AVG Anti-Virus - http://free.grisoft.com/

NOD32 (Shareware)


NOD32 is known as anti-virus that consumes the fewest system resources. It is ideal for those who have high-performance computers in terms of RAM si CPU .

ESET Antivirus NOD32, offers anti-virus and anti-spyware protection on most operating systems Windows Microsoft. Inclusive Windows 95 si Windows 98 si Vista .

Download : ESET NOD32 Antivirus - http://www.eset.ro/ (Offered for testing 30 free days.)

Avast Antivirus (Freeware and Shareware)


Available in freeware (Home) and shareware (Professional) Avast Antivirus offers protection attacked by virus, spyware si rootkit being used over 50 million users.

For home users (home users), Avast is offered free over a period of 60 days. All you have to do is to register on the manufacturer's website and ask by e-mail license code.

Download : Avast Antivirus:

Avast distributions:

- avast! 4 Professional Edition
- avast! 4 Home Edition FREE
- avast! PFP Edition
- avast! WHS Edition
- avast! VIRUS MAC Edition
- avast! Linux Home Edition FREE
- avast! U3 Edition
- ADNM Download (includes the avast! Managed Client)
- avast! 4 Server Edition
- avast! 4 SBS Edition
- avast! 4 for Linux Server
- avast! for Kerio
- avast! PDA Edition

Avira AntiVir (Freeware and Shareware)


Avira (Shareware) is a protection solution offered in many variants, depending on the needs of each user. It is a good detector of viruses, malware, spyware and hijacking applications. In the free version (Avira AntiVir Personal - FREE Antivirus), it offers complete protection solutions against viruses, rootkits, phishing, worms (worms) and trojans (crazy horses).
A drawback to this anti-virus free version is a pop-up that opens with launch of application. It can be disabled with a few clicks of settings ;)

Donwload: Avira AntiVir Personal -

Supported by most Microsoft operating systems Windows .

Kaspersky Anti-Virus (Freeware)


Kaspersky Anti-Virus is anti-virus with the most fans in the world. Provides protection real-timeDuring the site's navigation, scans everything that moves on the operating system and make updates daily with the latest news regarding viruses. Scans executable files, archives, emails received via POP, SMTP (via Outlook or another mail client similar) scans packets sent and received on the Internet / LAN.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus is free 30 test days, after which it can be procured at a price of $ 90 / year license for 3 PCs. License code for Kaspersky, Available only on a maximum 2 years.

Download: http://www.kaspersky.com/


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