As we already know that Windows is by far the best candidate as compare to others operating system (Linux, Unix). Unfortunately because of which it is prone to virus and spyware attacks. If you want to stay free from viruses, it is very essential to have the right Anti-Virus solution installed which is both effective and light on system resources. Among of these various free Anti-Virus programs that are available on the Internet, let’s take a look at some of the best free Anti-Virus programs that are suitable for Windows 7 systems.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 9.0
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition is another very common and popular and absolutely free Anti-Virus software whose version 9 not only just works perfectly under Windows 7, but it also provides free Anti-spyware protection. AVG is also popular among masses for its easy to use user interface which is both attractive and user-friendly with bunch of options to customize the behavior to one’s liking.
AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 offers several enhanced features like:
● It prevents hackers and viruses from spreading over the Internet.
● It screens your downloads for malicious content.
● It provides real-time protection from poisoned web pages.
● It has Web Shield that lets you download and exchange files without risking virus infections.
The free edition of AVG Anti-Virus version 9.0 can be downloaded from its official website.
Avira AntiVir Personal 9
Avira AntiVir is a popular and perfect Anti-Virus application. It is one of the most highly rated free Anti-Virus software by both technicians and users for its ability to scan quickly and efficiently.
It is light on system resources and gives real time protection against viruses and spywares with its AntiVir Guard technology. AntiVir also allows updates the antivirus+antispyware database right away during installation so that you are ready for a thorough full system scan right after the installation is completed! The latest version 9 of Personal edition is completely free for private use and is compatible with Windows 7.
Avira AntiVir Personal 9 offers several enhance features like:
● Guard (On-Access Scan) for continuous monitoring of all file access attempts.
● Scanner (On-Demand Scan) with profile-controlled and configurable search for all known types of virus and malware.
● Extremely high virus and malware detection via innovative scanning technology (scan engine) including heuristic scanning method.
Microsoft Security Essentials
Here is one more but very popular Anti-Virus solution, Microsoft Security Essentials. It is a free Anti-Virus solution from Microsoft which is both easy to install and maintain with automatic updates.
It is light and provides real-time comprehensive malware protection for home PC against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. One of the best thing of Security Essentials is that it runs quietly and efficiently in the background without much interruption or interaction required in the user’s part.