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Free Anti-Virus Programs List

  1.  AVG Free Edition 
    Here's an excellent, freeware anti-virus utility that also offers you free monthly updates. An easy-to-use program, AVG features resident protection, an E-mail scanner and automatic healing of infected files. Note that the freeware version of this program is only valid for users in the U.S., Canada and Britain. (For Windows).
  2.  Symantec virus protection 
    Sign up here to receive free Symantec CarrierScan Server E-mail virus protection. The service is offered by Marketscore, which offers a free service that speeds up your dial-up Net connection.
  3.  McAfee - provider of software application services for PC users.
  4.  VCatch Basic 
    Are you worried about getting a virus in your E-mail? This free program aims to help you to protect your computer from receiving virus infected E-mails. When an incoming E-mail or file is suspected to be containing a virus, VCatch automatically deletes it and notifies you. (For Windows).
  5.  AntiVir Personal Edition 
    This easy-to-use freeware antivirus utility detects over 70,000 viruses and includes a resident monitor and desktop program. Scans for DOS, Windows, macros and Java viruses. Available in German and English. (For Windows).
  6.  Free anti-virus CD 
    Fill out the form to request a free Trend Enterprise Solution CD, which contains fully-functional versions of anti-virus products that can protect virus entryways into your network. Offer available for corporate end users only. International availability.
  7.  Free Online Virus Scanner 
    This site offers a free online service that lets you scan your computer for viruses. They also offer free detection and removal tools that will rid your PC of the various viruses and worms that are currently circulating around the Net.
  8.  SurfinGuard 
    (Note: this program is no longer free, but a 30-day free trial is available). These days, even if you've installed firewall and anti-virus programs on your PC, you're still not safe from all the dangers that lurk in cyberspace. SurfinGuard can protect your PC from today's new generation of online threats that include malicious executables, Windows scripting files, ActiveX and Java. (For Windows).