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Is there any other free virus protection I can download other than AVG??

I'm pretty sure that I have a virus on my computer. I have AVG free on it now. Is there anything better out there that's free that I can use for virus protection and be able to remove viruses?

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wmjsease

Asked by wmjsease at 12:49 PM on Jun. 15, 2011 in Technology

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  • avast is what my computer geek put on mine lol..
    girlglow6

    Answer by girlglow6 at 12:51 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • i have avg free too and it never works properly..i have had norton and it was a hoax too..i got a virus with that and it shut my whole computer down..my new comp came with webroot and i like it alot..
    jorjiegirl

    Answer by jorjiegirl at 12:52 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • Avast. It's pretty good and you can get it from download.com. You can also run a free scan without downloading at housecall.com. You can check cnet.com for all the latest software with user reviews and search for free downloads of all kinds.
    CHarlan

    Answer by CHarlan at 12:55 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • You can download spybot and malware, they are free and you set them up to run whenever. between the 2, they catch the most. AVG updates my 2011 free version every morning when I sign on.
    Google Spybot and download the newest version and go from there!
    ShelbysHope76

    Answer by ShelbysHope76 at 12:58 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • my friend put Malware Bytes anti Malware on my comp
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 1:03 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • CHarlan stole my ideas LOL.


    Norton is a virus/worm on it's own. It will worm it's way into your computer and will make it impossible to completely remove it. Thus, ruining your hard drive.


    Trend Micro has a free housecall feature that I really like. For pay-for-it antivirus I like Trend Micro the best.


    For free-for-it antivirus I have avast and it seems to be doing just fine.

    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 1:09 PM on Jun. 15, 2011

  • thanks for info ladies,I think I too have a virus
    RobinChristine

    Answer by RobinChristine at 3:33 AM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Just be careful what sites you go on and what you download and put on your computer.
    Always make sure to do custom installs on everything!
    tangleballlover

    Answer by tangleballlover at 12:21 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

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