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Old 03-16-2016, 05:05 PM
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Can someone suggest a free anti-virus protection program download that is good.
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Have you tried Avast?
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Avira.com

it's German based - they are 5-8 hours ahead of any zero-day stuff you might encounter.

free for personal use; consistently rates in the Top 1-2 for decades and decades; light touch; auto updates; yadda yadda. does have a "screen" - some call it a "nag screen" - I've come to think of it as "hot diggity, it's definitely working, nothing has disabled it."

I've been using it since the mid-80's.
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Thank you
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We've always used AVG.
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Avira.com

it's German based - they are 5-8 hours ahead of any zero-day stuff you might encounter.

free for personal use; consistently rates in the Top 1-2 for decades and decades; light touch; auto updates; yadda yadda. does have a "screen" - some call it a "nag screen" - I've come to think of it as "hot diggity, it's definitely working, nothing has disabled it."

I've been using it since the mid-80's.
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I'll try that now that I know it's compatible.
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Malwarebytes and Window's Defender. Flat out the BEST combination I've found. And neither one wants to take over your computer with crapware, either.
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