Provides real-time protection against viruses, scans and disinfects your system, and won't take up too much RAM and processor time, (only 44-48MBs of memory).
The program has multiple layers of threat detection, integrates into Outlook and Outlook Express to protect your email against malware, and also scans for spyware and adware in addition to viruses.
A fast and effective program with friendly user interface, which works well on the default values. Provision for advanced users to tweak additional features in many areas.
It's not free, but quality always comes at a cost. Highly recommended.
Formerly known as eTrust EZ Antivirus, CA Antivirus is an easy-to-use program that's good for computer novices and does a good job protecting your files and your computer from viruses.Developed from the award winning eTrust product line, the #1 Internet Security brand used by large corporations and governments around the world. Now has built-in email scanner. Latest version, more suited to broadband rather than dial-up.
The complete online security choice of computer experts protects your computer, mobile device, identity, system and personal files, using 98% less memory than competitors.
Avira AntiVir Personal is a comprehensive, easy to use antivirus program, designed to offer reliable free of charge virus protection to home-users,
for personal use only, and is not for business or commercial use.
The AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition is now available for all single home users worldwide, including free program updates. You will be able to use it without any limitations for the life of the product to get the latest program virus databases.
Best free antivirus programs for Windows and Mac Published by Sam Cook.
With MalwareBytes, you can find any malicious software others can't find. And this software is extremely easy to use. It works smoothly under Windows 98/2000/XP/Vista/7. Another great thing about this program is that it’s database is updated on a regular basis – at least every two days.