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What would be the best free security system I can get for my laptop?

February 26, 2011 by admin  
Filed under Security System

My Norton security system trial has just ended , and I worried about getting viruses and issues. Please help. Thank you.

I suggest avast! ( http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download ). It scans your local computer files, files you open, files you download, email, instant messengers, P2P programs, and websites you visit. You can also block websites, and it also protects against spyware.

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9 Responses to “What would be the best free security system I can get for my laptop?”
  1. Heather says:

    check with your internet provider, they usually should come with one for free. I fnot try
    free.avg.com
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  2. sandy says:

    panda cloud anti-virus or avira both are very good free use only one hope this helps
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  3. Jeff C says:

    I suggest avast! ( http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download ). It scans your local computer files, files you open, files you download, email, instant messengers, P2P programs, and websites you visit. You can also block websites, and it also protects against spyware.
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    computer technician

  4. Only1Flower says:

    first of all I suggest you get yourself a free anti virus until you decide what you want it is not safe to be online unprotected try AVG it is free http://free.avg.com

    i have been using it for a long time. if you like firewalls you can download a free Zone alarm http://www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/trialpay-za-signup.htm

    I think zone alarm is a really good product so if you want to buy it I would do that…….other wise stick with the free stuff as long as you are not a business it is sufficient
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  5. Gary® says:

    visit microsoft and download free "microsoft security essentials"
    free for life..
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  6. Never-Again says:

    Get a good anti-virus program to clean your system. Some excellent ones are free. Try for example

    http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download
    or
    http://www.avira.com/en/avira-free-antivirus

    Also get a good anti-malware program like Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware or Super Anti-Spyware
    at http://www.download.com

    And if you don’t have one yet, get a good firewall like at
    http://www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/
    http://www.agnitum.com/products/outpost/
    http://personalfirewall.comodo.com/
    http://free.agnitum.com/

    Just use one to insulate you from online threats.
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  7. Bunny Khurana says:

    Avg anti-virus is a good free one
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  8. Vin Diesel says:

    Now for the truth. No such thing as a best free anything. Especially AV’s. When it comes to free AV’s, Pick one, Cross your fingers and hope for the best. Free AV’s are free for a reason. If they were all that great they wouldn’t be free. It’s all in what you want. You want one that really works? Or do you want one that lets things on your machine and most times will not even detect it till it’s already on your machine and running? Depending on how bad the infection is, It most likely will not remove it. If it isn’t to bad it might lock it up in a vault on your machine and take up space there.

    If you want one that really works get Kaspersky internet security. If it doesn’t matter to you, Pick one and use it. You will get about the same results from all of them. except AVG. It’s just sorry. Only noobs and the computer illiterate use it.
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  9. Xmetalfanx says:

    These are a few tips to help secure your computer at least somewhat … .I am not saying none of these programs do not have false-alarms or you’ll be 100% protected all the time.. These are just a few tips.

    PLEASE do not let people talk you into "you get what you pay for" .. with the few exceptions, most of my favorite and security site "best programs" are free.

    Anti-viruses –
    1) Avast – ( http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download ) (Feb 11, 2010 Update to Avast Comment) This scanner is considered by many tech to be the #1 free anti-virus. I once called Avast sluggish on my old (XP Pro, 1.8GHZ, 768MB Ram) laptop; HOWEVER, after doing an upgrade to Avast, I notice no lag at all .. even on my old machine. I don’t care how great a scanner is, if it lags and slows the system to a crawl … Avast is not one of those scanners and the fact it provides great protection is .. well the point of a good Anti-virus

    2) Avira – ( http://www.avira.com/en/avira-free-antivirus ) This is the scanner that I recommend just as much as Avast. I love Avira and even if I am using Avast on certain computers … I still recommend Avira 100%. Detection only slightly behind Avast … sites and articles tend to deduct "points" for the fact they like Avast’s Interface better. I find it very clean and easy to use, however.

    If I am installing an Anti-virus on a system that may not have the “newest” resources, I choice to install Avira on it. Even my older system (XP, 768MB Ram, 1.79GHz Processor), has NO slowdown at all with Avira (no matter what I read from PCMag reviews) and it’s great protection.

    Those are Free, but if you feel the need to want to pay for one (for whatever reason), try (3) Eset NOD32, which provides great protection and no system lag

    4) MS Security Essentials- This is one that I am conflicted about. Some people love it … It is FREE … and some sites say it detects just as good as scanners like Norton.

    Other sites and reviews say that it detects “so so” … it FORCES you to download a 60MB+ update as soon as you install the 12MB+ program and it FORCES you to have Windows update on “Download and install all updates without prompt”.. even if I was on high speed internet, I want control over that feature.

    -Xmetalfanx
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