Need a new virus blocker.. (in Off-topic)

Kefeck [Demonic Serenity] September 8 2009 12:30 AM EDT

My free trial of McAfee on my laptop is just about up and i dont feel like paying the $40 per year renew fee. So i was wondering if there are any really good free virus blockers out there? Cm or post them here.

Eliteofdelete [Battle Royale] September 8 2009 12:31 AM EDT


Edicinnej September 8 2009 12:34 AM EDT


Edicinnej September 8 2009 12:34 AM EDT

Woops. You get the idea.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] September 8 2009 12:36 AM EDT

Avira is my current selection for best free AV.

[YG]Wildthing September 8 2009 12:47 AM EDT

AVG is free to home users, or if you run a small business there is a small fee. Been using this program for years now and have had no problems. It will find stuff that others do not. Number 1 in my opinion

kevlar September 8 2009 1:10 AM EDT

I'm interested in the one Nov mentioned, never heard of it. I used to use AVG until I was one of those who was unable to uninstall it off my system without formatting. Google "unable to uninstall AVG" and you'll see some other testimonials. I did load AVG on my parents old computer, and it has been fine, so hit or miss I guess.

Eliteofdelete [Battle Royale] September 8 2009 1:20 AM EDT

Avast is much better than AVG. Never heard of the other one but I know avast is really good and looks nice.

AdminShade September 8 2009 2:30 AM EDT

looking nice is not a priority for anti virus software for me.
I just want one which works without doing anything else.

IndependenZ September 8 2009 2:34 AM EDT

I used Avast for quite some time, but since six months I've been using Avira. Really, it's great. Gone are the trojans that try to look in my poker hands :P

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] September 8 2009 4:27 AM EDT

Avira - "Get Antivir Premium
Full Version - NOW FREE"

Oooohh! =P

I used AVG, now have Avast. Thinking about this Avira thing.

Flamey September 8 2009 4:40 AM EDT

Reviews of freeware software.

Brakke Bres [Ow man] September 8 2009 8:15 AM EDT

I have avast, it only consumes little rescources.

Marlfox [Cult of the Valaraukar] September 8 2009 10:10 AM EDT

Avast is great.

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] September 8 2009 10:14 AM EDT

Avira is great, but sometimes their advertisements bugged me. I, however, found a great way to fix that: .

Eurynome Bartleby [Bartleby's] September 8 2009 11:31 AM EDT

Ohhh. No more interrupting my games with annoying notifications. Thanks!

Also, after trying about every free anti-anything software there is, I think Avira is one of the best. (If not the best for every day users.)

Second place goes to Avast, which is also a nice tool. With the added bonus of a slick interface :P
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