Which are the Best Free Antivirus Software in PC in 2017?

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Which are the Best Free Antivirus Software in PC in 2017?

Have you bought a new PC or laptop? Then you might want to install antivirus software. There are many free antiviruses for windows available. And they work smoothly. If you want to know which antivirus software provides the best security and safety, then this article is for you.

Some of the best antivirus software for windows are listed below:

#1. AVG AntiVirus Free

AVG continues to be one of the best antivirus software for windows. It is one of the most popular antivirus software available on the internet. It offers a combination of strong protection against malware and viruses and an easy to use user interface. AVG has real time security updates, and it scans your device for malicious content. The full version of the antivirus has features like searching and eliminating all kinds of malware and a stronger download protection. It also provides an effective data encryption and firewall for your device.

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#2. Avast Free Antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus is a light and faster to use antivirus program for your devices. It does not slow down your device unlike other antivirus software for windows. There are some very intelligent features in this antivirus like CyberCapture. It is a real-time threat detection tool that searches and sends unknown files to the server and moves them to quarantine if they are dangerous or malicious. WifiInspector is another tool that ensures no third party can use your home network.

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#3. BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition

The best thing about BitDefender is that this antivirus software is very simple to use. Its minimalistic design and the ad-free user interface is a treat to the eyes. It's malware and spyware detects unwanted and dangerous files and threats and removes them before the damage is done. Also, every time you start your PC, it performs a boot scan.

BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition

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#4. Kaspersky Lab Internet Security 2017

Kaspersky Lab Internet Security 2017 covers all security issues with tools like firewall protection, parental control, spam filtering, phishing protection, spyware facility, etc. the new version hasn’t changed much when it comes to the user interface. However, there are some advanced features like webcam and audio protection which protects you from someone hacking into your webcam, online shopping protection, etc.

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#5. Panda Free Antivirus

This antivirus software comes with loads of customizations. The real time malware protection detects the latest threats. Panda Cloud Cleaner, URL scanning are some of the smartest tools you can have in an antivirus. It safeguards your browsing sessions on the net. It is very user-friendly as compared to their anti-virus software.

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#6. Microsoft Windows Defender

This is the inbuilt antivirus that comes with Windows 7 and 10. Over time, it has improved its ratings and proved to be a great anti-virus software. The best thing about this software is that it never asks you to upgrade to a paid version since it is entirely free of cost.

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