Best free anti-virus , malware programs

The Best free anti-virus program is the one that offers you the best protection at the lowest cost. You can not get any cheaper than FREE. It does not make sense to go online, use email or the Internet without protection. If you have the money, it may make sense to purchase NORTON or some other major program. But if you do not feel you can afford or want to pay annual fees, there are some good alternatives.

There are some FREE programs that are rated by the top computer magazines as among the best. Of course you need to be careful. There are some techies who offer 'free programs' to unsuspecting users and their can free programs infect your computer with the very sort of  malware you are trying to avoid. So I have done some research to find the Best Free Anti-virus Programs and here is a list of some of the very Best anti-virus programs noted in the major computing magazines.

Please Note I have listed these in alphabetical order, not in any order of preference.

Avast is one of the best. Note: be sure your are downloading the FREE version. If you are going to pay for an anti-virus program, you may find a better program for the mone

Avira   does not protect your email but it does an outstanding job in detecting virus and malware programs. offers a free version

Bitdefender is another free Anti-Virus Program

Kapersky Standard free Anti-Virus Program

MalwareBytes Free Anti-Virus 

If you know of any other Free Anti-Virus programs or if you have some experience with any of the listed programs that you would like to share with our readers, please use the FORM below.

Now it may be that you would feel more confident if you had some EXPERT opinions about the Best free anti-virus programs. Here are links to reviews in some of the  top Computer magazines:

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