Avira Free Antivirus
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"Best Free Antivirus with Highest Detection Rates"
Has higher detection rates out of all the Free and many paid antivirus programs even if you don't install Avira's WebGuard feature with the Ask.com toolbar and doesn't slow your system down.
No cons for me.
Avira's real-time protection is great without the extra Webguard.I noticed they don't force the WebGuard feature and Ask.com toolbar on users anymore.It is your choice but Avira in my opinion will still give you more protection than any of the other free ones and higher detection rates without the webguard.I have used Free and Premium versions in the past.Back when they didn't even have the webguard for the Free version dtection rates were better than all free and most paid Antivirus programs.This will not slow your computer down like Avast.Avast has way to many Shields running in my opinion.Avast does slow down older computers a lot because I used it on my other one with XP. No it doesn't have and email scanner but if you get a virus in an email Avira will still catch it quick.I do manual updates 4 or 5 times a day and most of the time there are updates.I would rather have a Antivirus running in the background with the highest detection rates than one with bells and whistles that even talks to you.I think it is great that Avira warns people if they have 2 Antiviruses running at the same time that can cause both of them to not run or work right.People shouldn't do that but many do.Many people complain about the pop-up advertising paid versions but when I do manual updates I just click OK in it goes away instantly so it doesn't bother me.For Free versions in my opinion it is the best and very light on your computer system resources.If you doubt my word about the highest detection rates you will find it on Google if you go to the right place.Kaspersky Paid is good also.@ tomorow1 no doubt another Avast Fanboy.Avira doesn't need all those shields running.Oh and I didn't go give Avast a bad review by the way.Go look.But far as detection rates go #1 Avira #2 AVG #3 Avast.By the way don't go around calling me and idiot and a Dumb F_ _ _ _ R.Bet you wouldn't to my face.
Updated on Nov 20, 2011
Updated on Nov 20, 2011@ tomorow1 no doubt another Avast Fanboy.Avira doesn't need all those shields running.Oh and I didn't go give Avast a bad review by the way.Go look.But far as detection rates go #1 Avira #2 AVG #3 Avast.By the way don't go around calling me and idiot and a Dumb F_ _ _ _ R.Bet you wouldn't to my face.