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Need help finding free anti-virus software

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Alexis-OMA Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012   General Artist
merry christmas fellow deviants
i just got my first tablet wacom, and so forth
and just my luck
my design laptop caught a virus
anybody now of any good free anti virus software
i can download with out all the bull shit attached
to it.
please and thank you
-Chimera
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Sniper115A3 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012   Digital Artist
Download and install this Operating System [link] Its fast, stable, 100% free and immune to all Windows viruses :)
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Crazie-Girl Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
I use AVG, and Zone alarm (firewall?)
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signsofortune Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
The best website I have ever found for this purpose is majorgeeks.com . they list everything you need to know. it takes some time to read all the information but it's definitely worth it

[link]
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Vulpimo Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Avast
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TheaAtherea Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012   General Artist
My boyfriend and I use Microsoft Security Essentials. I always used AVG before I met him, but I take his word for it because he's got a degree Computer Information Systems and works the IT department at a bank. :giggle: MSE has worked beautifully for me. Never had any problems.
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Tsu076 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
In my humble opinion, I like Avira the most, except for the pesky odd pop up they use to keep their revenue coming in. But there's a way around that too. I recommend giving it a shot:

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DTrinidad Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Once you get the virus removed, I recommend using a secure web browser like Firefox or Google Chrome with some add-ons like AdBlock and NoScript (or ScriptNo if using Chrome).

How did you get the virus? Just curious.
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:iconalexis-oma:
Alexis-OMA Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012   General Artist
our norton expired a couple of months ago, and me and my gf just procastinated with getting some more, lol
so it is my fault this happend.
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DTrinidad Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
There are some people out there who don't use AV on their Windows PC for years and they're still fine.
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DTrinidad Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Keep in mind that no Anti-Virus software has ever been 100% perfect. Some would argue that common sense is the best way to keep you and your PC safe. There are some peo
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