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Top Antivirus Software / Antivirus Scanners

Why do I must have antivirus program? Online virus scan will not protect your pc. Antivirus program scan virus in real time when you open, execute, and/or close a file. It may protect your system files and many advanced features including up-to-date virus signature for your antivirus program.

Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security

Complete Virus Protection and Internet Security for Home Users
PC-cillin combines advanced virus detection and cleaning with an integrated firewall to safeguard your system from hackers and malicious code threats in email and instant messaging, and while surfing the Internet. New features like Wi-Fi protection helps secure your PC when connecting to a wireless network, and Outbreak Alert gives you early warning about new viruses....

- CNET Editor's Choice
- PC World World Class 2004

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McAfee VirusScan

When you're surfing the Internet, there's more to worry about than just viruses. VirusScan includes extra firewall protection to keep your computer safe from worms, Trojan horses, and viruses when you're online. It destroys threats at all entry points of your PC, including e-mail and synchronization with your PDA. It constantly monitors and stops virus like activity on your computer to prevent any new threats.

Panda - Award-winning Antivirus Platinum

An innovative security solution that adapts perfectly to the needs of today's small businesses and professionals, protecting information from viruses and hackers with a single product. With a series of additional security features, including a firewall and script blocker , this new solution ensures complete protection against viruses, hackers and other Internet-borne threats.

  • Eliminates all types of viruses.
  • Protects against hackers: includes firewall protection.
  • Completely automatic daily updates against new viruses.
  • Maximum speed and stability

- Byte 2003 Award [Spain - April 2003 ]

eTrust EZ Antivirus

eTrust EZ Antivirus is an award-winning antivirus solution that provides complete protection, detection and elimination of thousands of computer viruses, worms and Trojan horse programs for home and home office PCs. The easy-to-use interface and frequent automatic updates make it effortless to stay protected, and the small installation file does not strain PC system resources.

eTrust EZ Antivirus is ICSA-certified to detect 100% of viruses in-the-wild. This software is supported by the CA Security Advisory Team, providing worldwide 24x7 research labs to ensure protection from the latest threats. eTrust EZ Antivirus leverages the same technology CA has developed for the worlds most demanding corporate users, including over 95% of the Fortune 500..

eTrust EZ Antivirus offers simple-to-use yet powerful features like: automatic daily virus signature file updates to easily and effectively address the main cause of virus attacks  out of date signature files; automatic email scanning and archive scanning; scheduled scanning to allow you to scan for viruses at times most convenient for you; real-time scanning to automatically detect and remove viruses from any file you access; heuristic scanning to find viruses even before they appear on the latest virus signature file updates; and interactive virus detection messages with links to the CA Virus Information Center, providing you with detailed information on viruses that have been detected on your PC.

eTrust Antivirus software has been designed to allow for quick download and installation, fast updates, and low usage of PC system resources, while providing seamless compatibility with other applications.

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- PC Authority's "Recommend" Award
- Computing Magazine's Security Product of the Year
- Beats out Symantec, NAI McAfee, and Trend to win Best of Test rating by PC World, Denmark, November 2002

NOD32 Anti-Virus

NOD32 Antivirus is the world leader of the Virus Bulletin 100% Awards having won more awards (23) than any competing product. NOD32 was the only tested product that has never missed a single In the Wild virus. NOD32 Antivirus System provides the excellent detection of known viruses with powerful heuristic scanning for unknown viruses, 2-50 times faster hard disk scanning rate and extremely low utilization of system resources. NOD32 runs on various platforms from Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP, through a number of UNIX/Linux, Novell, MS DOS operating systems to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lotus Domino and other mail servers.

NOD32 for Microsoft Windows NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP features:

  • The highest detection and scanning rate performance.
  • Unprecedented heuristic analysis capable of exposing DOS, Boot, Win32, macro, script and other viruses and worms in the wild.
  • Built in powerful virtual emulator enables detection of the most sophisticated polymorphic and metamorphic viruses.
  • Virus detection in compressed or protected executable files, such as UPX, AsPack, FSG, Petite, Neolite, ExeStealth, yoda's Crypter, PECompact, Pklite, Lzexe, Diet, Exepack, CPAV .
  • Support of many archive formats, e.g. ZIP, RAR, ARJ, LZH, LHA, CAB, CHM, TAR, GZIP.
  • Detection of viruses in encrypted, password protected databases and documents.
  • Use of heuristic and algorithmic methods to clean viruses.
  • Cleaning of macro viruses and restoration of the documents to original format.
  • Recovery of the most important system areas (functions) in the event of an infection.
  • Storage of infected files in a safe format (not allowing execution) into the quarantine.
  • Search speed is maximized through associative, multilevel cache and low-level code optimizations.
  • Use of very fast single-point samples and CRCs for precise detection.
  • Use of very few system resources.
  • Disinfection/quarantining of the files automatically, on-the-fly.
  • Full support of UNICODE in Windows NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP.
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- 31st Virus Bulletin 100% Award
- As seen in PC Magazine
- SC Magazine Global Award
- PC3 Editor's Choice
- Checkmark Antivirus Certification Levels 1, 2 And Trojan For Windows 2003
- 2003 InfoWorld Readers' Choice Award
- Powertools Forum "Certified Power Tool 2003" award
- Australian PC Users Magazine "The Best Antivirus of 2002"
- PC Chip Croatia "The Best Antivirus (of 2002)"
- Anti-virus Title of the Month for June 2002

Norton AntiVirus

NAV is one of most trustable anti virus software in the world. Norton AntiVirus features:

  • Ongoing Protection keeps your computer protected from the latest Internet risks by automatically renewing your subscription.
  • Remove knowing viruses, Trojan horses, and worms automatically.
  • Stop spyware or unwanted adware, and without getting hijacked and redirected to dangerous sites.
  • Protect email and IM attachments without worry for threats.
  • Scan compressed files for known viruses.
  • Rootkit detection

- PC Magazine Best of the Year Award 2004
- PC Magazine: Editors' Choice 2004
- Consumer Shopper Shoppers' Choice Award 2004

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro is premium antivirus protection for professional individual users and home offices. Kaspersky Antivirus features:

  • Monitors all sources of potential virus infection
  • Integrated OfficeGuard technology protects MS Office applications
  • Supports a broad range of mail programs
  • Restoration of data in files infected by viruses
  • Improved management tools and detailed notifications
  • Reliable protection against infection
  • Scanning archived and compressed files
  • Pro-active protection from macro viruses
  • Stopping script viruses
  • Antivirus database updates every hour, round-the-clock

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- Virus Bulletin 100% Effective
- Checkmark certification (UK)
- PC Today (Spanish edition) Recommended
- Computer Shopper UK Best Software Award

CyberScrub Antivirus Lifetime Edition

CyberScrub Antivirus Lifetime Edition provide the low cost of virus protection by providing security protection for five years at one low price, without yearly Subscription fee. CyberScrub Antivirus constantly scans your hard drive and files to identify, clean and destroy infected objects. With additional Kerio firewall to add data protection to your pc.

CyberScrub Antivirus continuously checks for viruses in all opened, saved, and executed files, including archived and compressed files. Should an infected object be detected, the application will clean the infected location. A distinguishing feature of CyberScrub Antivirus is its ability to delete malicious code from archives stored in ZIP format. Additionally, the software provides the option for on-demand scans of file contents, including files stored within MS Outlook Express. CyberScrub Antivirus has three levels of anti-virus protection: Normal - Medium - High. The level chosen determines the level of anti-virus protection provided by on-demand checks and background monitoring.

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- As featured in CNN News

BitDefender Antivirus

BitDefender Antivirus v10 is a powerful antivirus and antispyware tool with features that best meet your security needs. Ease of use and automatic updates make BitDefender Antivirus an ‘install and forget’ product


  • Permanent Antivirus Protection
  • Rootkit Detection and Removal\
  • Web Scanning
  • Peer-2-Peer and IM Applications Protection
  • Full E-mail Protection


  • Real-Time Antispyware
  • Spyware Scanning and Cleaning
  • Privacy Protection - monitors HTTP (web) and SMTP (mail) traffic
  • Anti-Dialer
  • Cookie Control
  • Active Content Control (ActiveX, Java Applets or Java Scripts)

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- Virus Bulletin 100% Effective
- PC World Best Buy

AVG Antivirus Professional

AVG Antivirus Professional is easy to use antivirus tool with:

  • 100% virus detection — AVG’s scanning engine has received numerous awards for its excellent detection of “in the wild” viruses, including the VB100% award. Its unique combination of detection methods provides full protection against viruses, worms and trojans.
  • Full on-access protection — The powerful AVG Resident Shield provides maximum protection by scanning every file opened, executed, or saved. It also prevents the opening or executing of infected files.
  • Flexible intelligent scanning — The AVG Resident Shield can include/exclude files from being scanned based on individual file extensions and can handle exceptions for potentially unwanted programs such as adware.
  • Full e-mail protection — AVG checks every e-mail sent or received, providing full protection from e-mail-borne threats. AVG supports all leading e-mail clients, including MS Outlook, The bat!, Eudora, and all other SMTP/POP3-based e-mail clients, such as Outlook Express. Encrypted connections using SSL are also supported.
  • Automatic threat handling — AVG can automatically heal or remove infected files and other threats such as trojans and worms.
  • Powerful scheduling — AVG automatically provides recommended daily schedules for scanning and updating, and also allows you to create custom-scheduled events.

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- Virus Bulletin 100% Effective
- ICSA 100% Detection
- West Coast Labs Checkmark Level 1 , level 2 and Trojan certification
- SC Magazine Best Antivirus Program of 2005
- Winner of the NASCR Software product of the year

Top Antivirus Scanners
On-demand antivirus scanners do not have real-time scanning and offer limited features to fully protect your system.

AVG Antivirus Free Edition

AVG Free Edition is available for all single home users worldwide.

  • AVG Resident Protection
  • AVG e-mail Scanner
  • AVG On-Demand Scanner
  • Basic Scheduled Tests
  • Free Virus Database Updates
  • Automatic Update feature
  • Easy-To-Use Interface
  • Automatic Healing of infected files
  • AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files

- Virus Bulletin 100% Effective

BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition

  • Virus scanning and removal
    On demand scanning - Powerful scan engines ensure detection and removal of all viruses in the wild every time you need it.
  • Scheduled scanning
    The Scheduler lets you plan ahead, and schedule full system/drive scans in the off hours, when you won’t be using your computer.
  • Immediate scanning
    With just a right click you can check your files and folders.
  • Skinable interface
    You can express yourself, designing new interfaces, or you can use those drawn by others.
  • Quarantine
    By isolating the infected files in quarantine, the risk of getting infected diminishes. You also have the possibility to send these files for further analysis to BitDefender Labs.
  • Reports
    When launching a scan you may choose to create a report file where you can see statistics about the scan process.

AntiVir Personal Edition

The AntiVir Personal Edition (made in Germany) offers the effective protection against computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation. The AntiVir Personal Edition is developed to:

  • detects and removes more than 80,000 viruses
  • always among the winners of comparison test featured in computer journals
  • the resident Virus Guard serves to monitor file movements automatically,
    e.g. downloading of data from the internet
  • scanning and repair of macro viruses
  • protection against previously unknown macro viruses
  • safeguard against cost generating dial-up program
  • protection against trojan, worms, backdoors, jokes and other harmful programs
  • easy operation
  • Internet-Update Wizard for easy updating
  • Protection against previously unknown boot record viruses and master boot record viruses

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