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C_Millions5 12 days ago

Free Kaspersky trial is about to run out on my new laptop. What is the best free antivirus/malware/computer protection software etc. that I can download? Thanks

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ugandan_knuckles 1 Build 2 points 10 days ago

I would use Windows Defender + Malwaerbytes.


DaMysteryMan 1 point 6 days ago

Windows defender is the first line of defense. It catches the viruses before you open them. Well, most of them. Malewarebytes is for when it actually gets on your PC and is for removing it, and for scanning once in a while if you're not sure you have a virus or not.

ugandan_knuckles 1 Build 1 point 6 days ago


C_Millions5 submitter 1 point 12 days ago

I have a Lenovo - Yoga 710 2-in-1 80V6000PUS 11.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel 7th generation Core i5-7Y54 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive

Mallowpuff 1 Build 1 point 11 days ago


Been using that for the last 5+ years on every PC in the house. Both are free.

Captaincow285 1 point 9 days ago

Kapersky does have a free mode.

Windows Defender blocks all common viruses, and a few obscure ones.

Ender_Mist 1 point 9 days ago

Common sense + regular virus scans with malwarebytes.

TheShadowGuy 0 points 12 days ago

You could go with Kaspersky Free, Bitdefender, or Avast, just to name a few.