Originally Posted by placidarc
I have used several free AV software and whilst doing a reasonable job they did let a couple of naughties slip through. i now use Emsisoft which although not free has proved 100% reliable. It constantly ranks at the top of the AV software programs.
Never even heard of it
There tend to be a few which rate highly and towards the top, but the free ones I rate well are:
And as for software you have to pay for:
But don't get me wrong, having a modern AV which is up-to date, whatever the brand, is much better than not having one at all. Windows Defender is surprisingly good and not too much of a hog on resources