Windows 10 has officially been released by Microsoft and is available as fresh installation as well as free upgrades for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. While the company claims it to be the best Windows operating system ever, one that is the last of the Windows with no further newer versions to be released; apprehensions still remain among the users of the operating system. One such concern is the efficiency of the operating system against computer viruses since previous versions of Windows have had their share of vulnerabilities against virus.
To ensure that your new operating system remains safe from any virus or malware, we have listed some of the effective antivirus programs that you can consider for your Windows 10.
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Avast Free Antivirus 2015 has been an efficient antivirus for a while now and the makers of this antivirus application are inclined towards making it even better and powerful. The antivirus has seen addition of several new tools to the 2015 version and is much more efficient now to check for the vulnerabilities that exist in the computer networks and is far more capable of fixing security issues. With the improvements that have been made to this antivirus, it is one of our pick for your antivirus solution for Windows 10.
Avira Free Antivirus is another useful tool for the protection of your Windows 10 OS. The antivirus is highly efficient for detecting virus programs, malware, Trojans and worms. It also effectively protects against phishing attacks. The latest version of this antivirus has security features for Dropbox that offers protecting the data on Dropbox as well as syncing of the data.These features make it a high utility antivirus tool for Windows 10.
AVG Antivirus is available in 3 versions – Free, Pro and Internet Security. The Free version includes the basic tools that efficiently protect the computers against viruses and threats. The Free version has features such as Link Protection, Antivirus Engine and File Shredder. Pro version has features such as Data Safe and Online Shield while the Internet Security version has Enhanced Firewall options and Anti-Spam tools. Due to its robust architecture and advance functions, we pick AVG Antivirus is a feasible option for your Windows 10.
QUICK HEAL 16
Quick Heal 16 is another decent antivirus for Windows 10. Quick Heal is one of the most popular antivirus applications and with Windows 10, it is likely to hold its position as one of the most reliable antivirus programs. Quick Heal 16 is optimised to be compatible for Windows 10. However for those who will upgrade from previous versions of Windows to Windows 10 and have older versions of Quick Heal, can update their antivirus using the software update QHWin10 Update and use to protect their Windows 10.