Best Antivirus for Windows 10

Regarding antiviruses, there are a plethora of logical options. We all use the internet differently and inn order to help you choose, we’ll determine which security suite suits which user profile.

After closely analyzing most of 2017’s suites, one thing is for certain: these solutions have a rather limited impact on performances, and their efficiency is superior to the basic defense tools built into Windows 10.

[toc]We have noticed a trend: suites include more features, including PC optimization, and take into account the diversity of devices in the household. But, besides BitDefender, all the publishers must do better integrating their mobile solutions and offering the possibility of controlling everything from a single interface.

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Avast vs AVG: Which is better? 20$ more for the same thing?

While the paid versions of Avast and AVG use the same antivirus engine, they differ greatly in price: AVG retails for 99.99$ whereas Avast retails for 119$. Why is there such a difference in price between these two applications? We decided to find out…

On the one hand, Avast Ultimate charges 119.99$ for protecting a single computer. On the other hand, AVG Ultimate charges 99.99€ for protecting an unlimited number of devices. Since both of these programs are built around the same antivirus engine, what could possibly justify the difference in price between them? Which one should you choose?

Avast is a very popular brand in the USA, namely because of its free antivirus protection service: Avast Free Antivirus. Two years ago, this Czech software developer was bought out by its main rival in the world of free antivirus protection, AVG (which is also a Czech company). While both of these brands have preserved their respective visual identities (different user interfaces), technically, they both rely on Avast’s antivirus engine.

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How to: Complete guide to remove malware/virus from a PC

malware If your PC is slower than usual, the OS and apps experience random errors, you cannot access some of your files and folders or the web browser struggles to get rid of weird ads, then perhaps some kind of malware has taken your PC hostage, preventing you from using the computer as usual and putting your personal and professional data at risk.

Virus, worms, Trojans and other malicious software are on the prowl for PCs and networks of every platform. The risks for hackers are minimal in contrast to the benefits. The age of mobility, automation, smart cars and the internet of things has greatly increased the number of connected devices and improved the way of storing and accessing information either with or without a PC.

Hackers have seen a great opportunity, as creating malware software and investing in attack methods are on the rise. Techniques are being constantly improved, causing spam, data theft, invasion of privacy and overall damage to companies and users.

Although prevention is the first and main line of defense, it is not always possible to stay safe from infections. Any user might have had bad experiences with malware even without being alerted by a security software.

If you fail to install a security solution on your PC (or if a virus or Trojan is preventing you from installing one) or if your antivirus has not detected any malware, then cleaning your PC can be difficult and take a long time depending on the threat. In order to face threats, we will show you how to do it in this guide. We hope you find it useful. The aim of this guide is removing malware from a Windows PC, although the overall process is usually used the same way in other systems.

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Protect your PC against ransomware with this security program

This year it looks like cryptocurrency mining is taking the lead in the lists of malware, but the truth is that one of the most frequent threats is that of ransomware. It is a type of malware that consists of capturing the files in a remote form, and once the victim’s computer is affected, demanding a monetary ransom. This type of attack is very frequent, and to avoid its consequences, the key is to protect your computer. For this, AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is an excellent ally.

AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is a security application that allows you to detect any type of ransomware threat and block it. It is free software that includes a detection system specifically for this type of threat; and at the same time, if some ransomware does come to affect our files, it also adds a decoding system to recover them. The key function in AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is in its proactive defense that uses the CARB engine to detect ransomware before it infects the computer; but also in the periodic security copies to avoid the consequences of ransomware.

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Bitdefender Free Edition Reveiw: How it works

I already told you. Your antivirus is a sieve. It lets all kinds of malware through. You didn’t believe me and now you’ve got a nice virus. Serves you right! Yes, it’s true, no antivirus is infallible, but protecting yourself with the wrong software doesn’t help! My advice? Install Bitdefender Free Edition.

Bitdefender Free Edition is the free version of Bitdefender Antivirus, one of the best antivirus programs on the market (as testified by the comparative tests carried out by AV Comparatives). It allows you to check all the files on your PC for viruses and, more importantly, provides real-time protection against all major types of malicious software without slowing down your system.

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Best Free Antivirus 2018 for Windows 10, Windows 7 and 8

As the Internet usage increases, so do the threats that try to get into our PC. Cyberwars and cyberattacks, new tricks, botnet battles and attacks with ransomware like WannaCry have caused chaos during 2017.

Ransomware, which are programs that extort you, were one of the most feared threats for many people during this year: ransomware encrypted the data of thousands of PCs and demanded their owners for a ransom in order to recover them. A profitable business for criminals.

Therefore, prevention is very important, although antivirus software already defend you against these blackmailing programs and even have certain specific protection modes. Now, if the worst has already happened and the data has been encrypted, there is no antivirus that can help you until a ‘cure’ is found. This is why the best advice is to back up your data and keep it safe.

Microsoft is aware that Windows is the first line of defense, so it offers a free antivirus and a basic firewall to stop the most dangerous threats: spyware, phishing, Trojans, etc. With the Windows 10 Creators Update, the brand has improved the security, putting it in the new Windows Defender Security Center where you can manage the antivirus, the firewall, the SmartScreen filter against phishing, and the parental control.

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Kaspersky Free vs Avast Free vs Bitdefender Free, what do the free antivirus have to offer?

Increasingly more users are deciding to rely on free antivirus to protect against malware. While for a long time the two free antivirus stars have been Avast and Avira, the main antivirus companies have decided to enter this sector of the market of releasing free versions of their paid antivirus so that users who don’t want to part with their cash have a basic security tool. Kaspersky is the latest security company to launch its free antivirus for Windows.

Yesterday afternoon, Russia’s Kaspersky Security firm announced its new security product: “Kaspersky Free Antivirus”, a free version of its well-known paid antivirus falls into the gap for the users looking for a solution free of charge to protect their systems.

What has Kaspersky deleted from it’s antivirus to make it free?

A characteristic shared by all the free antivirus on the market is that they typically only provide users with free antivirus protection, but the rest of the protective shields and security modules are limited to users of the paid versions. Kaspersky Free is no different.

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The best antiviruses of 2017 for Windows 10 according to AV-TEST

Even though Windows Defender keeps improving its preinstalled antivirus protection on Windows 10 PCs, other ‘complementary’ software are certainly key to keep your PC’s security at a maximum. Therefore, freeing us from malware threats, evidently, although in some cases it would mean sacrificing our PC’s performance ever so slightly. AV-TEST has analyzed several antivirus software for Windows 10 and they have come up with a ranking showing the best ones of 2017.

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The Best Antivirus for Windows to Protect You this 2017

A new year has just begun that will undoubtedly be plagued with technological developments, new releases and countless applications that we’ll try to keep you updated of at all times. We will talk about many different categories, but, inevitably, one of the most important sections will be dedicated to the privacy and security of computers and antivirus.

With the arrival of a new year, cyber criminals will try to “surprise” us with new ways of accessing our data either through the various forms of malware that you can find today or through some new technologies. However, to fight against all this, the different companies specialized in everything computer security related try to keep our PCs updated, in order to stay one step ahead of these computer criminals, something that is extremely difficult.

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How to completely remove or uninstall an antivirus program in Windows 10

We all know that these days installing a Windows program is very easy and uninstalling it can be even easier. It is just a matter of clicking “Next” a few times and the Windows program will be installed or uninstalled, it’s as easy as that.

However, this procedure is not as easy to carry out when we are trying to uninstall an antivirus; many times the uninstallation procedure will not work well, this is fundamentally due to the complex nature of this type of software and the way in which it interacts with the different modules of the operating system. When this occurs we are forced to resort to third-party software to solve the problem.

ESET AV Remover

In these types of cases, one of the best tools for uninstalling antivirus software is ESET AV Remover, which, on top of providing the possibility of removing many types of antivirus software, lends a helping hand in the removal of other types of programs when the conventional method of uninstalling does not work as it is supposed to, that is to say those programs who’s uninstallation can be considered as “problematic”.

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