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PC Optimization, Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide

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If you are on a PC then you are susceptible to lots of dangerous stuff out there. Browse the software below for the best FREE protection and optimization for your PC.

Antivirus

Avira Free Antivirus – The most complete anti-virus solution. It runs slower than the others but catches the most viruses. Beware of the trial software when you are installing, you do not need any of them.

Avast! Free Antivirus – Runs slightly faster than Avira but is a little taxing on the CPU and does not catch as many viruses.

AVG Free Antivirus – Runs the fastest but catches the least amount of viruses.

HouseCall – Don’t have any antivirus installed and think you’re screwed? This is a free online virus scan that lets you know if you have anything or not.

Kaspersky – Don’t trust any of the free stuff and want to give money away for a service you can get free? This is the best paid program out there. Also send a few benjamins my way. For no reason.


Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes – The complete malware solution which also looks for spyware.


Anti-Spyware

Spyware Search & Destroy – Detects and removes a variety of spyware from your computer, works great in conjunction with Malwarebytes.

Ad Aware – Scans for tracking components.


PC Optimization

CCleaner – Optimizes your PC cleaning out junk, making it run faster.