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Antivirus Reviews - Windows

Choosing the best antivirus software can be tricky. You can read antivirus software reviews or you can learn to evaluate antivirus software yourself. Whichever method you choose, we've got you covered.
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Top Paid Antivirus Software
Combating malware is a never ending process. Cybercriminals continuously deploy new threats with intention of infecting your computer and gaining access to your system. One of the most effective methods of malware prevention is to have an antivirus software installed on your computer. With so many different antivirus applications available, it is easy to feel overwhelmed when selecting a solution that best fits your needs. The following list includes top paid antivirus solutions.

McAfee LiveSafe

Avira Internet Security 2012
Avira Internet Security 2012 protects your Windows 7, Vista, or XP computer from a wide range of Internet threats.

Bitdefender Sphere
Bitdefender Sphere offers holistic protection for the modern home at an affordable price.

Best Antivirus for Netbooks and Older PCs
Some of the most at-risk systems are older PCs and netbooks that may be running outdated versions of unpatched software that are particularly vulnerable to exploit. AV-Test is the definitive resource for antivirus testing that most closely approximates what a real life user will encounter. Here's our picks for the best low-impact protection for...

Antivirus Testing Agencies
Whether free or purchased, the single most important factor in the decision for antivirus software is the scanner's ability to detect viruses. While this may appear obvious, many purchase antivirus software based on feature sets and price, overlooking detection rates in the process.

Antivirus Software User Reviews
Which antivirus software do you like the most? Least? Here's your chance to weigh in with your antivirus software experiences and let your opinion be known. See submissions

Top Online Scanners
Free online scanners provide a quick, easy way to get a second opinion scans. Here are the best online virus scanners.

Understanding Antivirus Tests
It can be difficult for consumers to tell which antivirus product is legitimate, much less which of the legitimate antivirus products are best suited for their own needs. The problem can be exacerbated if you don't understand who tests what and how to interpret what the scores mean.

Bitdefender Internet Security Suite
Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 tackles modern Internet use with innovative new features.

Best Antivirus for Windows
Antivirus software is must-have protection. This review picks the best antivirus software based on its virus detection abilities, features, and breadth of protection. Whether you're seeking total system coverage or an ala carte solution, each of the following products provides superb virus protection for Windows-based PCs. Because every system...

Antivirus for Gamers
Most everyone realizes that antivirus and firewalls are must-have protection. But when protection interferes with online gaming, it can be sorely tempting to disable that protection in favor of uninterrupted play. These antivirus scanners tackle the unique problems of gamers so you can play without sacrificing performance or protection.

Best Internet Security Suites
An Internet Security Suite is a sound investment for your Windows PC, but it can be pricey. Finding the best Internet Security Suite that offers the most protection for your hard earned money is important. Here are our current picks for the best Internet Security Suites for Windows.

Best Antivirus Software - Readers Choice Awards 2011
The 2011 Readers' Choice Awards are complete. You nominated. You voted. And now we've tallied those votes and are pleased to announce the winners for Best Antivirus for Windows, Best Antivirus for Mac, Best Internet Security Suite, and Best Free Antivirus.

Before You Buy Antivirus
Not all antivirus is created equal. Before buying antivirus software, read this guide to know what to look for and how to evaluate antivirus software.

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