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5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC - 2016

Posted by: Purushottam Thakur
Every computer must have an antivirus program because of privacy, virus, malware, etc. Antivirus not installed in your computer is the mean of unsecured data, unsafe or a destroyable computer. A good antivirus makes our computer and its data secure and hard to hacked. So today we are going to talk about 5 best free antivirus program for windows 10.
5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC - 2016
We know that windows 10 has already a good antivirus (windows defender) installed itself by Microsoft. As it is inbuilt, Windows Defender doesn’t provide you bad protection because it is mainly made for the windows PC. But as you see the score by AV-TEST, Windows Defender only receives 3.5 out of 6 scores. That means you are not fully protected and so we are here to provide you top 5 free antiviruses for windows 10. We have already included the link to the homepage of every antivirus which you can use to go for the installation.

#1. Avast! Free Antivirus
Top 5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC
Avast antivirus founded in 1988 by ‘Pavel Baudiš’ and ‘Eduard Kučera’. And from the beginning, Avast is the most secure and trusted antivirus by millions of peoples. Result by AV-TEST: protection and performance score is 5 of 6 and usability score is 6 of 6.
Avast is an efficient antivirus program. The main key features of Avast is its easy UI, optimized & different scanning options and it's regularly updated virus definitions which make users stay secure. It is lightweight and comprehensive security protection. It provides us 5 type of standard scanning options such as Quick scan, full system scan, removable media scan, select folder to scan and boot time scan.
As of our personal experience, its browser extension may slow down your browsing speed and may not provide you detailed scanning as some premium antivirus. But it is still a better choice for those who are looking for the strongest security and simple & effective UI.

#2. Avira Free Antivirus
Top 5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC
Avira Free Antivirus is another best free antivirus software for windows 10 PC. It is not much popular as Avast software but as you see its features you will definitely love it. Avira Free Antivirus program is developed by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG German multinational company. It is founded in 1986 by Tjark Auerbach. The antivirus is trusted by more than 100 millions of users. It secures your data, keeps your computer malware free and protects your privacy.
Best key features of this antivirus are that its provides free protection for the life time, Smart capability to block 30 million security threats daily, Real-time protection from its cloud. Online security with auto blocking. It also includes a browser add-on called Avira Browser Safety. Its pro version is ranked on AV-TEST is 6 out of 6 for protection, performance, and usability.

#3. 360 Total Security
Top 5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC
360 Total Security is a product from a Chinese company called Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. The antivirus is founded in 2005 by Zhou Hongyi and Xiangdong Qi. It is third best antivirus program for windows 10 PC but is not so much good as Avast and Avira. As key features, it provides some great functions such as its real-time protection to stop viruses, threats, and malware. It takes less memory to run and protects you from malicious attacks.
All the main included features is, its protects you from viruses, provides browser protection, download protection, online shopping protection, data hijacking protection, USB drive protection, webcam protection, chat protection, superior threat detection, layered protection, real-time threat detection, WiFi router protection, and enhanced user interface. And as performance features its gives you speed up utility and junk files cleaner. Its sounds like the best antivirus, right? Sure it is but not as Avast Antivirus and also it is not listed over AV-TEST.

#4. Bitdefender Antivirus
Top 5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC
BitDefender Free Edition is a security tool for windows computer by a Romanian internet security software company. It is founded in 2001 by Florin Talpeș. It supports windows 10 computer and is featured with virus scanning and removal, on demand scanning, scheduled scanning, immediate scanning, skinnable interface, quarantine and with detailed reports.

Top 5 Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 PC
Comodo Antivirus is an antivirus program for computers. As the history, it was founded in 1998 by Melih Abdulhayoğlu. From then it is popular among some users. As every antivirus, it also provide virus protection, real-time protection and continuously updated database of known viruses and threats with automatic updates, drag and drop for instant analysis, easy interface, no annoying pop-ups, instant one-click scanning, built-in scheduler.

Conclusion:
I hope you liked this article because we did total 4 hours of research by finding information, installing each antivirus in our computer and then providing you our recommendations by placing each antivirus at actual place. So we need your thanks by sharing over your online networks.
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