Anti-Virus Software Information


Anti-Virus Information


This article offers some suggestions for and information about anti-virus software.

Available Software

We currently recommend Microsoft Defender Antivirus for all Windows users. This is built into every Windows 10 installation.  

We currently recommend ClamXav for Mac users, which is no longer free.

Other Antivirus (AV) software may be purchased from most technology stores, but there are many companies that supply their AV software free for home use, such as AVG FreeAvira AntiVir. These companies make the bulk of their money by selling enterprise versions of their AV products to businesses, which is why they can give away home versions.

It is usually best to couple one of these free antivirus software packages with an antispyware package, such as Lavasoft's Ad-Aware, or Spybot: Search and Destroy.


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