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Best free lightweight antivirus program

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October 3, 2017 1:24:10 PM

So basically im looking for an antivirus that is lightweight while on idle that is also free. I just got a computer with a fresh copy of windows. Windows 7 because i was using my old key until later on i might upgrade to windows 10. This computer also isnt that fast.

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October 3, 2017 1:29:13 PM

Windows 10 has AV built in. I'm not sure you get much by going to a free alternative. In the past it's been pretty bad, but recent reviews have given it much better marks.
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October 3, 2017 1:38:47 PM

If going with W10 then the built in one is good enough. I'd only swap it out for a paid one if you wanted something more.
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October 4, 2017 4:27:41 AM

I've used Avast for years and can't fault it.

The best way to protect your computer is to use due diligence, restrict other people's access and take regular backups.
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