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  • CM Security Antivirus AppLock

    CM (Cleanmaster) Security FREE Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A beautiful, useful, and powerful antivirus

    7
    77 votes
    • PROS:Quick Analysis, Real-time protection, Call-blocking filter, Integrates with Clean Master, Easy to use and excellent design
    • CONS:Doesn't include a firewall, No anti-theft features
  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Premium Antivirus Protection from the World Leader

    7
    810 votes
    • PROS:Includes firewall, web and email protection, and more, Good AV database, Download on all your devices, Extra tools: file shredder and defragmenter
    • CONS:History of sub-par performance, Expensive
  • Windows Defender

    1593

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spyware protection for free

    7
    873 votes
    • 360 Total Security

      7.6.0.1031

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple engine antivirus protection

      8
      1800 votes
      • PROS:Free and complete, Good interface, Uninstrusive
      • CONS:Turning on all antivirus engines uses a lot of RAM, Clean and Speed Up tools must be used with care
    • Kaspersky Anti-Virus

      2017 17.0.0.611

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      Platform
      Windows

      The ultimate protection against viruses

      7
      1265 votes
      • PROS:Clear and user-friendly interface, Very powerful engine, Recovery features (rollback), Highly configurable, Improved performance
      • CONS:Long Installation, Memory consumption could be improved, Not many essential new features
    • Folder Password Lock Pro

      10.2.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

      9
      106 votes
      • PROS:Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.,
      • CONS:One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages. ,
    • McAfee Total Protection

      2017

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      A virus and malware checker and remover for multiple devices

      7
      278 votes
      • PROS:The virus and malware database is kept up to date by the developers, It has a file shredder for full and permanent erasures, There is a money-back guarantee if the software cannot remove your virus, The Firewall is a strong and modern one
      • CONS:Many of the tools can be found with other paid virus and malware checkers Virus Protection Pledge (VPP) only applies to auto-renewal customers
    • AppCleaner

      3.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Fully uninstall applications on Mac

      7
      318 votes
      • PROS:Removing plugins and components, Checkbox uninstallation, SmartDelete and protection, Clear overview of installed apps
      • CONS:Still leaves files behind for some apps
    • SafeIP

      2.0.0.228

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make Your Browsing Secure with SafeIP

      7
      257 votes
      • PROS:Completely free, Quick and easy
      • CONS:Some users may find anonymous browsing necessary, Depends on there being anonymous IPs nearby
    • eScan Anti-virus

      11.x

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Complete antivirus solution for your computer

      7
      467 votes
      • PROS:Comprehensive protection, Almost everything is automated, Integration with TeamViewer
      • CONS:Can be very slow and heavy on resources
    • HitmanPro.Alert

      3.5.3

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      Platform
      Windows

      Hitman Pro: Elite Virus Protection on Demand

      8
      25 votes
      • PROS:Unparalleled Protection From Viruses and Malware, Risk Reduction Processes that Protect Your Data, Simple, Clean and Functional UI
      • CONS:Yearly Fee Might be a Little High for Some Users
    • TotalAV Essential Antivirus

      1.24.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Voted Best Antivirus 2017. Free protection against Viruses, Malware, Spyware & Adware

      7
      2 votes
      • Quick Heal Anti-Virus

        2011 2010

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Up-to-date antivirus protection for your PC

        7
        2683 votes
        • PROS:Generate reports on everything, Command line options, Real-time protection, Various scan options
        • CONS:Convoluted installation process, Requires other security products to be uninstalled
      • Secure Browser

        52.0.2743.225.

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Protection from nastiness and nosiness, every page you browse

        7
        100 votes
        • PROS:Easy to use, Very safe and secure, Works about as well as other browsers in most cases
        • CONS:Does not have some smaller features (such as certain text encodings)
      • Bitdefender Antivirus Free 2014

        1.0.21.1099

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        Effective protection against viruses

        7
        384 votes
        • PROS:Not resource intensive, Nothing to configure, Powerful scanner, Modern user interface, Good for inexperienced PC users
        • CONS:Lacking in advanced options, Not ideal for advanced users
      • Folder Protection

        6.35

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Assign a password to every folder you want to protect

        7
        308 votes
        • PROS:Easy to use, Protect folders from copying, deletion or adding to
        • CONS:Doesn't reveal encryption method, Not integrated into Windows Explorer shell
      • eScan Internet Security Suite

        eScan Internet Security Suite 11.0.1139.1150_

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Privacy protection for your PC

        7
        64 votes
        • PROS:Tons of features, Simple interface, Colorful, crisp graphics buttons
        • CONS:Can be problematic in set up, Resource heavy, Crashes and freezes often
      • Inferno

        Beta 1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        Wipe away files from your PC for good

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        No votes yet
        • PROS:Completely removes files, File password protection
        • CONS:Interface looks pretty dull
      • Epubsoft Kindle DRM Removal

        8.8.2

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Quickly and easily remove azw drm protection from kindle ebook (azw,prc,mobi).

        6
        45 votes
        • K9 Web Protection

          4.2.89

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Keep Safe Online with K9 Web Protection

          8
          21 votes
          • PROS:A sophisticated security tool., Available for a range of platforms.,
          • CONS:Although free for home use, other uses will require licensing., Some users may find it unnecessary.
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