Current Free providers are: ClamAV, Avast and Avira

100% Free anti virus software for windows can be found on this page, only real free packages are available here. Please note that some need registration only, but are free to use for home-users. Where restrictions apply we will show this in our list. We believe that Anti-virus software should be free for every PC to protect the internet and your files!

Abour our User friendly qualification: Our qualification has nothing to do with how well the program runs, but more how an average windows users would clasify the ease of install and useage.

CLAM AV | Main website
Clam AntiVirus is a GPL anti-virus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers (attachment scanning). The package provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner, and a tool for automatic updating via Internet. The programs are based on a shared library distributed with the Clam AntiVirus package, which you can use with your own software. Most importantly, the virus database is kept up to date.

The following windows versions are currently available, due the nature of original program (unix based) a more indept knowledge is needed of your operating system, in general the implementations are without easy to use GUI.

- ClamAV Antivirus Native Win32 Port
Description: Win32 port of ClamAV Link:
User friendly: *
Remarks: Native Win32 port, not for GUI users.

- CLAM Win
Description: ClamWin is a Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP and 2003. ClamWin Free Antivirus comes with an easy installer and open source code. You may download and use it absolutely free of charge.
User friendly: **
Remarks: Uses the Native Win32 port but has a GUI and easy install procedure. Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.

Description: CalmAV a CYGWIN version of ClamAV formerly ClamAV For Windows Link:
User friendly: *
Remarks: Cygwin port

Avast! antivirus software | Main website
avast! 4 Home Edition is a full-featured antivirus package designed exclusively for home users and non-commercial use. Both of these conditions should be met!

User friendly: ****
Remarks: Needs registration, every year you need to re-register to keep receiving updates, no reinstallation is needed during this process.

Avira Antivir PersonalEdition Classic | Main website
Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic reliably protects your private computer against dangerous viruses, worms, Trojans and costly dialers.

More than 15 million users worldwide trust in the reliable protection of Avira AntiVir. And this is no coincidence at all: Avira has gained several awards. The product combines first-class detection rates and ease of use with a top performance that protects your computer safely and hardly burdens older PCs.

User friendly: ****
Remarks: Personal Private use only