2 free virus stoppers worth using
Getting a Web browser, email program or photo organizer as free software on a computer is routine, but an anti virus utility for Windows, the target of tens of thousands of viruses and worms? That seems the kind of thing for which you'd want to pay.
But you don't have to. For several years, two Czech software developers have offered free versions of their anti virus programs to home users. These no-charge downloads don't offer every feature provided by McAfee and Symantec, the two security developers whose programs come pre-installed on most Windows PCs. But when put to the same tests as software from the Big Two, they did the job almost as well and with less fuss. The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: 2 free virus stoppers worth using
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