With the prospects of Windows 8 becoming large, the various softwares are being designed to be compatible with the new operating system of Windows.
The following are considered the top 5 anti-virus softwares for the coming year:
1. Kaspersky Anti - Virus
Clearly one of the best softwares available, Kaspersky Anti-Virus edition has a number of new and attractive features from its previous version. The software is equipped with an amazing malware detection feature and also has great cleanup rates. There is a constant flow of updating the program for threats making sure that even the latest dangers would be covered for. It has the facility of blocking unwanted programs and fixing various problems.
2. Webroot Secure Anywhere Anti - Virus
This product is not very popular but it does stand in the list of the top 5. This product is known to be clocked at less than 3 MB with a total space of 15 MB. The features of malware detection and the cleanup rates are at a new high. This software is designed as an interestingly unique system that uses a remote server to store thereby not burdening the user's computer. The scanning process is amazingly quick, completing even the scans for hard drives within a few minutes.
3. BitDefender Antivirus Plus
This product is well recognized and is known to have a great record with malware detection and cleanup rates. Among the antivirus softwares that are on the list, this particular one is a little heavy on the resources, as it takes up 850 MB space. Keeping the space aside, this software has some amazing features for protection and furthermore, it has been found that the Rescue Mode of this product is absolutely great. It has a good set of bonus characteristics and also has a check for poor or vulnerable passwords, offering suggestions and fixing the many possible problems.
4. AVG Anti - Virus
Those who have been using AVG products would find this edition to have many changes and new attractive features. Holding a brand new look, the AVG Anti-Virus version stands strong as one of the best antivirus softwares for detecting malware. The program also has a good firewall set up. It has been seen that this software would be difficult to install into those computers that are already affected with malware. So it is important to clean it up and make sure that the system is safe before installing this software.
5. Norton AntiVirus
With the version, Norton AntiVirus has seen constant growth and advancement. And so, this year's version would provide protection in an all new level. With the fresh look, this product has some good and improved features and is known to provide almost 100% detection of malware.