Computer antivirus selection sometimes becomes a challenge for computer users. New viruses and malwares are being created by hackers every day. At the same time, antivirus companies also keep their antivirus databases update against latest viruses and threats.

Not every antivirus is capable of detection and removal of virus from computers. There are many free antiviruses available these days. In order to ensure maximum protection against viruses and threats, I will recommend you to go for paid antivirus softwares.

Some antivirus programs only provide security against viruses from specific sources. Like USB disk security prevents virus attacks from USB drives. Similarly autorun removal antivirus softwares are also available totally free of cost. Some antivirus programs come with complete internet security solutions. Many paid antiviruses provide security against all types of threats and malwares.

So, in order to ensure data security, protection against threats and malwares, it is recommended that you should install antivirus and Firewall program on your computer.

I have tried many antivirus softwares during my 10 years of interaction with computers. Here I came up with best 8 antivirus softwares of 2013.

Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials is the leading antivirus softwares in 2013 released by famous company Microsoft. It is also declared as the best antivirus software for Windows 7. Its simplified interface, computer scanning capabilities and maximum system protection makes it one of the best free antivirus software of 2013.

 

Microsoft Security Essentials Review

Microsoft Security Essentials

Avast Free Antivirus 8

The 2nd best antivirus program in my list is none other than Avast. It is a powerful antivirus tool that can make your computer secure from all types of malwares, trojans and spywares. Whenever this security softwares finds any virus or malicious code, it will notify you. You can disable notifications by turning on the gaming/silent mode.

Avast internet security also provides firewall protection against internet threats.

Avast Internet Security 8  Antivirus Review

Avast Internet Security 8

Bitdefender Antivirus

In order to ensure maximum internet security and privacy, I will go for bitdenfender antivirus. It also provides social network privacy. No more security risks while using Facebook and twitter just by using Bitdefender antivirus. It is capable of detecting phishing websites and ensures safe online transactions. Bitdefender is also declared as Windows 8 certified best antivirus of 2013.

Not only for internet security, It also provides system protection against threats and also capable of immunizing USB disk from autorun viruses.

Bitdefender for android devices is also available at Google Play store.

 

Bitdefender Antivirus Review

Bitdefender Antivirus

ESET Nod32 Antivirus

Eset not 32 is one of my favorite antivirus and I have used it for more than 2 years.  It is also award winning antivirus software with complete security solution.

This antivirus also works best when computer is already infected by viruses. There are some viruses and Trojans that harm antivirus software itself and interrupt antivirus installations. ESET nod32 has a great feature of self-protection while installation.

ESET Nod 32 Antivirus Review

ESET Nod 32 Antivirus Review

Avira Free Antivirus 2013

Avira free antivirus protects your computer from all types of viruses, malwares and new released Trojans. It is a complete security solution for computers and its premium version is also available which can be bought from their website.

Avira works best for Windows XP,  Windows 7, Windows vista and it is also available for Linux systems.

 

Avira Premium Antivirus Review

Avira Premium Antivirus Review

Norton Antivirus 2013

Since many years, Norton is serving computer users with maximum security. It is the most liked and known antivirus software.  This antivirus software was released by Symentic. Its easy installation, user friendly interface and powerful security system makes it one of the best antivirus program for computers.

 

Norton Antivirus Review

Norton Antivirus

AVG Free Antivirus 2013

AVG is free security software for windows that comes with amazing security features. It can handle computer viruses and threats in an efficient manner without annoying the user working on computer. It will clean your computer from all types of Trojans and viruses by scanning and cleaning infected files.

AVG antivirus is also available free for android devices.

AVG Free Antivirus Review

AVG Free Antivirus

Kaspersky Antivirus 2013

Kaspersky antivirus protects your computer data from viruses and malwares as well as provides you complete internet security. It is the world fastest antivirus updates and it can detect and remove all new Trojans and viruses efficiently. No need to worry about internet security privacy while surfing online.

You can try the trial version of Kaspersky antivirus from their official website and after that you can go for the paid one.

 

Kaspersky Antivirus Review

Kaspersky Antivirus Review

There are also some other popular antivirus programs available these days. If you have something to say about these antiviruses, then feel free to comment below.

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