"Free and highly recommended anti-virus, as much for ease of use as for its free download and upgrade."
Although the Internet and computers are full of viruses and continually under attack, fortunately there are companies who's sole mission is to design and offer protection against them. One such is this one, called AntiVir Personal Edition. As you can gather from its name, AntiVir Personal Edition is a free and highly recommended anti-virus, as much for ease of use as for its free download and upgrade on-line.
AntiVir Personal Edition uses a virus scan of whichever files or directories you want, quietly saving the files it executes, it has memory scan, virus alert for email etc. It also has a control centre for the entire program, where you can configure its advanced options. It has an on demand scanner to search for viruses and malware, scans files as you open them, has a quarantine, rootkit protection, continuous updates, and has been proven to be very successful at detection and deletion.
AntiVir Personal Edition is very intuitive to use for the home computer user, and has been developed specifically for this purpose, containing only the essential points.