There are so many threats that can be harmful for the system; the most popular and dangerous one is the virus. They are created all the time and if you will not remove them then they can become a very harmful for your system. It is very important to protect the computer from these threats. To protect the computer from these types of threats, there is different antivirus available in the market. There are some antivirus which are paid i.e. you have to pay for the program if you want to use it. But there are antivirus programs available which are free to download and use. They can also provide complete protection for the computer. In this article we will tell you how to download and use these free antivirus programs.

You just have to follow the instructions given below.

Step1:

You can search in Google and you will get so many web pages. You can use link provided in resources for CNET, this will access the CNET download page. After clicking the link, you will see the download page for all programs available. Now you can select the operating system you are using like Windows or other, Windows are the default tab and other tabs are “Mac”, “mobile”, or “Webware”.

Step2:

Now the second step is to click on the antivirus link found on the left side of the page. After clicking the link you will see a new webpage and you will be able to see the entire antivirus program.

Step3:

You are looking for free antivirus program, so, find the free one and narrow your selection further. Now you will have to choose license type as free, and it will open a page with only free licensed software. Now you will have to select an antivirus program as per your specific windows version. You can do this by clicking on the exact windows edition under operating system category.

Step4:

You can sort the antivirus program shown by the webpage, to sort the programs use the drop-down arrow next to sort by. In the program, the default setting is downloaded last week but you can change the change it as you want. You can change it to date added, product name, user ratings or editor ratings and total download. If you want small amount to be shown to you then you can also change the amount from 30 to 10 or 15.

Step5:

If you want you can review the antivirus programs. The review is listed based on the priority such as first sponsored programs that are defaults followed by editor and user rated antivirus programs. You can easily review each one by clicking on the name, the name is a link. The link will open a new web page which provides you all the details about that specific antivirus program. You can read several reviews of several antivirus programs to make a correct decision.

Step6:

Now make the decision and click on download now button to download and install the free antivirus program.