Best Free Antivirus Software

Free antivirus software can protect you from malware without the subscription cost. We tested and reviewed the best options, and here’s what we found.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Best Free Antivirus Software
1,500+ research hours
40+ antivirus tested
200+ malware removed
20+ hours of total scan time
7 antivirus recommended
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