Uninstalled Norton (expired subscription) and installed this free replacement… giving it a try.
Get AVG for your home PC virus protection
AVG Free Edition is the well-known anti-virus protection tool. AVG Free is available free-of-charge to home users for the life of the product! Rapid virus database updates are available for the lifetime of the product, thereby providing the high-level of detection capability that millions of users around the world trust to protect their computers. AVG Free is easy-to-use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements).
* Automatic update functionality
* The AVG Resident Shield, which provides real-time protection as files are opened and programs are run
* The AVG E-mail Scanner, which protects your e-mail
* The AVG On-Demand Scanner, which allows the user to perform scheduled and manual tests
* Free Virus Database Updates for the lifetime of the product
* AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files
* Great customer satisfaction!
Please note that any previous version of AVG Free will be un-installed automatically during the installation of the new AVG Free.
Is AVG Free right for you?
AVG Free Edition is for private, non-commercial, single home computer use only.