Best antivirus apps for Windows 10

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[MUSIC] Your PC needs protection against malware and other dangerous attacks. So loading your Windows computer with antivirus software is just what's needed. Here are our recommendations for the best antivirus protection for Windows 10. Some are free, while others you'll need to pay for it. First step is Microsoft defender. Here's some good news. This one is absolutely free, and it's a solid place to start with this software from Microsoft, you'll have a safety net. If you do let your guard down defender is literally built into Windows. Just leave it turned on and it will do its thing. Our favorite subscription services Norton 360. The Norton software has a great reputation and we'll give you malware and virus protection, and 100 gigabytes backup their cloud is a bonus and annual subscription covers non Windows devices, including Mac and Android Malwarebytes is also worth a look. Software does protect your PC from viruses and malware scoring well in recent independent testing for guarding against infections, but that's not really what the software is known for. If you find yourself in trouble, this is the go to disinfecting for many. Another free one. If you only have one PC is bitdefender This free software offers real time monitoring for viruses, malware and ransomware and comes with spyware protection. It's also easy to set up and stays out of your way until you need it. If you do need protection from more than one PC, that will cost you some money. For three PCs, you'll pay 80 bucks for the year and if you wanna cover your non Windows devices to The family pack is $120. Finally, here is McAfee two software guards against viruses and offers ransomware protection and it works off shady websites and includes a password manager. Plus, it lets you manage all your devices through one web console. For more antivirus software information, visit us@cnet.com

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