Best Antivirus software for Windows
PC users in the U.K. have plenty of options when it comes to anti-virus programs and malware scanners. The prices listed here are the lowest prices — you may also get a discount by purchasing additional licenses for more than one PC. These are the Best Antivirus software for Windows.
McAfee AntiVirus Plus
McAfee AntiVirus Plus, beginning at £24.50 per year, is a good choice of Antivirus software if you have more than one computer. McAfee lets you install on multiple devices with the purchase of just one subscription, so it’s a good choice if you have more than one device that you need to protect.
Kapersky Anti-Virus starts at £24.99 per year. It’s one of the best at truly detecting viruses, so it’s a good choice if you are serious about finding viruses wherever they’re hiding rather than simply using a virus scanner as a general precaution. A free version is also available.
Symantec Norton AntiVirus Basic
Symantec Norton AntiVirus Basic (starting at £24.99 per year) and Bitdefender (starting at £26 per year) are excellent and reputable brands that provide plenty of other features that rival those of full-fledged security suites. Symantec Norton provides phishing protection, spam filtering, and exploit blocking. Bitdefender provides phishing protection, web payment security, and a file shredder. These are good choices if you want to do more than just scan for viruses.
Avast Antivirus is an option all across the price spectrum for Antivirus software. A Pro version is a little more pricey at £31.99 per year, while a free version is available for those on a tight budget, and it has all of the scanning and protection features you’ll need.