*Free Antivirus software*
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It is possible that having multiple anti-virus programs installed on the same computer can cause problems between each. For this reason it is not suggested to install more than one of the programs with "*"s, or installing either program when another anti-virus (McAfee, Norton, ect.) are installed.
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Avast Home Edition guards your PC and the network with multiple shields that scan executables and files. You can select parameters for scanning, and even choose wildcards to exclude specific file types. You can adjust the sensitivity level for the program's detectors when it comes to scanning downloaded files, instant messages, e-mails, and a host of P2Ps. Its efficient interface opens up window after window to tweak its settings to your liking, for novice to advanced level protection.
Currently Avast version 5.0 is the newest release.