Viruses can harm your computer in so many ways. Different types of security problems can occur because of them. So, you must have a good antivirus program installed on your computer to fight with these viruses. Antivirus program is the software program that is used to prevent, detect and remove computer viruses and different forms of malware like adware, spyware. These programs monitor your system and keep it away from all kind of threats. You must update these software programs time to time so that they can detect newly created viruses. There are so many antivirus programs that you can utilize and many of them are free to use. You can download them from internet or buy its CD from market.
One website from which you can download free antivirus software easily is cnet.com. Here are some instructions to download software from this website.
1. When you open the main page of website, you will find so many programs available for download for different operating systems. First you have to select an operating system you are using from the tabs given on the webpage. The default tab selected is “Windows” and other tabs available are “Mobile”, “Mac”, etc.
2. Then click on security software link available on left hand side. By clicking on this you will get the list of all security applications. From this list you have to click on antivirus link.
3. You can further narrow your search by clicking on link of free antivirus software. You will get list of all the free antivirus software programs available. You can also sort this list by using the drop down box having options like “Date added”, “Product name”, etc.
4. Reviews are given for all programs to help you finding the best out of list. Download the program by clicking on download link and then run the program setup.
By following the above directions you can download your free antivirus software and protect your computer from threats.