5 Best Freeware to Improve Windows Computer Security and Performance

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Windows computer is often the target of computer virus, spyware, malicious software (malware). Once you received a new Windows computer, besides installing hundred MBs of Microsoft Windows updates, the first thing you need to do is installing antivirus, anti malware software to protect your computer. I would also recommend you to install system utilities to improve computer performance.

Check out the 5 useful freeware I recommended for every Windows users after the break.

5 Best Freeware to Improve Windows Computer Security and Performance

1. AVG Anti-Virus Free — popular free antivirus and anti-spyware, currently the top downloaded Windows software at download.com. Download size is over 100MB. [Free Download]

2. Panda Cloud Antivirus — My choice of antivirus for a clean system. It is lightweight and easy to use. Use cloud database to detect viruses. Read my previous review here [Free Download]

3. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free — 100 million downloads worldwide. Detect and remove all traces of malware including worms, trojans, root kits, rogues, dialers, spyware and more. [Free Download]

4. Advanced SystemCare Free — all-in-one tool to help protect, clean, and optimize your computer. [Free Download]

5. CCleaner — popular windows freeware for system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. Removes unused files and clean traces of online activities. Registry cleaner to remove unused and old entries. [Free Download]

Have I missed out any great freeware for PC security and performance? What are the antivirus and anti-malware you are using? How do you tweak system performance? Please share with us in the comment.

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