Featured Resources: Avast! Anti-Virus
Your laptop is your lifeline. Big box stores would tell you you should go with Norton, or McAfee, however because those are the most popular, they are the least useful for personal use. Avast! Anti-Virus is a free-to-use simple and effective anti-virus. Click Here To Download.
Avast! Anti-Virus Software is a anti-virus software that provides free protection for private users. It is simple, quick, low-resource. You don’t need to pay for protection, just download and install Avast! and you’re good to go.
MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is another protection software that specifically scans for malware, though the difference between a virus and malware are minute, if your computer is running slower than it should, give MBAM a try.
CCleaner is a free PC optimization tool that is used in the Tech Center to clean out unnecessary temporary files and clean the registry safely. You can also use this program to edit startup programs and safely remove unwanted software.
Google Chrome is the premiere browser. I recommend getting the AdBlock (AdBlock, not Adblock Plus) extension for Chrome as well as it blocks ads from YouTube, Facebook, Google, and anywhere else from cluttering your browsing experience, giving a bonus to blocking potential malicious software!