AV free for temporary use

  highside 15 Jun 13
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Hi, I have restored my laptop for selling and would like a free AV so that I can keep the machine up to date in the waiting period, (It had Norton before I cleaned it and don't want to reinstall that and defeat the object.) My question is there a free AV which doesn't time out for payment after a short time? or is that asking for something unreasonable? Do they all require payment? Thanks for looking

  northumbria61 15 Jun 13
  onthelimit1 15 Jun 13

I like MSE, but have used Avast free as well.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15 Jun 13

Avast would be my choice, need to register every 12 months but is Free I've been using it for years now with no virus problems.

  lotvic 15 Jun 13

If OP is selling laptop, prob doesn't want to register Avast with his email address.

MSE might be better choice if don't have to register anything personal.

  highside 15 Jun 13

Many thanks for all that

  spuds 15 Jun 13

There are a number of respected free programs available. in this case I would suggest Avast as a free long term download.

You can get most of the free downloads from http//www.majorgeeks.com or http://www.filehippo.com

  spuds 15 Jun 13

Correction with above link: http://www.majorgeeks.com

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