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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Free Antivirus for Windows - Open source GPL virus scanner

This is very good Antivirus Software and it is Free and Open Source. I us it in my Linux Systems. I has versions for Windblows OS's too. It would be good for a second scanner to double check your scans done with with others, like my favorites, Avast and Comodo Antivirus. It Dose not Have a Real Time (automatic always on scanner). So, I wouldn't depend on it for my only protection in Windows OS's...


Open source GPL virus scanner
ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.96.4 Released
This release updates ClamAV scanning engine and fixes a few important issues:
About ClamWin Free Antivirus
ClamWin is a Free Antivirus program for Microsoft Windows 7 / Vista / XP / Me / 2000 / 98 and Windows Server 2008 and 2003.
ClamWin Free Antivirus is used by more than 600,000 users worldwide on a daily basis. It comes with an easy installer and open source code. You may download and use it absolutely free of charge. It features:
  • High detection rates for viruses and spyware;
  • Scanning Scheduler;
  • Automatic downloads of regularly updated Virus Database.
  • Standalone virus scanner and right-click menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer;
  • Addin to Microsoft Outlook to remove virus-infected attachments automatically.
The latest version of Clamwin Free Antivirus is 0.96.4
Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.
ClamWin Free Antivirus is based on ClamAV engine and uses GNU General Public License by the Free Software Foundation, and is free (as in freedom) software. To find out more about GNU GPL, please visit the following link: Philosophy of the GNU Project - Free Software Foundation.

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