Computer Viruses are something everyone is wary off nowadays as we share lots of personal data in this social world and  if our computers are hacked we might easily become bankrupt too. Viruses are hacker’s paradise and if not monitored, they can prove to be a mighty threat to the security of the system.

Now you might be wondering which the best anti-virus programs are for Windows 8. So here we come with the TOP 10 Anti-virus Programs for Windows 8.

Top 10 Best Antivirus for Windows 8 of 2013 are :

 

Microsoft security essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essential is one of the leading antivirus program for Windows 8 users. The reason why this antivirus stands out in the list is that it works commendably to detect viruses and spyware. It is versatile and works well with small business PC’s. The striking feature about this program is that it’s free and quite easy to use.

 

Bitdefender Antivirus

 

Bitdefender Antivirus

Second on the list is the popular and effective “Bitdefender Antivirus”, the notable feature about this program is its detection and deletion capacity. In case of Malware detection, this antivirus stands second of all the paid antiviruses, which is why it’s so popular among the masses. The only drawback experienced in this program is that sometimes it lowers the speed of the computer by doing lengthy scans.

 

AVG Anti-virus

AVG Anti-virus

The only antivirus that lingers at the pinnacle spot in terms of detecting known malware is AVG Anti-virus. The flipside about this anti-virus is its “unwanted file removal”.

 

Panda Anti-Virus

Panda Anti-Virus

Another anti-virus which scored 99.9 percent in picking known malware is “Panda Anti-virus”. The distinctive feature about this antivirus is that it doesn’t hamper performance and speed of the computer.

 

Avira

Avira

When we compare free anti-viruses available in the market, this program stands aloof from the others. A lot of people in the world use this anti-virus. Avira is compatible with windows 8.

 

F-Secure Anti-Virus 2013

 

F-Secure Anti-virus 2013

F-secure Antivirus features to be the next one in this list of best anti-viruses. It features an extreme user-friendly interface. This application is quick, swift, smooth, efficient and light in weight. F-secure traces your system for threats and it exclusively has the feature to eradicate those harmful threats which are not even recognized by other anti-viruses and additionally, it also acts as a protective guard against those viruses which spread thoughts emails and cookies.

 

G Data Antivirus 2013

G Data Antivirus 2013

It is one of the notable ant viruses in 2013 because it offers high security. Apart from being highly effective in detecting online viruses and worms, it’s easy to use as well. Its performance with the third party testers is of keen interest.

 

Kaspersky Antivirus

Kaspersky Antivirus

The most sought after Antivirus program for windows 8, Kaspersky maintains high standards in comparison to the other progras available. Its outstanding feature is its ability to detect malware and removing them from the system.

 

Vipre Antivirus 2013

 Norton Anti-Virus 2013

Another Antivirus to look for in Windows 8 is VIPRE Antivirus which looks great, installs expeditiously, scans swiftly and protects actively without poking the speed of the computer.

Norton Anti-Virus 2013

Norton Anti-Virus 2013

10th on the list, but very effective and the most popular. The noticeable feature about this popular Anti-virus is that it waits for you to accomplish the task before scanning for viruses and performing the right actions.  It works the best at removing threats from infected computers.

So, here we’re done with a list of Top 10 Anti-Virus Programs for Windows 8. Let us know which one’s your favorite via comments.

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Last Updated on October 19, 2014

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