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Comodo Free Antivirus

Program: Comodo Free Antivirus Version:N/A
Author: Comodo Security Solutions, Inc.
Website: [ https://antivirus.comodo.com/free-antivirus.php ]
Download: [ 5.1 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows 7/8/10
Description: Comodo Free Anti-virus has proved its mettle for battling virus threats through tried-and-tested methods. Infection Defence barricades the access of any dubious programs at all critical checkpoints, while the Auto-Sandbox Techniques isolates the potentially harmful programs in a restricted environment without letting it affect your work flow. Comodo AV also features the Default Deny Protection which, as opposed to other security softwares, denies access to a program if it's not in Comodo's comprehensive whitelist. The cloud-aware security features are light on the system and provide constant scanning and behavior analysis report.
Notes: Web site will try to make you download a second program which is their premium software. The first download is the program you seek.

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PassWatch

Program: Make-EXE Version:0.9
Author: Translucency
Website: [ https://github.com/Jay-Rad/PassWatch ]
Download: [ 204 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows 7/8/10
Description: PassWatch is a console application that keeps the Windows Credential Manager free of unwanted credentials. It features auto-updating capabilities, Task Scheduler integration, and an optional, deployable config file. It can be run as a stand-alone EXE or installed as a scheduled task.
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Anti Ransom

Program: Anti Ransom Version:3
Author: Security Projects
Website: [ http://www.security-projects.com/?Anti_Ransom ]
Download: [ 38.8 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: AntiRansom is a tool capable of detect and stop attacks of Ransomware using honeypots. First, Anti Ransom creates a random decoy folder with many useless random documents (Excel, PDF) and then it monitors the folder waiting for changes. When a change is detected, AntiRansom tries to identify wich process is the responsible of such change and then stops it and dump the memory process (hopefully the key or password that is being used by the ransomware is inside)
Notes: Download file is in .rar format. You will ned an unzip program capable of uncompressing the .rar format, such as 7-Zip which is also listed on Freewarehome.

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EDS Windows10 Tuner

Program: EDS Windows10 Tuner Version:1.0
Author: EveryDaySoft
Website: [ http://everydaysoft.com/Product/EDSWindows10Tuner?lang=en ]
Download: [ 755 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows 10
Description: Windows Defender helps protect your PC against malware (malicious software) like viruses, spyware, and other potentially unwanted software. EDS Windows10 Tuner can help you Turn On or Off Windows Defender features.
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Avira Free Antivirus

Program: Avira Free Antivirus Version:2016
Author: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.
Website: [ http://www.avira.com/en/avira-free-antivirus ]
Download: [ 5.2 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Avira Free Antivirus is an award-winning product that provides comprehensive protection against all types of threats, secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free.
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SpywareBlaster

Program: SpywareBlaster Version:5.2
Author: BrightFort LLC.
Website: [ http://www.brightfort.com/spywareblaster.html ]
Download: [ 4.0 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Prevent the installation of spyware and other potentially unwanted software! Simple, effective, trusted.
Notes: The download page offers an AutoUpdate program which requires a third party encounter. Just click the "Continue Download" button if you do not wish to be involved with the third party.

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Spybot Search & Destroy

Program: Spybot Search & Destroy Version:2.4
Author: Safer-Networking Ltd.
Website: [ http://www.safer-networking.org/private/ ]
Download: [ 44.3 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: A classic antispyware, anti-adware removal tool that will detect and remove most of these threats: Adware files, Trojans, Dialers, PUPs, Browser Hijackers (unwanted toolbars), Key loggers, Rootkits and other malware or junkware files can infect your computer. It will also allow you to fix the Windows Registry inconsistencies, to be more specific - those related to malicious applications that you are installing and adware. It can clean programs and the web usage tracks from your PC.
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Comodo Rescue Disk

Program: Comodo Rescue Disk Version:N/A
Author: Comodo Group, Inc.
Website: [ https://www.comodo.com/business-security/network-protection/rescue-disk.php ]
Download: [ 50.6 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Boot your computer to Comodo Rescue Disk (CRD) and you can scan your entire system for viruses before Windows loads.
Notes: This is an .iso file which needs to be burned to a blank CD/DVD. Check our "File Tools-Managers › Disc View-Manage" section for the appropriate software to do this.

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Comodo Cleaning Essentials

Program: Comodo Cleaning Essentials Version:N/A
Author: Comodo Group, Inc.
Website: [ https://www.comodo.com/business-security/network-protection/cleaning_essentials.php ]
Download: [ 22.6 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) is a set of computer security tools designed to help users identify and remove malware and unsafe processes from infected computers.
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Microsoft Safety Scanner

Program: Microsoft Safety Scanner Version:N/A
Author: Microsoft
Website: [ http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx ]
Download: [ 102 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: The Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software. Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner expires 10 days after being downloaded. To rerun a scan with the latest anti-malware definitions, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again. The Microsoft Safety Scanner is not a replacement for using an antivirus software program that provides ongoing protection.
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USB Guardian

Program: USB Guardian Version:N/A
Author: N/A
Website: [ http://www.usb-guardian.com/ ]
Download: [ 879 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: USB Guardian is a special software application which prevents your computer to get infected with nasty viruses and worms. USB Guardian allows you to safely enjoy file sharing using just an USB thumbdrive for copying the files. Movies, mp3s, documents and pictures can be copied from one computer to another without worrying of getting infected with worms and viruses trough USB drive.
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Junkware Removal Tool

Program: Junkware Removal Tool Version:6.1
Author: Thisisu
Website: [ http://thisisudax.org/ ]
Download: [ 993 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: Junkware Removal Tool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from your computer. A common tactics among freeware publishers is to offer their products for free, but bundle them with PUPs in order to earn revenue. This tool will help you remove these types of programs.
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Clam Sentinel

Program: Clam Sentinel Version:1.2
Author: N/A
Website: [ http://clamsentinel.sourceforge.net/ ]
Download: [ 721 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: Clam Sentinel is a system tray application that detects file system changes and scans the files modified using ClamWin (require the installation of this antivirus). Also detects new drives added (like usb pen) and monitors these units until the program is closed or until the device is disconnected.
Notes: Use in conjuction with ClamWin, also listed on our site here: http://freewarehome.com/index.php?post/2014/01/14/ClamWin

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WinPatrol

Program: WinPatrol Version:N/A
Author: BillP Studios
Website: [ http://www.winpatrol.com/ ]
Download: [ 1.01 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: WinPatrol takes snapshot of your critical system resources and alerts you to any changes that may occur without your knowledge. WinPatrol was the pioneer in using a heuristic behavioral approach to detecting attacks and violations of your computing environment. It continues to be one of the most powerful system monitors while staying a single small program. As a robust SECURITY MONITOR, WinPatrol will alert you to hijackings, malware attacks and critical changes made to your computer without your permission. As a MULTI PURPOSE SUPPORT UTILITY WinPatrol replaces multiple system utilities with its enhanced functionality. Double-Click on the Scotty icon and you'll open up the WinPatrol Explorer. This tabbed interface allows you to learn more about your computer and gives you more control than you'll find in a half dozen other Windows utilities.
Notes: **Dee's TOP Pick! This is a MUST HAVE!** Please note that this program does offer a one time fee upgrade which offers a few more features.

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GMER

Program: GMER Version:2.1
Author: GMER
Website: [ http://www.gmer.net/ ]
Download: [ 371 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: GMER is a new hidden services, hidden registry, hidden file scanner and also other features. It is a very nice piece of software and has a very nice user interface which makes it very easy for non technical people to use.
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AdwCleaner

Program: AdwCleaner Version:3.0
Author: Xplode
Website: [ http://general-changelog-team.fr/en/tools/15-adwcleaner ]
Download: [ 1.11 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: AdwCleaner is a tool that deletes Adware/Toolbar/PUP/Hijacker. It works with a Search and a Deletion Mode
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Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition

Program: Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition Version:N/A
Author: Bitdefender
Website: [ http://www.bitdefender.com.au/solutions/free.html ]
Download: [ 158 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: The free antivirus that uses highest rated protection technology and is light on resources.
Notes: Website offers a paid version which offers more features. This version is free.

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Panda Cloud Antivirus

Program: Panda Cloud Antivirus Version:2.3
Author: Panda Security
Website: [ http://www.cloudantivirus.com/en/forHome/ ]
Download: [ 826 KB ]
Requirements: Windows XP SP2/Vista/7/8
Description: Real-time Antivirus & Antispyware, Behavioural analysis protection, Process Monitor, Automatic & transparent upgrades, URL & web filtering, Translated into 20 languages, Community Firewall, Protection in public WiFi networks, Automatic USB vaccination.
Notes: Website offers premium versions for a price that have more features. But this version is free.

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Spybot - Search & Destroy

Program: Spybot - Search & Destroy Version:2.2.25.0
Author: Safer-Networking Ltd.
Website: [ http://www.safer-networking.org/ ]
Download: [ 38.8 KB ]
Requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2K/XP/Vista/7
Description: Scan and remove malware and rootkits from your system. Protect your PC by immunizing your browser and hosts file. Spybot 2 can scan single files or specific folders and unlike other software it doesn’t matter if the file is located on your local drives or on a network share. Spybot 2 comes with its own whitelist which helps to identify if files are legitimate or not. This useful addition helps to speed up the scan.
Notes: Website offers premium versions that are subscription based but offer more features. This version however remains free.

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Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+

Program: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ Version:11.1.5152.0
Author: Lavasoft
Website: [ http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php ]
Download: [ 1.64 MB ]
Requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2K/XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Combining our legendary anti-spyware with a powerful antivirus, Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ enhances them with real-time protection, download protection and continuously updated filters against malicious URLs, providing top-of-the-line anti-malware protection for the casual computer user.
Notes: Author offers on their site 3 additional versions which are at least subscription based programs that offer more features. This version is still free.

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