Microsoft has already made available Windows 7 beta for download. Once you install Windows 7 on your computer make sure you are also installing the Windows 7 compatible antivirus software to protect and secure your computer machine from viruses, Trojans or malware attacks. 3 popular software companies have release Windows 7 compatible antivirus software for immediate download. Kaspersky, Norton and AVG.
Kaspersky Lab have released technical preview of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7. The technical preview is a complex solution for securing computers running under Windows 7. The prototype includes not only an antivirus component but an effective and fully functional firewall and anti-spam filter. The technical preview includes a highly effective heuristic analyzer. The heuristic analyzer detects and blocks as yet unknown malicious programs
Download Link – Kaspersky for Microsoft Windows 7 .
Norton 360™ Version 3.0 offers proven performance, delivering a fast and light all-in-one solution for protecting your PC and all your online activities. it protects against viruses, worms, hackers, and botnets, safeguards against online identity theft, protects important files, and keeps your PC tuned and running at peak performance. Visit here to know about the product in detail.
Download Link – Norton 360™ Version 3.0
AVG has released two commercial products to protect Windows 7 based computers – AVG Internet Security and AVG Anti-Virus. AVG Internet Security is available for USD 54.99 and AVG Anti-Virus for USD 34.99 for one year subscription.
Download Link – AVG’s Antivirus
As of now complete free Antivirus Software for Windows 7 is only available from Kaspersky till 23-April-2009. You can try the trial versions of other products as stated above. I will be updating this post regularly to include the other Antivirus solutions for Windows 7.
Note- Before you install antivirus software, check to make sure you don’t already have an antivirus product on your computer. If you do, be sure to remove the product you don’t want before you install the new one. It can cause problems on your computer to have two different antivirus products installed at the same time.