Do i need to add antivirus to windows 7 Tags: Windows 7 Computers Antivirus Last response: March 16, 2010 12:48 AM in Windows 7 Share Anonymous Windows 7 Expert March 15, 2010 9:15:50 PM just bought a computer with windows 7 not to sure about it do i need to download a antivirus to it tried avg free editon and said error in the down load More about : add antivirus windows | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ijack Windows 7 Expert March 15, 2010 9:20:14 PM Download Microsoft Security Essentials (Google it). It provides very good protection and can be ignored once it's installed. | Report abuse SR-71 Blackbird Windows 7 Authority March 15, 2010 9:46:00 PM avira free antivirus malwarebytes free spyware scanner pc tools firewall plus! ccleaner and this is a great free package! | Report abuse Shadow703793 March 15, 2010 10:09:26 PM ^+1 for avira. The free version has a pop up every time it updates, but the detection rate is quite good. CCleaner, Defraggler, Firefox are a must in my book. For firefox, download the AdblockPlus and NoScript adon's for better security/user experience. | Report abuse jaguarskx March 16, 2010 12:48:36 AM Just because Win 7 is new doesn't mean it does not need an anti-virus program. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>Do i need to add antivirus to windows 7> Related ressources: ForumWhich antivirus is best for windows 7 ForumWindows 8 Antivirus Foruma good antivirus software to go with windows 7 64 bit ForumNeed XP 64 bit antivirus and firewall software Forum16 bit dos windows 7 professional for download antivirus ForumBest antivirus for windows 7 ultimate free download ForumWhat are currently the best for anti-virus software (free and retail)? ForumFree antivirus for window7 64 bit ForumBEST antivirus for windows 7 home basic in laptop ForumNorton Systemworks 2005 antivirus scanner is disabled by LiveUpdate ForumBest antivirus for windows 7 ultimate free download ForumDownload avast antivirus for windows 7 ultimate ForumAntiVirus and Firewall needed for parentals... ForumBest antivirus poll ForumLooking for a free security suite and antivirus for windows 7 ForumBest Anti-Virus For Windows 7 that gamer friendly! ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine ForumCd/dvd driver missing Windows 7 ForumHow do I find what type of tv tuner card i need for my laptop ForumWindows 7, Audio/Monitor problem. More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !