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Buying a new PC? Here’s why you need anti-virus protection

If you are in the market to buy a new PC or laptop, which is the first software you need to download? Well, many would say a messenger or a sharing app or streaming software. The most important software you should get first and install is an anti-virus. We for one have faced so many questions coming from end-users around viruses hitting their precious PCs within days of first use. All because they did not install an anti-virus and connected to the Internet or an unauthorised USB drive.

In today’s day and age, there are many good anti-viruses available on the market, however, our pick is Bitdefender. This is a great software which you can put in your PCs or laptops from day one. It is available in various versions and there is something for everyone. In case you are a new user and do not want to spend, you can try free anti-virus protection and then gradually progress and upgrade to the paid versions, which give you additional features and advantages.

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Bitdefender is one of the fastest to detect and eliminate viruses. The free version gives you good all-round protection and will be best suited if you are a single PC user. In fact, it is light on resources and will not hamper your work or put any load on your precious PC resources. It comes with real-time threat detection, which immediately eliminates any threats being thrown towards your PC.

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It also has Anti-Phishing and Anti-fraud features that helps protect you when you are on banking websites or are making online transactions. These features are not available on any other free anti-virus program. Overall, it is a very good protective software to own and install. However, in case you want advanced security for your PC or Laptop then you can opt for something like the Bitdefender Anti-virus Plus edition, which is filled with excellent features such as Bitdefender VPN that enables the users to securely browse the internet and provides an extra layer of security.

Along with that, there is a password manager, Wi-Fi security advisor and social network protection where you get protection from malicious links sent to you unknowingly from your family or friends via a social media platform. The best part about the premium antivirus versions is that you can install them on up to 10 devices. You can check out these Bitdefender discounts if you do decide to go with a premium antivirus and you want to save some money in the process.

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To sum up, whenever you are buying a new PC or laptop, the first software you need to download is an anti-virus and our pick is Bitdefender as it gives you both a free version as well as the chance to upgrade to the paid version using a good discount.

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