Avast! Free Anti-Virus Software
Avast continues to push the envelope of top-shelf free security features with hybrid update tech, file reputation analysis, and more. It's independent benchmarks are a bit weak, but more than 150 million people trust Avast to keep them safe.
Google Chrome Browser
Google Chrome has matured from a lightweight and fast browsing alternative into an innovative, standard-bearing browser that people love.
The browser that people can use today, Chrome 23, offers highly competitive features, including synchronization, autofill, and standards compliance, and maintains Google's reputation for building one of the fastest browsers available.
Download.com offers endless amounts of free utilities for your computer ranging from photo editing programs to firewalls to keep your information safe.