If youve decided to give Windows 7 a whirl and have recently installed the open now closed beta, youll have noticed that upon installation you are notified of the fact that youre lacking proper antivirus software.
This is nothing new and actually has been a feature of Windows ever since XPs SP2 got released and the Security Center came to exist. Its nothing new either to have a majority of antivirus suites to become incompatible with brand new operating systems - and Windows 7 is no exception, especially more so in its current beta form.
Upon a bit of investigation you probably made your way to the Windows 7 security provider page at Microsofts site and perhaps were let down by the fact that the three officially supported AVs are all paid software or that your preferred suite isnt listed (AVG is listed but not the free version). So, weve decided to install and test a variety of the more popular options out there so you dont have to.
Read the complete post at the TechSpot Blog.