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MASToday we are featuring a new section called Movers & Shakers where we will be showing you the top ten downloads from CNET.

Today in first place with 256,284,221 total downloads is AVG Anti-Virus Edition.

AVG was picked as the top choice of freeware anti-virus in our poll here Top Antivirus Software. What's your Favorite? [Poll] Top Antivirus Software. What's your Favorite? [Poll] Read More .  Seeing security is always on freeware downloaders minds, the second place is Avast Free Antivirus, which we covered here 7 Essential Security Downloads You MUST Have Installed 7 Essential Security Downloads You MUST Have Installed Read More , and third place is Avira Antivirus, covered here Roundup: 15 Must-Have Free Software Programs for Your PC Roundup: 15 Must-Have Free Software Programs for Your PC Read More .


Fourth place is Malwarebytes Stop & Delete Spyware With Malwarebytes for Windows Stop & Delete Spyware With Malwarebytes for Windows Read More , my personal favorite spyware cleaner. It seems people still download LimeWire How To Install LimeWire & Use it Without Getting a Virus How To Install LimeWire & Use it Without Getting a Virus Read More for file sharing. YouTube downloader 4 Quick Ways To Download YouTube Videos Off The Net 4 Quick Ways To Download YouTube Videos Off The Net Don't have a stable connection? You can still enjoy your favorite YouTube videos in high quality and at any times. All you have to do is choose one of the tools below, choose your format... Read More comes in at 6th place allowing you to do just as it says – download YouTube videos. And rounding out the list we have Ad-Aware Free Security Suite for Windows: Microsoft Security Essentials Free Security Suite for Windows: Microsoft Security Essentials Read More , WinRar The Top 3 File Compression & Extraction Softwares The Top 3 File Compression & Extraction Softwares Read More , Free Orbitz TV and Orbitz Downloader.

I guess I have been out of college now for some time as the name Orbitz doesn’t mean anything to me other than that travel site.

  1. AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition Protect your computer from viruses and malicious programs.
  2. Avast Free Antivirus Protect your PC against the latest viruses and spyware.
  3. Avira AntiVir Personal – Free Antivirus Detect and eliminate viruses, free protection for home users.
  4. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Detect and quickly remove malicious threats to your computer.
  5. LimeWire Share files online.
  6. YouTube Downloader Download YouTube videos and convert them to various formats.
  7. Ad-Aware Free Anti-Malware Protect your personal home computer from malware attacks.
  8. WinRAR (32-bit) Take full control over RAR and ZIP archives along with unpacking a dozen other archives.
  9. FreeZ Online TV Receive over 500 free online channels of daily and live broadcasts from around the world.
  10. Orbit Downloader Download videos and music in one click.

We would love to hear from you guys what you are downloading. What is your most essential piece of free software?

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  1. Cin
    March 9, 2010 at 7:29 am

    I have to agree that AVG is a has-been. It failed several times to detect trojans on my laptop.

  2. florflor
    February 9, 2010 at 6:19 pm

    "AVG was picked as the top choice of freeware anti-virus in our poll" Karl - did you bother check the date of that poll? April 2008! Come-on!

    • Aibek
      February 19, 2010 at 4:28 am

      I used to be AVG fan as well, before I tried Avira. It's caught a few viruses/Trojans that AVG repeatedly missed.

  3. AisKOOL
    February 9, 2010 at 10:37 am

    Q-Dir is a real easy to use freeware file manager. I've got it installed (portable one) on every computer I'm using (about 20). I use Avira Antivir Personal, PC Tools Firewall Plus as well as Orbit Downloader. Agrees with most of your choices. But I think 7Zip is a better alternative to other archival programs.

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