Here are the lists of free online virus scanner, some of these online virus scanners requires ActiveX, a unique feature only found in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.
- Free Symantec Norton Online Antivirus Scanner
- BitDefender Antivirus Scan Online
- eTrust Antivirus
- PC-Cillin Antivirus
- Cogeco Online Virus Scanner
- F-Secure Online Antivirus Scan
- McAfee Antivirus
- Panda ActiveScan
- Nod32 Antivirus
- Free Windows Live OneCare Scan
- Panda AntiVirus
Scan Files With Multiple Virus Scanners Online
For individual files no larger than 1MB, do give the following online antivirus a try. VirusTotal uses 32 antivirus engines to scan your file for potential malware and threats. It is a one stop solution that gives you 32 results from 32 different type of antivirus. VirusScan on the other hand comes with 21 antivirus engines.
Symantec Guide to Scary Internet Stuff – Botnets
Here is a complete list of 9 free standalone antivirus scanner. They are usually used for 2nd opinion when you suspect that your primary antivirus is compromised.