low resource use anti-virus Looking for an anti-virus software that won’t drain your battery life too much while scanning?  I would suggest a low resource AV like Avast or better yet use a cloud antivirus solution that does all the hard work in the cloud.  Panda Antivirus has great cloud powered anti-virus for personal use and for business use, you should consider BitDefender both have cloud antivirus solutions. http://www.bitdefender.com/oem/cloud-protection.html http://free.pandasecurity.com/ Below are ones you should avoid if you want to keep tings light resource usage. ClamWin – high false positive rate, no real time/on access scanning, VERY slow to scan PCTools Antivirus – EXTREMELY slow to scan, and somewhat of a resource hog