AVG AntiVirus Free

AVG AntiVirus Free 8.5.0.454

Free
Keep in mind, you need to be protected every time and anywhere!
4.1  (3,419 votes)
21.1.5968 (See all)
AVG Technologies

AVG Free 8.5 "Trusted by 80 million users" ..... Is a totally free application only for home users (single computer use) and not for commercial use. This application has a good reputation in the computer industry. With this free edition you can only get the basic protection, which includes (just to mention some) protection against viruses, spyware, adware and Trojans. Protects in real time against corrupt web pages. Real-time safety ratings for all search results in Google, Yahoo and MSN/Live search, etc.
In this version you will be able to run in your browser the AVG Toolbar, where you can have access to LinkScanner tools immediately. This LinkScanner option is a new security component where you can be protected in real time against corrupted web pages while you´re surfing.
As you will appreciate, this program has a basic but complete protection; but if you want to see differences between the free and commercial versions, take a peek into its web site and read and compare features between them in its comparison table.
You need to be protected against viruses, spyware, adware etc. This application is a good alternative for you!

Elsa Flores Ahedo
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Review summary

Pros

  • You are always protected even when you are surfing
  • Free!

Cons

  • Slows down the computer
  • Heavy file
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