AVG AntiVirus FREE is AVG’s brand new product for ensuring your safety and security online. It is powerful, feature rich, and has a newly designed, fresh looking interface.
AVG AntiVirus FREE is once-again a powerhouse of an antivirus. This essential security suite will protect your computer against viruses, worms, trojans, root-kits, and other spyware when browsing online or checking your email.
AVG AntiVirus FREE is designed for those that want the best security, without the hassle and complications that come from more advanced tools available on the market.
AVG AntiVirus FREE is able to block infected links as you browse, checks files before you download them, and help you protect your personal data online and on your PC with an solid set of privacy features.
Key features include:
- Computer Protection:Real-time protection helps keep your computer free of malware, including viruses, spyware, ransomware, rootkits, and Trojans. It uses advanced AI and real-time analysis tools to stop threats from ever reaching you.
- Web and Email Protection:Block any unsafe links, downloads, and email attachments.
AVG AntiVirus FREE has a fresh, clean design with an intuitive feel to it. It does not come with a solid firewall, however, as this is included in the more advanced suite, AVG Internet Security–Unlimited.
The great thing about AVG AntiVirus FREE is that whenever the suite encounters an unknown threat, AVG then quickly analyze it, creates a cure and then pushes it out to millions of users, so everyone is better protected. All security updates are automatically pushed to you, along with any new features, to always keep you as up-to-date as possible.
Overall, AVG AntiVirus FREE has a low impact on system resources, it has an intuitive feel to it and it is easy to use with a simplified design. This coupled with free online support, and a robust cloud-based threat detection method, makes AVG AntiVirus FREE a good overall security suite to have installed on your system. If you are looking for a simple antivirus, which packs a powerful punch and won’t slow you down your system, then you can’t go far wrong with AVG AntiVirus FREE.
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More detailed status reporting to Windows Security Center in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
Nested virtualization support for AMD CPUs.
Better proxy detection by setup and update from Windows settings.
AVG Dashboard has been removed.
Fixed a problem with white UI (you might see more processes AVGUI.exe now, but that's OK).
Anti-Phishing Protection in Web Protection now works with Windows XP.
Fixed issue where Behavior Shield sometimes cut off a user’s Internet connection.
False positives can now be reported directly from threat detection warnings (File Shield).
Fixed boot issue on Windows XP when Virtual PC driver is installed.
Fixed BSOD caused by conflict between DELL percsas3 and AVG Self-Protection drivers.
Fixed BSOD caused by avgVmm when running AVG in Vmware Fusion on MAC.
AVG signature added to emails sent by email apps.
License delivery fixes.