AVG AntiVirus Free
AVG Antivirus is a free program for both PC and Mac users, to protect users from a number of threats to the system
Program available in: English
Program license: Free
Program by: AVG
Works under:Windows 8.1
AVG AntiVirus Free is a free antivirus program designed to keep your computer safe. With a range of options and regular updates, this program rivals some premium antivirus programs. This will protect against viruses attempting to sneak in from emails, websites and downloads.
Antivirus programs must be regularly updated because new virus signatures are always coming out. These updates add the new signatures to the database, which ensures the program has an easier time recognizing and dealing with these viruses. While this might be a free program, you will get regular updates to keep you safe.
The interface is surprisingly simple and well designed. Even new users will have no problem finding tools or settings. You can run a scan whenever you'd like, or you can have AVG AntiVirus Free look for files or programs that might be slowing down your processing. You don't need to be a security expert to use this program.
Mostly Good Protection
In general, AVG AntiVirus Free provides very good protection for your needs. Since this is a free program, you don't have access to all the features that you would get with AVG Antivirus premium. For example, you don't get webcam protection or payment processing protection. At the same time, this program will ensure that you stay safe during regular browsing and downloading.
Scans all Accounts
Unlike some programs, this software will scan all user accounts at the same time. This means you don't need to repeat the scan if you have multiple accounts on your computer. This makes everything easier and faster.
- Very simple interface
- Regular updates for new virus signatures
- Protects your computer from viruses and malware
- No webcam or payment protection
- Some features must be paid for