Avg free 2015 review.AVG Free Antivirus 2015 review

 

Avg free 2015 review.AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 review

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Nov 05,  · AVG AntiVirus Free has moved away from Windows 8 Modern’s flat appearance to a more button-centric, streamlined interface, and the app is paired with AVG’s . Jan 12,  · Software AVG AntiVirus FREE review AVG’s free antivirus package seems to have lost its way in the past few years, focusing too much on upselling to the company’s paid-for products, and too 3/5. Nov 12,  · AVG is still one of the bigger names in anti-virus software that offer a decent alternative to the paid for services. Giving you a decent amount of protection via the free options, which doesn’t 3/5.

 

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Nov 05,  · AVG AntiVirus Free has moved away from Windows 8 Modern’s flat appearance to a more button-centric, streamlined interface, and the app is paired with AVG’s . Jan 12,  · Software AVG AntiVirus FREE review AVG’s free antivirus package seems to have lost its way in the past few years, focusing too much on upselling to the company’s paid-for products, and too 3/5. Nov 12,  · AVG is still one of the bigger names in anti-virus software that offer a decent alternative to the paid for services. Giving you a decent amount of protection via the free options, which doesn’t 3/5.
 
 
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A well-designed anti-virus package with massively improved malware protection results, but it’s not quite there yet. AVG is still one of the bigger names in anti-virus software that offer a decent alternative to the paid for services. Giving you a decent amount of protection via the free options, which doesn’t include the paid-for Internet Security service, AVG is often at the top of the food chain. While in we disagreed with AVG’s somewhat pushy ad strategies, with copious amounts of banners and frequent pop-ups bombarded its user with often useless drivel, it’s not too intrusive this time around.

While the ad banner is still there, and can be found in all parts of the free software, it’s not too obnoxious. While it isn’t quite as streamlined as Avast’s software version , it’s still not all that bad nonetheless. If you’re willing to actually spend some money on the service, the paid-for Internet Security 15 offers a bunch of features such as file scanning via a cloud-based system, which looks at all downloaded files before they even appear on your PC.

For the purposes of this review, we’re solely analysing the free service that AVG offers, and comparing that to other software providers too. Read our comprehensive guide to Internet Security AVG sits quietly in the system tray and doesn’t throw up pop-ups for minor events like slight network changes or the insertion of USB sticks, which is nice.

The interface is simple to use and the welcome screen is particularly attractive, giving you a quick summary of the various ways in which your system may or may not be compromised. This unobtrusive approach was reflected in our legitimate software tests, where AVG was the only free piece of software that didn’t throw up any obstructions when we tried to run various third-party applications.

This points to very good research and a constantly updated list of legitimate software, so AVG will very rarely block software you know is safe without telling you. When subjected to attacks, AVG faultlessly defendined against A further 36 were able to run on our test system, but AVG neutralised them before they were able to do any damage.

Slightly worryingly, seven threats made it through untouched and were allowed to wreak havoc on our test PC. AVG has plenty of customisable options in its Advanced Settings menus, with options for setting up file exceptions, schedules and tweaking the various notifications that the software throws up.

There’s also a Game Mode that suppresses pop-up messages and engages automatically when you’re running a full-screen application. There are plenty of options that at first glance have no explanation, but AVG has included an extensive offline help file that can be accessed from any part of the settings menus, and you’ll be taken to the page explaining that particular function.

It’s a useful addition, particularly for less experienced users. AVG is a great piece of software just slightly let down by its protection scores. Considering it’s taken massive strides in improving its scores, however, we wouldn’t be surprised if it became a front runner in future tests. For now, though, we’d recommend Avast Free Anti Virus as your top choice of free protection.

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