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AVG Antivirus , License / Price : Freeware, Size: 140 MB, Author: AVG Antivirus

Most important piece of software on every computer is antivirus program that you need to choose carefully so you would get the best possible protection. AVG Free Edition is certainly one of the best you can choose and what is important for large number of users it is free. There are reports that say that free antivirus programs do not provide the best protection but that is not always truth since there are many high quality free antivirus solution.

For most users AVG Free Edition will be a sufficient protection so we recommend this antivirus for everyone. Only problem that you might have is if you are hardcore downloader and you are getting large number of files from the Internet and some suspicious locations. But if you are downloading from reliable sources there will be no problems.

Interface of AVG Free Edition is simple, clean an pleasant so you will have everything close and ease to access. There are large numbers of features that you would expect to see in paid solutions only but this free version also brings features like LinkScanner, Anti-Rootkit, E-mail Protection, etc.

The scanning process is really fast and thanks to Smart Scanning it can even allow users to work on the computer without noticeably affecting performance. Basically, this particular function starts a scanning process when the computer is idle and switches to a low-priority mode once it detects some activity.
With integrated PC Analyzer you will be able to scan your PC and find any problems with registries, junk files, errors that were made during fragmentation and similar problems. If you solve these problems you will have faster and more reliable system.

To sum it up, users can stop searching for an efficient antivirus solution, and give AVG Free Edition a try. It might prove to be ideal for those who cant afford to invest in security software yet want to be sure their PC can detect and block malware threats.

When you start installation you will need to pay attention since AVG Free Edition will offer you to change settings that are related to a search engine in your browser. If you decide not to allow these changes this software will work properly and with all functionality.

Highlights include:
• Surf, and search with confidence, while LinkScanner® keeps you safe from harmful sites
• Get online and offline protection from viruses, spyware, and other nasties
• Enjoy consistently high-speed PC performance with our new enhanced virus scanner
• Automatic updates keep your protection current
• Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Protection against identity theft
AVG’s unique Identity Protection technology ensures that when you shop and bank online, your bank account information, passwords, and other important personally-identifiable information can’t be stolen. As a bonus, Identity Protection also keeps you safe against new and unknown threats before they can cause harm.

Protection from hackers
AVG’s enhanced firewall keeps hackers’ prying eyes out of your private business. These remote trespassers can view or steal information, take control of your computer for nefarious purposes like botnets and spamming. It even includes a game mode to keep you protected without interrupting your play.

Protection against spammers and scammers
AVG’s anti-spam protection makes sure your email inbox is kept clear of unwanted junk mail, offers for products you don’t want or need, and solicitations from scammy marketers looking to separate you from your money.

Protection for instant messaging, downloads, and social networking
AVG’s Web Shield is on constant guard, making sure any files you exchange using MSN or ICQ instant messaging, download, or share with friends in your social networks are safe from viruses, spyware, and other nasties.

Protection against sophisticated rootkits
While AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition can detect a few rootkits, most of these threats are so complex and sophisticated that powerful tools are needed to root them out from deep inside your PC.

• LinkScanner® Active Surf-Shield. Ensures every web page you visit is safe – even before you go there.
• LinkScanner® Search-Shield. Applies safety ratings to your Google, MSN and Yahoo search results.
• Phishing Protection. Checks to make sure web pages really are what they appear to be.
• E-mail Scanner. Keeps you safe from dangerous attachments and links in your e-mail.
• Anti-Virus. Makes sure you can’t get or spread a virus, worm, or Trojan horse.
• Anti-Spyware. Prevents unauthorized information access by spyware and adware.
• Basic Anti-Rootkit protection. Ensures basic protection against sophisticated hidden threats.
• Update Manager. Makes sure you’re always safe from the latest threats – automatically.
Supported platforms: 2000/ XP/ XP Pro x64 Edition/ Vista/ Vista x64 Edition/ Windows 7/ Windows 7 x64 Edition

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Size: 140 MB

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