AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012

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  • 2.0 stars

    "too resource hungry"

    October 29, 2011  |   By prismaticmarcus

    Pros

    i can't be too effusive about the pros. it seems to do an ok job, but the pros are far outweighed by the cons.

    Cons

    it's fare too resource-intensive. it slowed my computer almost to the point of being unusable.

    Summary

    i had been a loyal and enthusiastic customer for some years but uninstalled it about a year ago as it was just proving too buggy. i decided to give it anther chance a few days ago and was disappointed at how much of a resource hog it proved to be. this was a fine application, but just isn't as good as it used to be. i uninstalled it after just a few days and the difference in my computer's performance was obvious and immediate.

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  • Reply by Ondrej_AVG on October 30, 2011

    Hello prismaticmarcus,

    could you please discuss this situation with us at CNET AVG Forum or AVG Forums? Please mention also computer configuration (CPU frequency, amount of operating memory RAM) and other used protection application(s).

    Thank you

    Ondrej Ploteny
    Forum Supervisor
    http://forums.avg.com

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