AVG AntiVirus Free 2013

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Awesome Anti-virus with a few quirks"

    March 30, 2013  |   By robertjohn527

    Pros

    Can customize scans to eliminate tracking cookies and gives the impression it offers great protection

    Cons

    Will not allow me to edit the scan schedule to scan every night and shut my computer down upon completion. The scan can be scheduled but never runs at the time I set and computer will not shut down.

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  • Reply by Glowing_Angel on March 31, 2013

    What is wrong with you, you can schedule AVG to scan anyway you want to even every night, I know I can and the scan runs every night and it shuts down after the scan, oh and I have AVG FREE 2013. Learn how to do it read what Gold Dust says that is the way you do it. COME ON IT"S EASY!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply by Gold Dust on March 30, 2013

    I checked the boxes Monday - Sunday and I set the time and I have AVG go scan late at night and after I get up my computer is off and the scan is done......so I know that it works for me.

  • Reply by Soaring_Eagles on March 30, 2013

    @Gold Dust
    You are right and it does work great.

  • Reply by Gold Dust on March 30, 2013

    Yes AVG can scan every night and turn your computer off. Just go into advanced settings then go into schedule scan than go into settings then drag the side bar to the bottom and there is where you can do it. I do and it works great!

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