AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 24584 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.1.375
  • Total Downloads:
    527,999,800
  • Date Added:
    February 16, 2006
  • File Size:
    4.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    717,747
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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This antiviral program offers rock-solid protection for no financial commitment. AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition provides all the necessities, including a tool for scanning your hard drive and e-mail, as well as a real-time shield to prevent infections. By default, the application is set to search for new virus definitions daily, but you always can use the scheduling tool to change this. Should a virus create serious system problems, AVG create a rescue disk to scan your computer in MS-DOS mode. The program doesn't tax your system when scanning or when running in the background and always proved effective in our tests. This app's interface can't be described as beautiful, yet it is mostly simple to navigate. Sure, you can plunk down a lot of cash for an antiviral application with more features, but AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition delivers the goods for free.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.4

    out of 210 votes

    • 5 star 130
    • 4 star 52
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 10
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 24584 votes

    • 5 star 11629
    • 4 star 7506
    • 3 star 1853
    • 2 star 996
    • 1 star 2600
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3 stars

"It's ok not as good as MSE"

October 23, 2014

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

It seems to protect some, but I have found some malware in my computer! kind of concerned.

Cons

Wouldn't
consider buying it for anything Important I just don't trust it enough. I have seen flaws and If the free version isn't doing its job what would convince me the full version would

Summary

Get off the tricky ban wagon and make it 'real' That's real protection.
Or end up at the bottom of this list because if you don't, that's were I can see you going from my experience.

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1 stars

"increased boot time to double"

October 23, 2014  |  By protonot

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

none - i uninstalled it

Cons

upgrading to avg 2015 from avg 2014 increased my boot time from 17 seconds to 35 seconds no matter what settings i tried - i uninstalled it and installed avast and my boot time went down to 14 seconds

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1 stars

"Avoid at all cost"

October 04, 2014

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

none, nothing is good

Cons

It's NOT an antivirus. AVG is a virus. Freezings and crashes started right after I downloaded a free trial version.

Summary

Avoid, run away, never use it if you don't want lose your data

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1 stars

"MS Word, Excel errors since installation of AVG"

October 02, 2014  |  By ccatron_rn

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

I don't see any

Cons

Every time I try to open an excel or word document since AVG antivirus and Tune-up were installed, I get the following error: "There was a problem sending the command to the program". My computer is slower since installation and I've had a problem networking my computers since installation. I've asked for support to resolve the issue but have gotten none. I can't find the issue in their FAQs. I've asked for a full refund and been refused (over 30 days). Wish I'd paid attention to the posted negative reviews and never bought it!

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5 stars

"Very Good and Free Anti-Virus"

October 01, 2014  |  By richrichmv

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

Effective in blocking malware sites.

Cons

Be careful not to install options that are not free.

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4 stars

"pretty cool stuff"

September 30, 2014  |  By alice.glading

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

can't live without it

Cons

nothing to declare

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5 stars

"Best free utility"

September 25, 2014  |  By DrakeThelin11

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

For me, it is very suitable

Cons

Haven't found any cause i'm just a beginner.

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5 stars

"Simple and efficient"

September 24, 2014  |  By MoraisBudden

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

Simple and efficient

Cons

Nothing. just download and use it

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5 stars

"It's a really good to download"

September 23, 2014  |  By HeisterDoolan

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

Simple to use and setup. Effective.

Cons

I do not have any problem with it

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5 stars

"It's a pretty good product"

September 22, 2014  |  By VisorSeebach

 |  Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 2015.0.5315

Pros

Really happy with this program.

Cons

None that I found

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher AVG Technologies USA
Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
Release Date February 16, 2006
Date Added February 16, 2006
Version 7.1.375
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 4.42MB
File Name avg_free_stb_all_2015_5557_cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 527,999,800
Downloads Last Week 717,747
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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