AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 24596 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.0.1
  • Total Downloads:
    533,072,363
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 24, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    695,903
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This antivirus program offers rock-solid protection. AVG Free provides the bare necessities, including a real-time shield to prevent infections, anti-virus and anti-malware wrapped up in one engine, and a link scanner for Web surfing with care.

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 creates 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. The new interface is much easier to navigate than in previous version, with tabbed navigation on the left assisting users in drilling down to the tools they need.

Though the free version of this program will suffice for average folks, those who demand more control should certainly consider AVG Anti-Virus Professional.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.9

    out of 1541 votes

    • 5 star 740
    • 4 star 423
    • 3 star 95
    • 2 star 49
    • 1 star 234
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 24596 votes

    • 5 star 11630
    • 4 star 7507
    • 3 star 1853
    • 2 star 999
    • 1 star 2607
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1 stars

"still CRAP!"

May 31, 2011  |  By JAMESD843

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

NONE AT ALL

Cons

It's just CRAP!

Summary

No active defense like Avast. Didn't want AVG (tried once and it was CRAP) but it came with the PC. I Installed Avast and then used Ad-remove programs to removed AVG. AVG's software went through the motions & said it uninstalled BUT it left big pieces on my PC & when I tried to use Ad-remove again it swears it's gone so............

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5 stars

"do not get avg free 2011 it sucks"

October 17, 2010  |  By raymacked

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

stick with the older avg programs. once you take the original avg free off your computer you can not get it back.

Cons

none for the this version

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5 stars

"help to theveirs"

December 18, 2008  |  By koko300

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

good to downlaed

Cons

the subitm my long is arbk

Summary

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5 stars

"I heard of avg through a friend and they had no problem"

November 18, 2008  |  By 61jordan

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

It would be very help full to brows the internet

Cons

If there are games play don't have to worry about viruses

Summary

I like the product because I have not heard of any computers' crashing or braking down

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3 stars

"Good but left me vulnerable"

November 04, 2008  |  By ussu36

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

That its free and doesnt bog down the system (most of the times)

Cons

Scanning repeatedly (even the folder in which the virus was - after i found out whats the cause) didnt give any results. Then I did a scan with NOD32 (online/free scan) and it immediately found and fixed the issue.

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5 stars

"protected well"

October 26, 2008  |  By amgreet

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

very reliable

Cons

ease of navigation download

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5 stars

"The best out there for free!"

September 21, 2008  |  By rockpeter

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

Great for personal use - we use the professional version at work! Would highly recommend. Integrates well with system and programs.

Cons

Nothing. Updates automatically, works great!

Summary

Has all the features you need to stay protected. Would highly recommend!

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5 stars

"Need your input..............."

September 06, 2008  |  By Vivian Lewis

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

I really like this product,used it for 5 years on my windows 98,gota new windows vista and i can not down loan at all, it says the product is bad and it kicks it out,would really like it on my new pc but dont know what to do.

Cons

I like this product a lots, need to know how to download it

Summary

Please advise me how to download this free antivirous, i really trust it, but this pc wont let me do so, thanks, Vivian

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5 stars

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August 30, 2008  |  By JavonD23

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

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5 stars

"VERI GOODS"

August 28, 2008  |  By vikashtak01

 |  Version: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 8.0.1

Pros

veri goods response

Cons

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Summary

goods

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.0.1
Version 8.0.1 adds integrated spyware protection and a new LinkScanner feature that gives users safety rankings for their Google, Yahoo, and MSN searches.
General
Publisher AVG Technologies USA
Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
Release Date April 24, 2008
Date Added April 24, 2008
Version 8.0.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 4.42MB
File Name avg_free_stb_all_2015_5557_cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 533,072,363
Downloads Last Week 695,903
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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