AVG Anti-Virus

AVG Anti-Virus

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 996 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.0.87
  • Total Downloads:
    11,343,609
  • Date Added:
    March 28, 2008
  • File Size:
    4.37MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    16,465
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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Though not as well-known as some competitors, this antivirus program offers rock-solid protection. AVG Anti-Virus Professional 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.

You'll find a full-blown scheduling utility for automating tasks and checking for new definitions as often as you'd like. Other perks found in this Pro version include technical support and the ability to run on multiple operating systems. 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 it always proved effective in our tests. The interface can't be described as beautiful, yet it is mostly simple to navigate.

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

    3.2

    out of 170 votes

    • 5 star 59
    • 4 star 32
    • 3 star 16
    • 2 star 16
    • 1 star 47
  • All Versions

    3.5

    out of 996 votes

    • 5 star 398
    • 4 star 228
    • 3 star 85
    • 2 star 70
    • 1 star 215
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  • 5 stars

    "performs all functions i need."

    October 12, 2014   |   By GuidryFarrer

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2015 2015.0.5315

    Pros

    Excellent product , even dummies like me can use it.

    Cons

    Well done. no cons

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  • 5 stars

    "Good software, plays everything!"

    October 10, 2014   |   By BrandonValentin

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2015 2015.0.5315

    Pros

    Works smoothly, works well, works without exception

    Cons

    Thanks a lot. it is good.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 8.0.87
    Version 8.0.87 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
    General
    Publisher AVG Technologies USA
    Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
    Release Date March 28, 2008
    Date Added March 28, 2008
    Version 8.0.87
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Antivirus Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows
    Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    Download Information
    File Size 4.37MB
    File Name avg_avct_stb_all_2015_5315_cnet.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 11,343,609
    Downloads Last Week 16,465
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trial
    Price $34.99

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