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  • 5.0 stars

    "Notebook runs fast with avg premium"

    September 15, 2013  |   By bigears625

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2014.0.4116

    Pros

    After a few nightmares with bitdefender and avast paid antivirus, Now running avg trial period. no problems.

    Cons

    Dont like their logo very much..??

    Summary

    Maybe ill buy it if they offer a 3 license deal...

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Losing Control"

    September 6, 2013  |   By mstrjones

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2014.0.4116

    Pros

    Avg has always been a top notch anti-virus.

    Cons

    AVG has become bloated with other crap, like the shredder. I want to disable the shredder but haven't been able to yet!

    Summary

    Slowly but surely AVG has become more and more out of control of the user. I just want the anti-virus not all the other BS!!!!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "this company installs malware"

    July 10, 2013  |   By henrytuttle

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.3349

    Pros

    it is one of many working antivirus programs

    Cons

    this company installs malware on your computer that takes over your web browsers and is almost impossible to remove. never trust anything from this company

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  • 1.0 stars

    "When I download this new version I get It is infected."

    May 18, 2013  |   By SharonMT

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.3336

    Pros

    None that I know

    Cons

    Files is infected

    Summary

    None

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Satisfied with the free trial"

    May 8, 2013  |   By kpride60

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.3272

    Pros

    Not sure. have always trusted AVG. Quit having issues with my Internet explorer once the AVG Anti-virus was installed.

    Cons

    I found no downside

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  • 5.0 stars

    "i really appreciate what they have done for 8 yrs."

    April 18, 2013  |   By svsummerwind

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.3272

    Pros

    works well and is getting better
    never had a successful virus attack with AVG!

    Cons

    very intrusive (the nature of an antivirus routine)
    takes extra time to load
    this may be getting too complicated and all encompassing.
    when things are all things to all people they sometimes get too complicated.
    too many features

    Summary

    i have no real criticism.

    thanks, thanks, thanks

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  • 2.0 stars

    "AVG HAS SHOT ITSELF IN THE FOOT!!!"

    April 5, 2013  |   By joelb662

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.3267

    Pros

    Used to work well, in the background, successfully protecting my computer.

    Cons

    Then after using the product for over 6 years without a problem, AVG suddenly decided that I needed "privileges" to re-install the software on my own (single-user) laptop. The tech rep says that "some other program" is blocking the installation... What program? He don't know... and I haven't installed anything new!!

    Summary

    Good-Bye AVG!! Actually surprised it lasted as long as it did before they screwed it up!

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  • 2.0 stars

    "AVG Technical Support Fail"

    March 6, 2013  |   By chburnell

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.2899

    Pros

    I have used AVG for 3 or more years without my computer getting an infection. I preferred AVG for its small footprint and fast processing.

    Cons

    Something changed recently and AVG has brought my email client (Thunderbird) to a crawl. It takes me 5-7 seconds to delete a single email. If I disable AVG Computer protection Thunderbird works perfectly. I went to AVG support and they gave every appearance of being helpful. They gave me a case number and a utility to send them configuration information. When I did not hear back I called them. I had to go through the same charade of them appearing to diagnose the problem (which you can find documented by others on the internet) and then transferred me to TechBuddy - a pay for use service. So their customer support consists of referring you out and likely getting a referral fee.

    Summary

    Do not think that the paid version of AVG means you will get technical support for their product.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "How this is so highly rated is beyond me"

    February 24, 2013  |   By jksturman

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.2899

    Pros

    NOTHING!!!

    Cons

    Software and SUPPORT totally sucks!

    Summary

    I have had AVG Internet Security on one of my desktop computers for 2 years--no problems. When my McAfee subscription ran out on 2 other computers I removed it and downloaded AVG Antivirus 13. After downloading, updating and running a scan, one of the computers did a reboot, never to boot to windows again (yet--apparenty I will have to do a system restore) The other computer slowed to a crawl and (probably fortunately) kept locking up, never actually completing a scan. I was able to remove the AVG and HOPE it didn't jack anything up too badly. The icing on the cake is that upon calling tech support for help they passed me up the line for 2 hours and basically offered no help at all except that they could remote in to my still functioning computer and troubleshoot (for a "nominal" fee--since when is $120 "nominal"?)

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  • 1.0 stars

    "complete crap"

    February 18, 2013  |   By grungymike1

    Version: AVG AntiVirus 2013 2013.0.2899

    Pros

    No pros of any sort with their latest offerings, wish I or they could return to the old format.

    Cons

    Antivirus can't update (update failed, general error), PC tuneup screwed up my computer, help function is a ridiculous joke.

    Every time I access their site, they want to sell me something new.

    Apparently now they're trying to sell tech support, unbelievable, check out their site...

    How about they just repair what I've already paid them for?????????????????????????????????????????

    Summary

    I've been using the PAID version (rev's 9 and 10) of AVG for 3 years now. After paying for another year, then upgrading to AVG 2013 (per their prompt), and worse yet, also purchasing their PC tuneup/1 click maintenance package, my computer has started freezing constantly, and now I can't update the antivirus program. It looks to me like AVG 2013 is to rev 10 as Windows Vista is to XP, ie. a complete and utter failure, probably because a bunch of 6 figure salaried "sales engineers" decided to add a bunch of cutesy bells and whistles, rather than maintaining solid fundamental functions.

    The worst part is their help function, which is based on "live chat", or a phone call (on a prepaid cell phone, just great). At least Microsoft had brains enough to support an email based help function dialogue, it works beautifully and has gotten me out of trouble twice with Vista problems, without trying to deal with somebody in India whose command of the English language just ain't working.

    Does anybody know of a reliable antivirus program that supports email based tech support? I'll happily pay for the service, I'm just tired of shysters telling me that the rust bucket Chevy with a cheap paint job they're trying to sell me is really a gold plated Mclaren.

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