AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 User Reviews

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  • 4.0 stars

    "it is very active"

    March 14, 2006  |   By i giveup

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    have had no problems with it

    Cons

    daily complete test and daily updates

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Quit paying for AV protection."

    March 14, 2006  |   By Cheapster

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    Easy to install and configure. Frequent updates, integrates with email clients, solid real-time protection. Efficient use of resources, doesn't bog my system down. I used to be a Norton user, but am now an AVG convert.

    Cons

    Scheduler and automated tests are limited to basic options. The basics are good enough, though.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "best antivirus i've tried"

    March 13, 2006  |   By CS_player12

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    finds more, if not all, of the threats on my computer than any other antivirus i've used before this. it updates everyday and it scans emails and IM's if you know how to set it up for the IM's. i use this with zone alarm and never gotten a virus.

    Cons

    sometimes a little slow downloading the updates. it may hang for a few seconds but it is free so what do you expect.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's free!!!!!!!!!"

    March 13, 2006  |   By lkh21

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    got just about everything your needed

    Cons

    not sure about how effective though

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  • 4.0 stars

    "It's starts fast, it doesn't crash, it doesn't eat your harddrive with logs."

    March 12, 2006  |   By PC_Nerd-Henry_Chan

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    Fast, convient. It captured more than Norton could! I found 1 virus with AVG, while norton said :none. The Auto-shield is fast, doesn't slow down the computer scans the HD when your not using it.

    Cons

    You can't schelde anything in the free version.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "I recommend this download."

    March 11, 2006  |   By Pentium3

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    What I like about your product?

    1. Is the best product what I have; 2. Is free, so let me to say thank you for this Edition.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "AVG is the greatest ever"

    March 10, 2006  |   By black-dgz

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    has been protecting my puter for years and trouble free.....

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent and can't be any more secure."

    March 10, 2006  |   By Jean_Anthony

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    It's a very good software, it advices you not to download something infected the moment you click download on a site, and tells you if a file infected have been downloaded from a P2P network.

    Cons

    I can't find any cons on it.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Won't even know its there"

    March 10, 2006  |   By jimbobjimmy

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    I can't believe people pay money for anti virus software when this one is free. AVG free does everything, and whats more, unlike some similar programs, you won't even know its doing it. Top protection at the low low price of... well, you get the idea.

    Cons

    none

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  • 4.0 stars

    "FREE, EASY AND PROVIDES EXCELLENT PROTECTION!"

    March 10, 2006  |   By Ted135

    Version: AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 7.1.375

    Pros

    AVG Free Edition includes a virus scanner and a firewall. With very frequent updates, you can assure your computer is protected. With the easy use of AVG Free, you can quickly and simply use AVG Free without problems. After for using for many months, it has detected/blocked 7 viruses. These were detected/blocked when i first started using AVG Free edition. Until know, i have my computer well protected, only have the 1 virus sneak through every month(which is only a low warning virus and detected by Ad-Aware SE Personal). Although it was worth it, since some of those viruses it deleted actually rang expensive phone numbers, in other words giving you a large phone bill. Another feature of AVG Free is that it uses low memory, so it can run smoothly on slow computers. Another useful feature is automatic updates. This feature will ensure that you can download updates as soon as they are released.

    Cons

    Although the very frequent updates may be useful, it can get annoying especially for us people on dial-up. Every time i go on the Internet i update AVG Free. Which can get annoying, but the updates are small and you are protected against the latest threats. And why does the AVG Free Edition scan have to be so slow! It takes about half an hour to run a full system scan, which is poor compared to Ad-Aware SE Personal clocking in at around 6-7minutes. But there is a solution to that...do NOT run AVG Free edition scans, there is no point. Simply have Ad-Aware SE Personal(a very good free virus scanner) installed on your computer and whilst running a full system scan with Ad-aware, AVG Free will actually work with Ad-Aware and a pop-up message will appear if AVG Free detects the current file Ad-aware is scanning as a virus. So when you first get AVG Free, run a full system scan with it, then just use Ad-Aware SE Personal. So with these negatives, thats why it gets 4/5 stars.(Ad-Aware SE Personal and Spybot-Search&Destroy are also highly recommended!)

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