AVG LinkScanner Free Edition 2013

AVG LinkScanner Free Edition 2013

Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 140 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2013.0.2793
  • Total Downloads:
    363,964
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 09, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.79MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    300
  • Platform:
    Windows
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2 stars

"Very good but light issues with wondows 8 and Chrome"

December 08, 2012  |  By fernysalaz

 |  Version: AVG LinkScanner Free Edition 2013 2013.0.2793

Pros

it does do a great job on searching and protecting from web pages that are malicious

Cons

it does slow down the pc a little and have some issues affecting the Chrome navigator that need to be fix, also works better for internet explorer which shouldn't because it should be design more for Chrome because Chrome is better, but it doesn't, also works best for windows 7 and other windows not very good yet for windows 8.

Summary

I would recommended but until a newer version that would be better and improved from all minor issues, also if it could be lighter would be better, maybe if it was an extension that would come integrated with Chrome would function better, I would suggest also to not just be integrated with Chrome but also make a newer version that would be smarter and that would automatically search for pages on it's own and that would identify pages also that would help speed the pages, for example integrate in this software a web page accelerator that would save 1000 web pages in the extension and would make it faster to navigated recognizing the most visited web pages by the user, there many ideas on how to improve it I am hoping for a newer version, I am going to wait for it, Thanks.

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3 stars

"Block from downloading"

November 30, 2012  |  By djarot76

 |  Version: AVG LinkScanner Free Edition 2013 2013.0.2793

Pros

It does sometime safe my system from malware when visit unknown sites.

Cons

But it always stop my internet connection when download video from youtube. wheter via IDM or keepvid.com, it will never reach 100%.
this is annoying.

Summary

up to tyou

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2013.0.2793
A) Even Greater Ease of Use
We've put a big emphasis for this release on making our product easy to use, for both our less-technically savvy customers, as well as those that wish to have greater levels of control with their PC protection. We've completely overhauled our interface, simplified our Firewall and improved our install experience.
  • New User Interface
    Our new User Interface has been developed with extensive involvement from our customers, helping us to build something that meets their needs specifically, while providing greatest ease of access to the most regularly used settings. The UI has been designed to suit the new Windows 8 visual style, to deliver a UI that will feel most at home within the Windows 8 environment.
  • Better Install Experience
    Our install experience is even easier for customers who both want to take the recommended path, as well as the custom install for more advanced users. This includes improvements for the many customers who first experience our product via a free trial.
B) Improved Performance
  • Reduced Footprint
    We are always striving to reduce the footprint to ensure that our protection engines are having minimal impact on system resources. This release, we have reduced the footprint further compared to our last service pack release in March 2012.
C) Improved Detection
  • Better Detection
    Detection rates always need improving to ensure we are keeping up with internet criminals.
  • File Reputation
    The new AVG client will check with our cloud service and report prevalence of certain files on user's computers. We'll then use this information to improve product's detection capabilities (heuristics, behavioural detection etc). Customers need to opt into our product improvement program in order for us to access their data.
General
Publisher AVG Technologies USA
Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
Release Date November 09, 2012
Date Added November 09, 2012
Version 2013.0.2793
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.79MB
File Name avg_sals_stb_all_6086p1_244.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 363,964
Downloads Last Week 300
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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