AVG LinkScanner for Mac

AVG LinkScanner for Mac

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  • Date Added:
    May 07, 2012
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2 stars

"Oh, you're protected..."

May 07, 2012  |  By pooky4

 |  Version: AVG LinkScanner 12.0.1805


Great on Windows. Does a good job of providing a visual for a potentially unsafe site. However, not so much on the Mac (see my cons).


It works so well that I completely lost my ability to connect to the internet (Snow Leopard with the latest version of all browsers). Safari, Chrome, and Firefox all failed to connect to any website. The program couldn't even update itself. I spent 20 minute troubleshooting my entire home network, since every other device was functioning normally. No matter what website I tried to visit in any of the three mentioned browsers, I got "Waiting for ...."

Guess it's kind of hard to visit a malicious site when you can't load it in the first place.


I think it is a great program and run it on my Windows computers. Unfortunately, now that we need to be more conscience of malware on the OS X platform, I guess this is not going to be one of my regular programs.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 12.0.1805
Support for Firefox 12.
Publisher AVG Technologies USA
Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
Release Date May 07, 2012
Date Added May 07, 2012
Version 12.0.1805
Category Security Software
Subcategory Internet Security Software Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6/10.7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 178.83MB
File Name avg_avc_mac_all_2015_4743_121.dmg
Total Downloads 433,524
Downloads Last Week 7,767
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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