Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "DISAPPOINTED by AVAST 2015, BLOCKED ALL INTERNET ACCESS"

    October 24, 2014  |   By TechnicalSupport972

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Previous versions of AVAST were excellent, however... cannot support using this convoluted and conflicted software update from 2014 version to 2015 version.

    Cons

    AVAST! 2015 BLOCKED ALL INTERNET CONNECTIONS!!! The older version was nearly flawless but 2015 is a trainwreck. I've suggested AVAST to hundreds of customers but NOT NOW - the 2015 version has PROBLEMS galore!

    I had to completely UNINSTALL AVAST 2015 to gain control of browsers and software.

    Summary

    Do NOT download/upgrade to AVAST! 2015 yet, wait for major corrections and improvements.
    HORRIBLY disappointed in trusting AVAST! to perform platform compatibility tests before unleashing this complicated monstrosity on the public.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The best keeps getting better."

    October 24, 2014  |   By bob3160

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    For a simple and successful install of Avast take a look at this video: http://youtu.be/1kTqm7P1KtU

    Cons

    I'm still looking.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best ever in my book !

    The absolute best ever in my"

    October 24, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Simple - easy & very effective !

    Cons

    None what so ever -

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Used to be good - now, not so much."

    October 23, 2014  |   By Basuto9

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    I found it's easy to uninstall, anyway.

    Cons

    I've been an Avast user for years and was happy with it, at least until recent versions. It constantly interrupts me on the Internet and tells me it has saved me - it "saves" me from sites like AT&T.net, Walmart, Walgreen's and similar others. I've been reporting these false positives for at least one year, but nothing seems to have been done at Avast. I finally gave up (tired of reporting "False Positives"), uninstalled Avast and downloaded AVG instead. At least AVG lets me go to my regular safe sites without stopping me and trumpeting it just saved me from Amazon or B&H Photo.

    Summary

    If Avast ever does anything about their faulty algorithms/sensitivities I would be happy to use it again, but the way it is now? No.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The best and easiest to use"

    October 23, 2014  |   By cjdj

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    I've used Avast Free Antivirus and I feel it is the best of any antivirus.

    Cons

    I don't have any "cons".

    Summary

    It's free, easy to use and does a great job of protecting my computer. It updates automatically and just keeps improving with new features. I wouldn't use anything else!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Good free product"

    October 23, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Free and does a good job at protecting

    Cons

    Pop ups can be annoying. Writing a review to get rid of a pop up now

    Summary

    Great free option for protecting your computer.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Protects more then enough!"

    October 23, 2014  |   By leftylaska

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Free version catches bad sites. Does more then most anti virus programs but does not make it difficult for you to uninstall.

    Cons

    Have had for a few years now and can not find any.

    Summary

    Best for the money (-;

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works well, spams too many adverts."

    October 23, 2014  |   By Zognorf

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Seems to do its job without slowing down my system.

    Cons

    Keeps telling me I have "dangerous search engines" or some-such, by which it means Google, and wants to replace it with another one nobody uses.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Simple and super fast to sort those Nasty Gremlins"

    October 23, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Boot scan is a weapon, finds 90% of the issues
    Software updater is super useful
    Easy use interface
    Self updates with a vocal notification

    Cons

    Doesn't always get new virus's occurring,or at least straight away.
    Some older virus have been over sited and not found
    The bad tool bar remover cleans great but will keep adjusting your web browser search to BING OR YAHOO .? really i do understand its a free protections and these simply seem to be sponsors but very annoying

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  • 5.0 stars

    "My PC's personal bodyguard and protector.....!!!!!"

    October 23, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Free
    Real time scans (Online & offline)
    Best thing I like is the boot time scan feature
    Very nice UI

    Cons

    Have been using avast since last 4-5 years and didnt face any issue as of now

    Summary

    Reliable and surf without any worries coz avast gonna take care of everything else.

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