Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works great, Too many Ads on the free version"

    February 27, 2015  |   By mrobinsonjr

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Works as advertised. Ive been using avast since the 4.8 days and I love it.

    Cons

    1. Too many ads on the free version. And what I mean is popup notifications near the system tray. Make an option to turn these off.

    2. Make the Free AV registration renewal more of a streamlined process. One thing I hate is when I go to renew my free license and I have Example being: "Buy internet security for 37.99 a year" in my face when I just wanted to renew my Free license. Last one I did for my mother I couldn't click on the Stay with free protection button. Had to uninstall it and reinstall it.

    3. Make the virus chest more accessible. Its buried into the program and to have avast to quarantine a legitimate program (false positive) I have to spend an hour to find the virus chest.

    Summary

    Like I said previously said, if these things are fixed, i will update this review.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "good for blocking malware and such"

    February 26, 2015  |   By dluep2

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    gets most of the bad stuff out there

    Cons

    customer service sucks . no response after multiple requests for a issue with a malware problem

    Summary

    at least my computer is protected from some of the bad stuff out there. but good luck hearing back from customer nonservice if you have a problem

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great anti-virus"

    February 25, 2015  |   By kyle3389

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Catches everything.
    Nice interface
    100% full system scanning (takes forever even on a SSD)
    Safezone is cool, never use it though.
    I like how it has the ability to scan for network threats (weaknesses in your homenetwork)

    Cons

    None!
    None!

    Summary

    Overall a very good anti-virus. I put this on all my computers, and recommend it to all my friends.
    They also have very good android anti-virus/anti-theft. So if you got an android phone check it out! Works great! (only 1.99 a month for pro features also)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "the first software to install on any pc."

    February 23, 2015  |   By mike19599

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    does the job and then some.

    Cons

    sometimes flags stuff that are not viruses.

    Summary

    This software must be used on every pc. I do use for 10 years on all my PCs.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Was amazing... until CPU Drain!"

    February 22, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    This antivirus will find most if not all viruses/malware in your computer.
    Different ways to scan computer- smart, quick, deep
    Quick in detecting dangerous pop-up ads

    Cons

    Recently, the antivirus has been draining my CPU up to 100%, slowing down my computer stupendously!!!!!!! I'm not sure what happened, but until this gets fixed, I'm giving this product 3 stars.

    Summary

    Great software, but weird bug.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best antivirus"

    February 22, 2015  |   By Abir_Taheer

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    protects people from bad websites and can scan files its like an all in one

    Cons

    none its amazing and its free

    Summary

    love it

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Epic Fail, downloaded with it multiple viruses."

    February 21, 2015  |   By OE-BAR

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    NONE unless you wish to have viruses on your computer.

    Cons

    Thank God for Malware Bytes. Along with this download came malware, spyware and unwanted viruses, witch Avast failed to find. Go figure.

    Summary

    NOT RECOMMENDED.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Blocking AOL Email"

    February 21, 2015  |   By keithcornfield

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Avast worked great for several years: Effective, did not slow down computer, good compliment to Malwarebytes antimalware.

    Cons

    A couple months ago it started blocking and putting up error messages for my AOL email. Their tech support didn't respond to my concern for 10 days, so I switched to Panda antivirus and have no problems with that thus far other than ad pop ups.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Avast Free Antivirus 2015 Free Download Full Version"

    February 21, 2015  |   By umair07

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Key Features Of Avast Free Antivirus 2015:
    It's Wipe out all the viruses and malware.
    It Can protect your system as well as your network.
    It's have SecureLine for monitor your WiFi connections.
    It Can clean your system and speed it up.
    It's have SecureDNS included for protecting your DNS from being hijacked.
    It's have SafeZone browser included for ensuring safe online transaction.
    It's have SandBox included for running iffy and fishy programs.
    It's Can remove the annoying browser toolbar's and extensions.
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    Cons

    What's new in version 2015?
    Fixed problem with missing NG component under certain circumstances.
    Fixed a bug in the keyboard driver causing problems with keyboards.
    Better compatibility of the WebShield with some https pages (e.g. spotify, waze, etc.).
    SecureDNS - better logic of server selection resulting in performance improvements.
    Fixed reported crashes.

    Summary

    Avast Free Antivirus 2015 Free Download Full Version is the World best Antivirus So That why we recommended you Avast Free Antivirus 2015. After you read his features and comparison it with other Antivirus, then you say it's better then all other Antivirus like Avira and AVG etc.
    Avast 2015 is an Antivirus that give you the ability of removing Virus, Malware and Spyware with SmartScan for protecting your PC.
    Avast Free Antivirus 2015 give the fundamental security to your PC that protect your PC from hackers and bandit. In inclusion to the outstanding antivirus and anti-malware protection as well as possible, with new feature of Home-Network Scanner that scans your network for any problem, with this function you can remove troublesome plugins during Browser Cleanup. The SmartScan function help you to scan automatically with one click.
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  • 5.0 stars

    "Stick to it!"

    February 18, 2015  |   By karakteran

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    light on system

    Cons

    none so far

    Summary

    i use it for years. tried avira (way too heavy on systam) and avg (didn't like it dont remember why it was long time ago) and stayed with avast. no infection whatsoever. i surf all over the internet, no need to be careful where you are going to click on what page or so, no fear.

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