Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Trusting it for many years"

    September 19, 2014  |   By J81501

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    I've used Avast for many many years and have never had a virus. I've had warnings that were recognized by Avast but nothing has ever gotten into my computer.

    Cons

    It does more than just AV stuff and if you turn some of that off the warnings never dissapear.

    Summary

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it... I'll keep using it on my computer (and smart phone) so long as it works as well as it has to date.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Been Using It For Long Time..."

    September 19, 2014  |   By saif_msn

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    Easy To Use, Light-weight, Attractive UI, Good Protection...

    Cons

    You Can Only Use It For A Year...

    Summary

    I Really Wish I Could Use The Free Version Without Time Limit...

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Product,"

    September 19, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    best freebie I have found, works better than most of the pay antivirus programs. I use it in conjunction with Malwarebytes (also free) anti-malware/spyware and have had VERY few problems! My computer guy Rent-A-Geek frequently recommends this program to his customers as well.

    Cons

    Very few. using with a malware program usually fixes any problems

    Summary

    Defiantly would recommend, I use the free version, but would probably pay for the premium if I needed the extras they offer!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excelent product, speccially the free version!"

    September 19, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    It's free!

    Cons

    It has some issues finding spyware...

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Excellent and reliable"

    September 19, 2014  |   By haeg1691

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    Easy to use, updates automatically, reliable (so far!)

    Cons

    Regular reminders to update to Pro (perfectly understandable, as its free, just a bit annoying)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "this is THE BEST antivirus software available.BAR NON"

    September 18, 2014  |   By CindyMAINE

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    Everything about Avast is brilliant

    Cons

    no cons,PERIOD

    Summary

    Avast is essential for any user to keep your PC healthy and safe, :)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent software"

    September 18, 2014  |   By PiratePete2

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    It just works! silently most of the time, but occasionally pops up to let you know a new virus definition has arrived.

    Cons

    a little bit naggy if you are using the "free" version - frequently urges you too upgrade to a paid version.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best Free Antivirus"

    September 17, 2014  |   By LeonidN

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    All functions are ideal.
    Does not slow down computer.

    Cons

    Disadvantages not found

    Summary

    Higly recomended

    Updated on Sep 17, 2014

    Highly recommended Antivirus

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Highly recommended."

    September 17, 2014  |   By Son_of_Earth

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    Realtime protection (optional).
    Webprotection (optional)
    Mailprotection (optional)
    Easy to understand and configure settings.

    Cons

    Occational pop-up offers.

    Summary

    I really like the fact you can customize the anti-virus during the installation. In my case I've opted out the filesystem protection because I use Avira free as my anti-virus which doesn't have web or mail protection. Avast filled this gap in my free protection apps and performs as a second opinion scanner.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The Best antivirus for free... Out preforms Norton's."

    September 17, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2014.9.0.2021

    Pros

    Scans executable's before you install or run. Does boot time scans. Web scans, and e-mail scans. Yearly protection for free, there is not any better one that I have found yet and been doing this for 12 years. Avast is not a system hog like Nortons, AVG, or McAfee. "I work in the computer repair business and have not found a better one yet and I've tried them all and nothing comes close" I can only imagine what the pro version would do. It will scan removable drives, and cd/dvd's. Avast keep up the great work and you'll have a customer for life and I recommend this to everyone that is looking for a antivirus that works.

    Cons

    Will not scan computers on the network. (free version).

    Summary

    Try it and you will not be disappointed. Use this along side of another antivirus and you will see the difference. Hope this helps your decision into trying this great product.

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