Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Annoying Popups!"

    May 21, 2015  |   By malopicc

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Finds and traps virus'
    Takes little resources.

    Cons

    The annoying popup "tips".

    Summary

    Really needs a check box to turn off the popups.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Decent free AV program but way too intrusive"

    May 20, 2015  |   By ZoidbergForPresident

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Lots of options

    Cons

    Annoying useless popups.
    Built-in adverts for missing features.

    Summary

    As others have said too, it's a decent antivirus program but there are way too many times where it annoys you with unblockable popups.

    I'd rather have a "pay 5? and be done with the ads forever" kind of deal for the free version.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Simply The Best!"

    May 20, 2015  |   By Anna Menzies

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Never had a problem that Avast hasn't caught

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons at all.I feel fully confident that Avast is protecting my PC

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great anti-virus, but why all the advertising?"

    May 20, 2015  |   By jesbion

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Seems to work flawlessly, and has never given any problems, but is like others in often stopping you from accessing "questionable" websites, some which shouldn't have been reported, and are safe....

    Cons

    Incessant advertising......Why, when they have provided the product for those who can't afford the pay versions? Seems counterproductive!

    Summary

    Not much to brag about, unless the fact is it works for free, and updates automatically like it should... But is it worth it is becoming the question as the advertising has become so "embolden" as to make you jump on some occasions!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Has always worked well. Free!"

    May 20, 2015  |   By nckcnc

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Free!
    Seems to do the job!

    Cons

    Nothing much...Pushes upgrades (but not overly annoying).

    Summary

    I've been using Avast for years on all my computers. I've never had any problems with viruses, and occasionally Avast catches some things that have tried to infect my computer while I browse. It's amazing it's free.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "one of the best software"

    May 20, 2015  |   By mail.adrian.popescu

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    easy and cover many things

    Cons

    nothing as a free

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Product"

    May 19, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Avast helps keep my computer free of malware

    Cons

    needs more free services

    Summary

    worth the price if you can afford the full version better than nothing if you cannot afford the full version

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  • 5.0 stars

    "I think avast is best within all free antivirus support"

    May 18, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    I have used another antivirus before which destroyed the widows. But avast is not like them.

    Cons

    I have nothing to say....

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very happy!"

    May 17, 2015  |   By rosesformom

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    Avast is a free antivirus it has stopped a few viruses from happening. Scans easily. I have no troubles and having been using it for free. Has many paid options which is helpful if you want other protections. Highly recommend avast free antivirus.

    Cons

    No cons except the advertising boxes but that does not deter form anything.

    Summary

    Best free anti-virus I have tried, very good protection!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent Antivirus Software, & FREE!"

    May 17, 2015  |   By axekick

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.2.2218

    Pros

    It has a thorough set of features and is highly customizable for the users specific needs. It never noticeably slows my computers, even the mid-grade desktop I built 9+ years ago(mid-grade back then)

    Cons

    Not the best choice for novice users who will be maintaining their own system unless they are knowledgeable and attentive. When the program updates it doesn't always alert you so you must pay attention when your computer boots to ensure it is still functional. No big deal but my mother and a few others I know of often miss updates for this reason.

    Summary

    Highly recommended, few paid programs offer this quality of antivirus programs that are also as effective.

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