Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best free antivirus for me"

    February 2, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Very good free protection.

    Cons

    enhance for web and malware protection

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good user friendly and reliable free anti virus"

    February 2, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    User friendly: meaning easy to understand and use off the bat
    effective: stopped many harmful objects from entering my computer.
    large data base and very up to date.
    Good site safety rating information.
    Free/cheap to buy.

    Cons

    Not the best for detecting viruses that have infected systems.

    Summary

    Out of all the free anti virus systems out there at this time avast is by far my favorite. While not the best in any one area it offers very good all round package. Recommend this system to anyone

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best there is on line, no need for any other."

    February 2, 2015  |   By Rondetto

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Had Avast for a number of years now and found it more reliable than any other I've ever had.

    Cons

    None that I have found.

    Summary

    You can't go wrong with Avast running in the background 24/7

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent anti-virus and this price point. Free."

    February 1, 2015  |   By Coach300

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Continuous updates. Voice feedback.

    Cons

    None of which I am aware.

    Summary

    Best free anti-virus out there.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best free Anti-Virus program"

    February 1, 2015  |   By takmark

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    I recommend it to anyone who's looking for a quality anti-virus program

    Cons

    Can't think of any.

    Summary

    I've been using Avast for sometime now, and in my opinion, it's the best.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The best antivirus I have used!"

    January 30, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Easy to Install, great graphic interface, useful sandbox, updates virus definitions automatically

    Cons

    I dont find any cons, recommend it to every single one of my friends

    Summary

    Since I use it, my computers have never gotten infected, since the network and file system shields always detects malicious code and programs

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great free program"

    January 30, 2015  |   By Mark no2

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Unobtrusive, configurable, self updating

    Cons

    Can't think of any

    Summary

    I switched to Avast a few years ago after having problems with a couple of other antivirus programs. Have been using it on several Windows versions ever since with no problems.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Horribly designed UI"

    January 29, 2015  |   By cosmo.kramer101

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    It is free

    Cons

    Slow UI that is very difficult to use.
    Using Clean Browser feature will close your browser without confirmation and have you loose your Browser tabs and history

    Summary

    Better pay money for the software than use this junk

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Seemed to prevent virus problems, but with issues."

    January 29, 2015  |   By phschuler

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    We've had no known virus problems while using it.

    Cons

    Seemed to interfere with normal functioning of our Windows 7 laptop, which stopped when we changed to another virus protector. Most recently AVAST forced an unwanted and hidden add-on onto the browsers of our Widows 7 desktop ("Safe Price"). This add-on clearly monitors searches for merchandise and promotes its own set of vendors often for things you don't want that the program somehow identifies as potential sales targets. There is no provision for removing or permanently disabling this add-on. Ethics issue?

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent protection for free."

    January 29, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Generally non intrusive protection, occasional request to update to paid version which is fair enough.

    Cons

    Significant omission of services compared to paid version, however good level of protection for free. Never had a virus in at least 5 years of use. CHEERS!

    Summary

    Its FREE and provides excellent basic protection.

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