Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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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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  • 5.0 stars

    "Safe, Fast."

    October 22, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Not CPU consuming, block suspicious sites quick.

    Cons

    Cannot solve the Java update problem.

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  • 5.0 stars

    ""Great product, old & new versions.""

    October 22, 2014  |   By PurPanda

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    I have used Avast for years without a single problem. It has stopped a number of "PROBLEMS," and I recommend it to all my friends and family & they have been using it for years too & love it. Thanks for a great product, Avast, & stopping all my problems trying to come in! :-)

    Cons

    None that I have came across.

    Summary

    Wouldn't it be nice if all downloads were as efficient and trustworthy as Avast? We have been using Avast for 10 + years! :-)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The best I have used"

    October 22, 2014  |   By oxfordmo1

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    It is there looking after your computer even when you think it is not there

    Cons

    Asks to remove programmes I have used for years with no proper explanation why

    Summary

    overal the best I have used and I have tried a few

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Best free anti-virus software I've found."

    October 22, 2014  |   By SJHH

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Extremely thorough, runs very quietly in background and does a great job.

    Cons

    Not very keen on more intrusive nature of newer versions but still does the main task very well indeed.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great product, old AND new versions."

    October 22, 2014  |   By gritchie1

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    I have used Avast for years without a single hiccup. It's stopped a number of "nasties," and I recommend it to all my friends and family. Thanks for a great product, Avast. :-)

    Cons

    None that I've come across.

    Summary

    Wouldn't it be nice if all downloads were as efficient and trustworthy as Avast?!

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Protects too much."

    October 22, 2014  |   By fraterphoenix

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    None. Sorry about that. Just about all 3rd party security software is just too much for everyday use online or off.

    Cons

    I have recently found out that 3rd party security software is too much for the average user. Gamers and even other software can be blocked to some degree if not completely by these type software. Unless you are a spy working for the government, I see no real reason to use 3rd party security software (free or otherwise). M.S. Essentials is enough.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Does a good job without much fuss or system resources"

    October 21, 2014  |   By AussiePete

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

    Pros

    Simple to use when you get used to it the interface.
    Uses little resources compared to some other virus programs.

    Cons

    Takes a while to find your way around the modern style settings and interface. I prefer a "classic" type user interface.

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