Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best free Antivirus."

    December 20, 2014  |   By JoshPhillySportsFan1

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Has wifi network scanning and has a scan option so you can scan for Virus's and Malware both at the same time. Doesn't slow down my laptop like Norton did.

    Cons

    None so far!

    Summary

    Avast is the best free Antivirus. I use to have Norton 360 on my laptop but Norton slowed my laptop down. Now I use Avast Free Antivirus and Windows Firewall I also use iobit Malware Fighter free version for some back up protection and so far I haven't had any problems with my laptop. I even use Avast Free Mobile Protection on my Android devices I highly recommend using Avast Free Antivirus.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works OK; CPU hog, especially on startup"

    December 20, 2014  |   By ssfahrer

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Cuts web pages off if security threat found.

    Cons

    Takes more CPU than one might expect for such a product.

    Summary

    It's worth the price: FREE....

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The Very Best Anti Virus"

    December 20, 2014  |   By sandu_kan

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    The Very Best Anti Virus

    Cons

    The Very Best Anti Virus

    Summary

    The Very Best Anti Virus

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best free antivirus you can get"

    December 20, 2014  |   By avast2014

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Alerts when a potentially harmful website has been accessed. Monitors programs and reminds you to update them.

    Cons

    None so far.

    Summary

    Monitors your computer and internet surfing without all the bloat of other antivirus software. Wont slow you down.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best antivirus I've ever used!"

    December 19, 2014  |   By daddylannie

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Basic version is free! Premium protection is available at a great value.

    Cons

    I have had only great experiences with this product.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best free Anti-Virus ever!"

    December 19, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    1. FREE!
    2. Lots of features offered free.
    3. Reliable, able to detect most virus and spyware
    4. Still supports xp users.

    Cons

    The only setback I see is that sometimes when it scans it sometimes induces hang or pc slowdown, but i guess it affects older pcs only, as I dont observe it in my latest pc.

    Summary

    I always recommend this antivirus and when friends come to have their pc reformatted, I include AVAST as a default program.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Solid, reliable, effective, FREE!"

    December 18, 2014  |   By sam.f

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Good AV performance
    Small resource footprint
    Low false positives
    Quietly does it's thing without needing much attention
    Lets you know if action required
    Free!!

    Cons

    Occasionally has mildly annoying adverts

    Summary

    My preferred AV product for my personal computers plus the one I recommend to all others.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "very good for the low price of FREE"

    December 18, 2014  |   By blair.diehl.7

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    I like the fact that I can be online and if I search on bing it will tell me what website are secure, and not to mention the fact that I am using the free version. I have had several pops up warnings that a virus was attempted and Avast had blocked it. VERY VERY HAPPY very good product.

    Cons

    only thing I can think of would be the pro version be a bit cheapier

    Summary

    Love the Product

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The Very Best Anti Virus"

    December 18, 2014  |   By jukes101

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Avast has added a smart scan which is quick and reliable. Can still run a boot scan which I have not found in any other anti virus free or paid for. There is also a sandbox which if you suspect a file could be harmful to your p.c.you can run the file in the sand box and if their is malware/viruses it will not harm your p.c.Their are numerous extra,s which Avast has added to their software to ensure that your p.c. is safe at all times.

    Cons

    None that I have come across.

    Summary

    I have been using Avast for more than 10 years and although I have tried other anti virus software , I found nothing that compares to Avast. Still the best and remains the best and always at the cutting edge.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great light-weight, fast and simple anti-virus"

    December 18, 2014  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    light-weight. small ram consumption.
    works flawlessly in the background. almost no attention needed.
    updates data base more than once a day, which means your protection is at it's max.
    amazing on slower machines. user friendly UI.
    world wide language support.

    Cons

    no firewall in the free version.
    default values for alerts and messages is too long.

    Summary

    amazing overall anti-virus!
    best one by a mile.
    simply download and enjoy.

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