Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "excellent value"

    January 22, 2015  |   By grad0001

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    works in background, low impact on system resources, has caught and protected

    Cons

    none I think of

    Summary

    would and will recommend

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  • 1.0 stars

    "They double bill you!"

    January 22, 2015  |   By donnakrrr

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Terrible company. I have had 2 ransoms and 2 Viruses since I started using Avast.

    Cons

    They have double billed me this years and will not give me back my money. No way to contact company everything is by e-mail. Support is a joke. Terrible experience.

    Summary

    Buy somewhere else. This company sucks.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Must-use free AVP."

    January 22, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Effective.
    Reliable.
    Provides strong prevention and blocking, not just curing.

    Cons

    At first, i didn't understand the concept of "chest". Is the file deleted or not? If it is compromised, why keep it in chest? That option is different than other AV programs i used before avast. But i guess every AVP has some features different than others.

    Summary

    I have no intention to change my AVP. Avast stays.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the best AV progs around (THE best free one)"

    January 22, 2015  |   By Kim Jones

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    I've used Avast for years now, on multiple computers and smartphones. It has never given me any problems, and I have never had any problems with viruses, etc. whith it running. It requires very little maintenance.

    Cons

    No cons I can think of.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "effectively stops malware"

    January 22, 2015  |   By ronp~

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    no charge for effective protection

    Cons

    Not aware of any coms

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Does what it says it does."

    January 22, 2015  |   By IronEddy63

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Free version works well
    Does not slow down my PC
    Easy download/install
    Zero conflicts with my other software
    catches most threats in real time scanning

    Cons

    Must make a small payment for Full version.

    Summary

    I really don't have any cons about Avast. The price they charge for their full version is much more affordable than most virus software, and it works better. Been using Avast for 8+ years on all business and personal tech, never had a crash, or virus damage.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Good protection with a bunch of annoyances"

    January 22, 2015  |   By esswired

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Appears to do an excellent job of protecting my pc

    Cons

    Preys on fear, has pop-ups that have to be closed, constantly tries to upgrade you and reminds you how good it is

    Summary

    Worth it

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  • 5.0 stars

    "peace of mind"

    January 22, 2015  |   By mental2012

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Free, highly capable, regularly updated, resource efficient, and unobtrusive program with a user-oriented and tasteful UI design. Simply, peace of mind and safety. Highly recommended!

    Cons

    None whatsoever.

    Summary

    An anti-virus software committed to deliver.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Three Years without a malware infection."

    January 22, 2015  |   By slyder61

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    The online protection has saved my bacon many times by automatically detecting and blocking sites that attempt to download without permission.

    Cons

    Frequent pop-up ads for things I don't need or want.

    Summary

    I haven't even tried any of the competing free products because Avast simply works. If it ain't broke there is no need to fix it.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "I have used this product for over 10 years."

    January 21, 2015  |   By patti.hansen.33

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    I have used the "free" version of Avast for over 10 years. I have never been disappointed in the effectiveness of the product even though I never upgraded to a more comprehensive version. I always refer my friends to Avast.

    Cons

    None in over 10 years.

    Summary

    Avast is a very capable, effective antivirus program for the vast majority. If you want enhanced coverage, they offer options at a reasonable price. The product is so good, I haven't had the need to upgrade because my computer use is lower than most people need. Highly recommend this product.

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