Avast Free Antivirus 2015 User Reviews

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good antivirus. Easy to use"

    January 14, 2015  |   By ahadmdabdul

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Does its job. easy to use.

    Cons

    A little bit resource hungry.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Was great. Then it changed on 1/1/15"

    January 14, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Can't think of any

    Cons

    1. constant pop-ups
    2. can't choose the scan I want. Only 1 scan available now.
    3. When I saw that I can't choose a full disc scan any more, I downloaded another anti-virus program (AVG), disabled Avast, ran AVG, and picked up 7 viruses, including 3 trojans.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "How is Google not a safe website, in Chrome?"

    January 13, 2015  |   By mathi133

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Install went well

    Cons

    Extra software with it
    I was able to use IE with it to download google chrome, which is the browser I prefer to use. After opening Chrome, I was unable to access the GOOGLE website, because AVAST thought it wasn't safe. Figure that out. Uninstalled

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  • 4.0 stars

    "too many adds"

    January 13, 2015  |   By gord1959

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    seems to work at stopping the viruses. doesn't appear to slow down my computer. it's free

    Cons

    constant ads in bottom right corner of screen.

    Summary

    I can live with the ads so it will stay.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Keeps my computer clean"

    January 13, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    I like the free option. I usually pay for a license but it's nice not to be forced to pay

    Cons

    Can't find much to complain about

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the very best!"

    January 13, 2015  |   By yeshuassciantay

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    All of what this software has to offer. Personally I like the Firefox updater that tells you what plugins need updating. I love the free version of avast! Avast does a reboot scan too on the free as well as a paid subscription.

    Cons

    I really can't say as I know of any. It does not slow your computer down, not enough where you can't stream videos online. I love that. All Internet security software take time to do a full scan of your system. Avast does a reboot scan that is long lived but sure worth it if you need pesky stuff dealt with as I have.

    Summary

    Avast! It's the perfect Internet Security suite! It costs nothing but you can upgrade if needed.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "AVAST IS A GOOD PRODUCT,it takes care of business,."

    January 13, 2015  |   By mlj00755

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    IT'S FREE ,IT TALKS TO ME,and it's reliable..

    Cons

    IT DOES'NT FRY CHICKEN..

    Summary

    AVAST ,warns me if i'm entering a bad web site ,or won't let me enter a bad web site..I RECOMEND THIS ANTI-VIRUS..

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Good program, but too many pop-up messages"

    January 13, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Does a good job protecting against viruses. Have not had any problems

    Cons

    Too many pop-up messages that suggest I need to do something, but turn out to be ads for upgrades.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "The free version is fine, except for upgrade nags."

    January 13, 2015  |   By Drymartina

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    I have used Avast for many years, and always recommended it to my clients. It is updated frequently, and stays current with definitions.

    Cons

    I find the frequent upgrade nags annoying.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent software."

    January 13, 2015  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2208

    Pros

    Free version covers the essentials for any computer.
    The paid versions aren't that expensive considering everything that you get for the money.
    Updates constantly so your computer is always safe.

    Cons

    Had a few problems with the deep scan not letting me run the applications I need for work but all that is resolved now.

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