Avast Free Antivirus

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Too many false positives"

    May 19, 2017  |   By deksoft2

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 17.3.2291

    Pros

    Stable program

    Cons

    It reports clean products as having infections and malware. It has no suitable mechanism to address false positives. I have tested programs Avast reported as infected with at least a dozen other major anti virus programs and none of them reported an infection....because there wasn't one. Avast needs to correct their program instead of falsely reporting malware/infections that do not exist..

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Avast is a great company"

    May 17, 2017  |   By sheilaksm

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 17.3.2291

    Pros

    Its really easy to work with its products

    Cons

    None found yet so far

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Avast Sucks"

    May 14, 2017  |   By gokurocks49

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 17.3.2291

    Pros

    It looks pretty

    Cons

    They have you pay for a monthly subscription to protect your computer from span, viruses and malware....and when you get infected they want to charge you $200.00 to correct the issue. To me it is a total scam, their system failed to protect and then they want more money to fix what should not have happened. Avast is a total scam....avoid them at all costs....wait, maybe they are the ones writing the malware? Hmmmmm

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  • 3.0 stars

    "fine for virus but too many ads"

    May 7, 2017  |   By moira222

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 17.3.2291

    Pros

    I've had avast for several years now. I've not had any problems with viruses nor malware, so the product is great for that. I have it on several computers too, again, the anti virus performs as expected.

    Cons

    The program CONSTANTLY pushes you to purchase more and more add ons. It is amazingly annoying and distracting to see a window pop up leading you to believe there is a problem. If you choose to resolve the issue, 99% of the time, a window opens up telling you to buy an upgrade to fix the issues. I get when this happens for free software, but I paid for mine. 2017 is much worse than previous years. it will be my last renewal.

    Summary

    There are a lot of reliable anti-virus/anti-malware programs out there. Find one with less self-promoting adds.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Avast Free Antivirus; not really "Free"."

    April 13, 2017  |   By nakamuradavid

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 17.3.2291

    Pros

    Supposedly Free

    Cons

    After Running Avast Free Antivirus you will notice those "other" (necessary functions) things that you must "Upgrade" (Pay) to use.

    Summary

    Avast needs to change the name to Avast NOT Free Antivirus

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