AVG AntiVirus Free For Windows (32/64 bit)
Nowadays, as cybernetic attacks are becoming more and more threatening, security should be one of your prime concerns, as there is a broad range of malicious components that can jeopardize your computer's safety.
Fortunately, despite the wide variety of threats, there is an impressive amount of solutions that can help you counter and protect potential attacks. One of them is AVG Free.
This application can be easily deployed to the target computer since there is no complicated configuration required on your side. You simply need to launch the installer and choose between the standard or custom installation modes.
While the former automatically installs certain components and defines the installation path by following default values, the latter enables you to modify the parameters mentioned above and is recommended for experienced users.
After you have successfully installed AVG Antivirus Free, you are prompted with a management tool that lets you handle protection modules from your computer, install other ones and protect more devices by adding them to the list.
Web TuneUp is also deployed alongside the antivirus component. This utility binds to your browser and is designed to work with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It's used to identify malware-ridden web pages, prevent third-party components from tracking your online behavior and cleaning your browser while also serving as a secure search engine.
Launching the antivirus can be done by selecting it from the management utility above. Once you open it, the main window of AVG Antivirus Free will display an overall status of your system, highlighting available modules and allowing you to perform various scans on your PC. Scans cover full system analysis but also more specific areas such as USB/DVD, specific folders or files, performance issues, boot sequence and areas susceptible to infection. Scans can also be scheduled with ease.
This application features computer, web and email protection components, letting you prevent a wider range of potential attacks. Among the threats the computer protection module can prevent, you can find trojans, viruses, spyware, ransomware and rootkits. The web and email protection services help you by blocking links, downloaded content and email attachments that are deemed unsafe.
Whenever users encounter an unidentified threat, AVG Antivirus Free performs a quick analysis, sends collected data to AVG servers where it is analyzed and a cure is deployed without requiring any assistance on your side.
Security updates and new features are also pushed automatically, so you don't have to worry about keeping your program up-to-date.DOWNLOAD NOWTechnical information
- License: Freeware
- Languages: English, Multiple
- Devices: Desktop (PC), Ultrabook, Laptop
- Requirements: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista
- OS Bitness: 32/64 bit