Award winning protection to meet your basic security needs
It’s always been our philosophy at AVG that everyone has the right to basic computer security at no charge. And our 80 million users think we’re doing a pretty good job. So if you’re planning to spend time online and you regularly exchange files with friends, check us out.
– Surf, and search with confidence, while LinkScanner keeps you safe from harmful sites
– Get online and offline protection from viruses, spyware, and other nasties
– Enjoy consistently high-speed PC performance with our new enhanced virus scanner
– Automatic updates keep your protection current
– Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition may only be used on one computer for personal use.
Here are some key features of “AVG Free Edition”:
· Surfing and searching the web and in your social networks
LinkScanner Active Surf-Shield:
· Ensures every web page you visit is safe – even before you go there.
· Applies safety ratings to your Google, MSN and Yahoo search results.
· Checks to make sure web pages really are what they appear to be.
· Emailing, Instant Messaging and downloading music and files
· Keeps you safe from dangerous attachments and links in your e-mail.
· Whether you’re online or offline Anti-Virus:
· Makes sure you can’t get or spread a virus, worm, or Trojan horse.
· Prevents unauthorized information access by spyware and adware.
Basic Anti-Rootkit protection:
· Ensures basic protection against sophisticated hidden threats.
· Makes sure you’re always safe from the latest threats – automatically.
· Intel Pentium 1.8 GHz processor or faster
· 550 MB free hard drive space (for installation)
· 512 MB RAM
What’s New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Core: Detection of the next modification of Virut has been added.
· Core: Fixed possible false alarm caused by improper parsing of html files.
· Core: Fixed report of broken digital signature on correctly signed files.
· Firewall: Improved AVG Firewall configuration import from version 8.5 to AVG 9.0.
· Firewall: Fixed problem with possible connection hang-ups.
· Firewall: Filtering details in AVG Firewall configuration has human readable names.
· Outlook: Fixed possible crash after clicking on a button in the AntiSpam toolbar.
· Safe Search: Improved blocking of certain types of known malicious web sites.
· Safe Search: Added support for Japanese version of Yahoo!
· Settings Manager: Fixed problem with possible freeze of Settings manager.
· Settings Manager: Fixed problem with downloading installation package through proxy.
· Settings Manager: Fixed problem with parsing cmd line with space characters in Settings manager cmd utility.
· Settings Manager: Added option of saving Resident Shield set…
Reasons why this program is marked as ad-supported:
· Offers to download or install AVG Security Toolbar that the program does not require to fully function.
· Is trying to change your default search engine to Yahoo.