What is AVG Free Antivirus ?
AVG Free Antivirus is the perfect protection for everyday web surfers who need to use their PCs exclusively thereby putting themselves into hidden threats and lurking dangers from malicious content. Its online protection combined with the offline protection safeguards your system from inadvertent entry of harmful content. AVGâ€™s powerful Link Scanner unearths the most advanced threats which sometimes disappear in 24 hours and effectively blocks them before any damage can be done to your important data.
AVG Free as the name suggests, is a free antivirus program which combines virus scanning, e-mail scanning, LinkScanner and an antimalware engine, all in one application. AVG Free antivirus released withÂ new easy to use features and improved interface which minimizes the scan period and gives you comprehensive protection. An added feature is the Identity Theft Recovery Unit which prevents theft of identity by unidentified stalkers.
AVG Antivirus Free is primarily targeted to help home users from all sorts of virus threats, malware and spyware. The detection capability is surprisingly high with added anti-phishing detection techniques. This feature actually determines very accurately whether or not a web page is hosting a phishing attack. AVG Free comes with a basic anti-root kit protection to ensure protection against malicious and cleverly hidden threats. AVG Free is fully compatible with all versions of Windows operating system, including Vista and Windows 7.
AVG Free Antivirus Key FeaturesÂ :
- Free antivirus and antimalware program
- Enhanced and easy to use interface
- LinkScanner for web links
- Basic anti-root kit protection
- Identity theft recovery unit
- Anti-phishing detection
- Speedy detection with minimal scan period