AVG Anti-Virus 2011 Review
AVG's free antivirus software is one of the most popular around. CNET gives the free antivirus software a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in its AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 review, noting that the security features are solid and its scans are quick.
AVG's free antivirus software is one of the most popular around. CNET gives the free antivirus software a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in its AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 review, noting that the security features are solid and its scans are quick. The paid version is pretty good, too. An AVG Anti-Virus 2011 review by experts at Anivirusware.com commends the program's interface and notes that it scans PCs faster than most competing virus protection programs. On the other hand, the AVG Anti-Virus 2011 review criticizes the program's impact on system performance, which it says slows down operations more than other products do. Users are enthusiastic supporters, and write in AVG Anti-Virus 2011 reviews on Amazon that the program is easy to use and stays out of their way.
The free version of AVG Anti-Virus 2011 is bare-bones, and includes basic antivirus and antispyware protection along with a LinkScanner that gives a safety rating of a Web page before you visit it. The paid version of AVG Anti-Virus 2011 adds an "Online Shield" that scans files before you download them, provides chat protection, and lets you load the software onto two other PCs.
If you're looking for a free alternative to Ad-Aware's free antivirus software, AVG is a good choice. The paid program is also a good product, although complaints of system slowdowns when using it raise a cautionary flag.
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