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AVG Antivirus Review

AVG antivirus is a tool which protects against viruses ransomware and other threats. It also scans websites and detects links that may be harmful. It’s available on PCs and Macs as well as an app for mobile Android and iOS devices.

The antivirus software for free offers most of the features you expect from a modern virus scanner, such as real-time protection that checks received and sent emails as well as directories and files for potential malicious code and quarantines any infected files. It includes an advanced firewall that is more powerful than free alternatives and allows you to specify and manage rules for specific applications. It distinguishes between public and private networks to apply a different degree of security. It offers a range of advanced alerts, such as data leak protection port scan alerts, data leak protection and ARM spoofing warnings.

AVG’s performance tuneup tools will aid in speeding up your computer and clear out junk files and extend battery life. It also allows you to update your software to ensure they are not outdated and vulnerable. The premium editions of AVG antivirus include additional features, such as secure banking or a VPN that encrypts internet browsing.

AVG’s interface has a clean design, with recognizable thumbnails and headings that provide an overview of the threats the software is protecting you against. It’s easy to run the basic check or perform a more thorough one. However, accessing other options requires navigating through an ambiguous menu system. It’s also a pity that AVG doesn’t have a pop over here tech phone support line that is common among competing suites.