When it comes to protecting your Windows 8 or Windows 10 devices against viruses, threats, and malware you might want to consider AVG Antivirus Free which provides safety and also a Smart prevention technology that would stop you from accessing infected websites and much more. Check out the newest version of the AVG Antivirus and also let’s have a closer look on the features included in AVG free version.
AVG has come a long way and continues to improve by providing one of the most effective assistance against viruses and threats. With 2015 they have improved their core engine and its accuracy, detecting and removing viruses, blocking infected links as you browse but also you will notice the Windows 8, 10 like design available in the new version of this app.
AVG Antivirus Free 2015 will provide you with a great deal of protection for free. Has a user friendly interface and it’s constantly being highly recommended and reviewed by Windows users as “something you might want to have in your corner”.
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The AVG Antivirus Free 2015 and also AVG Internet Security 2015 include the following features:
- “Protection”: this part is about stopping the viruses before getting to your system, checking your files and links before you click on them. Also in this feature you have the following options:
Antivirus: this will protect your operating system from viruses, worms, Trojans and also it prevents them from accessing system files and folders that might cause your Windows system to malfunction.
Anti Malware (AVG Resident Shield) : provides security against malware attacks.AVG Email Scanner: protecting and detecting infected attachments and is also compatible with Microsoft Outlook 2010.
AVG Anti-Rootkit: this will help detect and also prevent the download of rootkits by following a predefined algorithm.
AVG Protective Cloud Technology: this feature will identify and prevent threats with automatic updates to your software.
AVG LinkScanner Surf-Shield : Seeking every web page you access with a smart prevention technology stopping you from clicking on infected sites.
AVG Social Network Protection: Verifies the links you share on social networks as Facebook, Twitter and many others thus keeping you protected at all times.
- “Free Mobile Protection Included”: this part will establish an essential protection for your Android device.
AVG Mobilation Antivirus Free for Android : Protection against viruses and malware when you make calls, send and receive SMS, download apps, music, videos, surfing the web always in a secure way. It also helps you keep your Smartphone safe from apps that might slow your device and locate it in case of losing it or if it’s stolen via satellite technology securing your data by locking the device or wiping it completely.
- “Privacy”: Will let you know who is tracking your date or identity by using the following.
AVG Do Not Track: all the websites that are collecting data are showed to you and also as another good feature is AVG Security Toolbar plug-in that will support Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
AVG Identity: this is a protection feature that prevents stealing your personal data and securing your personal information.
Anti-Spyware: keeps your identity safe from Adware and Spyware.
AVG WiFi Guard : keeps you away from unwanted WiFi networks that might be a potential threat.
- “Leave no trace of your deleted files” : when you delete files it will go directly through a File Shredder that will make them unable to be accessed or recovered.
- “Performance” : we all want an antivirus that will not slow our system down so AVG will offer just that by having implemented a few critical features.
AVG Turbo Scan: a fast and smart scan by checking first your last saved files on memory.
Game Mode: preventing lags or freezes while you play and protecting your games awards as well from hackers.
AVG Smart Scanner: this feature will scan your PC while you idle and immediately goes to low priority when you use your mouse or keyboard.
- “Support” : Offers you AVG Free Support with a team available at any given time with no charge whatsoever.
- “Intuitive Advice and Alerts” : Giving comprehensive support in your future problems and an easy way to deal with them. AVG has Auto-Update so you will always be protected and secured.
AVG AntiVirus Free 2016 16.0.7294
This version has been released in the beginning of December, 2015, but a changelog has not been made available for this version. However, according to feedback coming from users, it seems that there have been released a couple of fixes to take care of many annoying bugs.
AVG 2018 and 2019 [update]
AVG 2018 was a powerful release and had some cool features as Ransomware protection which helps you keeping your files safe by encryption. Another great feature is Webcam Protection which keeps you safe from while browsing. For more information about all the features AVG2018 includes, we suggest you check the feature list from the official AVG webpage.
AVG 2019 is still in making process. The last year, we have managed to have the freshest information and include AVG in our Best 2018 AV list. For AVG 2019, we are waiting for information from the developers and will update our best 2019 Antivirus list as soon as possible. Keep an eye on it and you will get the freshest antivirus at a great price.
Note: for free versions you will have to search on AVG’s official website.
AVG can offer you a paid version that has a free 30-days trial
Online Shield: this feature will keep you away from damaging downloads, Data Safe, Anti-Spam so you are safe from spams and scams and you’re buying and ordering online is protected from hackers.
You can download AVG Antivirus Free 2015 by clicking on the link posted below and you will get this application up and running in just a few minutes after the installation is completed.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in December 2014 and has been since revamped and updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.