AVG Internet Security is one of the best antiviruses on the market. It's powerful, has lots of features, and has a friendly interface.
A complete antivirus with plenty of features
AVG Internet Security is a powerful antivirus, an essential tool that protects your computer against viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, and other spyware when browsing online or going through email.
The scanning engine is quick and powerful, and updates are performed daily. Scanning speed has been reduced thanks to the priority system that optimizes resource consumption: scans are put on high priority when you're away from your computer, and low priority when you're using it.
With AVG Internet Security, you can also schedule virus scans ahead of time and choose which parts of the system you need to analyze, as well as run separate scans to identify rootkits.
AVG Internet Security includes LinkScanner, which assesses the safety of the websites you visit, as well as links on social networks including Facebook or Twitter.
Gaming mode allows you to turn off updates and/or scheduled scans so that whenever you play a video game, you don't experience any lag or reduction in frame rate.
AVG also protects your privacy by preventing data theft. It analyzes the behavior of installed software and blocks any suspicious activity.
AVG Internet Security also includes File Shredder, a useful tool for permanently deleting files from your computer.
Unlike the free version, AVG Internet Security includes the 'Online Shield, your protection against downloading potentially dangerous files, Data Safe, which encrypts your personal files with a password, and a firewall and anti-spam filter for your email.
A modern style and very user-friendly
AVG Internet Security is very user-friendly, perfect for first time users. More experienced users, on the other hand, will probably want to fully configure the antivirus through its advanced features.
The interface has an elegant design and a modern style reminiscent of Windows 8.
Guaranteed protection for your computer
AVG Internet Security is a high quality antivirus. Its engine is one of the best in the business, up there with Avast! or Avira. Its various tools protect your computer from threats, while its low resource consumption and excellent scanning speed make it extremely practical, especially for people who have an older computer.
Light and powerful
Checks links on social networking sites
A wide range of useful features
Few important new features
"Huge, and a resource hog."
Huge, and a resource hog. AVG seems to assume I've got a lot more memory than I have. (It also installs not one but TWO programs, "AVG" and "AVG Protection" - together half a gig.) It's crippling my small system and I am about to uninstall it.
Laws concerning the use of this software vary from country to country. We do not encourage or condone the use of this program if it is in violation of these laws.
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