AVG Free Edition description
A free antivirus tool for protection against computer viruses
AVG Free Edition is the well-known anti-virus protection tool. AVG Free is available free-of-charge to home users for the life of the product!
Rapid virus database updates are available for the lifetime of AVG Free Edition, providing a high-level of detection capability that millions of users around the world trust to protect their PCs. AVG Free is easy-to-use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements).
Here are some key features of “AVG Free Edition”:
· Automatic update functionality
· The AVG Resident Shield, which provides real-time protection as files are opened and programs are run
· The AVG E-mail Scanner, which protects your e-mail
· The AVG On-Demand Scanner, which allows the user to perform scheduled and manual tests
· Free Virus Database Updates for the lifetime of the product
· AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files
· Great customer satisfaction!
· Please note that any previous version of AVG Free will be un-installed automatically during the installation of the new AVG Free.
· AVG Free Edition is available free-of-charge to home users! AVG Free Edition is for private, non-commercial, single home computer use only. Use of AVG Free Edition within any organization or for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.
· AVG Free cannot be installed on server operating systems (such as Windows Server 2003), nor can it be used for the scanning of network drives
· Scheduling options in the AVG Free Edition are very limited (only one scheduled update per day, one scheduled scan per day etc.)
· AVG Free Edition does not offer advanced testing options, such as automatic healing, password-protected archives reporting, adjustment of scan process priority and many others.
What’s New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Small improvements in installation process.
· Improvements in Resident Shield scanning.
Fixed Bugs :
· Fixed problem with missing help in Rescue Disk Wizard (Windows 98 and ME only).
· Fixed problem with displaying Resident Shield notification windows in some cases.
· Fixed wrong saving of proxy_host value in advanced AntiSpam settings.
· Fixed problem with default Resident Shield extension list settings after installation.
· Fixed problem with cleaning files with read-only attribute.
Reasons why this program is marked as adware:
· Offers to download or install AVG Security Toolbar that the program does not require to fully function.
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