AVG AntiVirus FREE 2017 is the free essential protection that detects, blocks and removes viruses and malware – all for free. AVG AntiVirus Free 2017 is available free-of-charge to home users for the life of the product!
Rapid virus database updates are available for the lifetime of the product. In this way it provides the high-level of detection capability that millions of users trust to protect their computers.
AVG AntiVirus Free 2017 is easy-to-use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements).
With AVG Zen included free, you can remotely manage the protection of all your PC and Android devices. Also you can keep track of the security status of any Mac. All from one place. You can also add your family’s devices easily. Moreover, you can extend your full protection features to them for free.
The days of checking up on the security of all your devices one by one are over.
AVG AntiVirus Free 2017 is for private, non-commercial, single home computer use only. The new improved interface is designed to make AVG 2017 the easiest possible protection.
Protection – detects and stops viruses, threats and malware:
- AntiVirus. Helps stop, remove, and prevent the spreading of viruses, worms or trojans.
- AntiMalware (AVG Resident Shield). Protects you from malware on your PC and helps stop anything that’s infected.
- AVG Anti-Rootkit. Detects and removes dangerous rootkits that hide malicious software that seeks to take control of your computer.
- AVG Email Scanner. Detects infected or rogue inbound attachments so they can’t damage your PC. Works as a plug-in for email applications including Microsoft Outlook or as a scanner for POP3, SMTP and IMAP accounts.
- AVG Protective Cloud Technology. Identifies and prevents emerging threats “in the cloud” via automatic updates to your antivirus software.
- AVG Community Protection Network. Instantly converts every new threat encountered by any member of our community into protection for everyone. It adds up to ever-better antivirus protection for the entire AVG community.
- AVG LinkScanner Surf-Shield. Smart prevention technology that stops you hitting infected or criminal sites. Actively checks every web page just before you click and stops you if it detects anything suspicious.
- AVG Social Networking Protection. Checks the links that get exchanged when you’re on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter etc. to help keep you and your friends safe.
Privacy – prevents spying and data theft:
- AVG Do Not Track. Lets you identify which websites are collecting data on your online activities and gives you the choice whether to allow it. Supports Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
- AVG Identity Protection. Not only keeps your personal information safe when you’re busy online, but also stops criminals stealing personal data on your PC.
- Anti-Spyware. Keep your identity safe from the Spyware and Adware that tracks personal information.
- AVG WiFi Guard. Helps you avoid the rogue WiFi access points used by hackers by alerting you when your PC tries to access an unknown WiFi network.
- File Shredder. Deletes data securely using processes that prevent them being accessed or recovered by someone else.
Performance – helps ensure a fast running PC:
- AVG Turbo Scan. Dramatically shortens security-scanning times thanks to a smarter scanning sequence that follows the order in which files are saved to the hard drive.
- Game Mode. Keeps scans and updates at bay whilst you play to avoid lags and freezes. Also safeguards your digital profile from hackers looking to steal and sell your game rewards.
- AVG Smart Scanner. Only scans your PC when you’re not using it. Drops to low priority mode as soon as you move your mouse or hit a key. To keep scan times to a minimum it ignores files it’s already scanned and knows are safe.
- Accelerator. Maximizes connection speeds and the download of binary data to deliver faster, smoother video streaming. Dramatically enhances the experience of YouTube videos.
- AVG Advisor. Responds to performance issues with recommendations on how to speed your browsing. Alerts you to apps that take a lot of bandwidth and memory giving you the option of shutting them down.
- AVG Auto-Fix. Detects and alerts you to any security risk, providing a simple one-click Auto-Fix button. It automatically fixes the problem and resets the system to the best protection mode.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32-bit, 64-bit).
What’s new in AVG Antivirus Free 2017:
- New interface makes it easier than ever to monitor all your layers of protection
- “Scan Computer” now quickly scans for malware, unwanted toolbars and browser extensions, and PC performance problems in a single click
- New “Deep Scan” option lets you specifically target hidden threats with a longer, more intensive scan of your entire computer
- Improved identification of never-before-seen threats by sending potential malware to our servers for deeper analysis
- Now blocks unsafe downloads before they reach your PC (previously a paid feature)
- Now security updates are automatically pushed to your PC in real-time (previously a paid feature)
Size: 277 MB