AVG Antivirus 2013, Softcold - Anti-Virus Guard (AVG) is a family of anti-virus and Internet security software for the Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD computingplatforms, developed by AVG Technologies, a publicly traded Czech company formerly known as Grisoft.
The advantage of this Antivirus is that it can scanning links that can protect your computer while browsing or surfing in cyberspace, and this Antivirus can also be counted on to keep your computer from malicious programs such as viruses, malware, trojans and other relatives.
AVG's updates for 2013 look to the future while struggling to overcome the problems of the past. There's a new interface optimized for Windows 8 that really does make the suite easier to use, and the suite once again tackles its lengthy installation procedure. However, one of the best new features in AVG was actually introduced as a midyear update during 2012.
AVG Antivirus 2013 offers 2 types of installations namely Custom and Express install. Express method is default one which installs AVG Security toolbar which in turn makes AVG Secure Search as default search engine for IE, Firefox & Chrome browsers.
Our most fully featured Free product ever, AVG AntiVirus Free 2013 delivers security features usually only found in paid-for products, and that's not all.
This Antivirus software should never get in your way, so AVG has been added for smart performance technology that reduces scan times and keeps gaming without annoying lags and freezes caused by scheduled updates and scans.
AVG AntiVirus Free 2013 also goes beyond detecting and removing viruses on your PC. Its 'AVG Do Not Track' feature gives you control over which websites can collect and use your data (available if you take AVG Security Toolbar as part of your installation). This feature joins Anti-Spyware and WiFi hacker-defeating technology to deliver powerful personal protection at home or on the move.
Also new for the 2013 edition is AVG's Easy Interface, which makes managing your protection as simple as possible.Features :
AVG features most of the common functions available in modern anti-virus and Internet security programs, including periodic scans, scans of sent and received emails (including adding footers to the emails indicating this), the ability to "repair" some virus-infected files, and a quarantine area: "virus vault/chest" in which infected files are held.
A handy & clear (if somewhat misleading) feature / product comparison table is at Free vs Paid.
- 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.
- Automatic update functionality.
- AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files.
The main components of AVG Anti-Virus 2013System Requirements :
- Malware protection
- Internet security
- Identity Theft Protection
- Additional components
- Intel Pentium 1.8 GHz or equivalent processor.
- 512 MB RAM.
- Minimum 550 MB free hard disk space.
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