AVG Anti-Virus FREE Edition is the well-known anti-virus protection tool. AVG Anti-Virus 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 the product, thereby providing the high-level of detection capability that millions of users around the world trust to protect their computers. AVG Anti-Virus FREE is easy-to-use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements).
New features in version 2013:
- Improved scanning using enhanced scanning algorithms for faster scanning.
- Refined threshold for browser memory consumption.
- Boot accelerator optimizes time needed for boot up.
- Fresh and new user interface for easier navigation and better user experience.
- AVG 2013 is fully compatible with Windows 8.
Fixes & improvements:
- Anti-Rootkit: Improved reporting of corrupted sections.
- DNT: Fixed crash in urlmon.dll in Windows 8.
- General: Alert Manager component has been removed.
- General: Update selection dialog has been removed.
- Outlook Addin: Fixed possible freeze and compatibility issue with Kerio Outlook Connector.
- Safe Surf: Fixed issue with upload speed while Safe Surf is running.
- Safe Surf: Fixed issue with occasional crash when analyzing *.swf content.
- Scheduler: Only one scheduled scan can be running at the same time.
- Setup: Driver installation logging has been extended to provide enhanced information.
- Setup: Search Shield component will not be installed by default, but only after having been selected for installation.
- Update: Fixed problem with rollback of failed update.