AVG Antivirus Review
AVG is a popular antivirus program in the world. It is a free program that is as effective as other antivirus software. It’s simple to install and use, and its interface is functional and not flashy.
The suite comes with many features that safeguard you from cyber-attacks and malware, but the majority of them are only available if you upgrade to the premium edition. AVG’s Support Center can be accessed directly from the software. It features forums, a how-to section, community advice and an online ticket submission. There’s also a phone number for premium users however it’s only available during business hours.
The malware scanner utilizes machine learning and heuristic analysis to identify threats that might slip through traditional signature-based detection systems. It can detect rootkits worms, trojans and other sophisticated malware that may be missed by other scanners. It offers an auto-scan feature that runs automatically and a speedy scan that skips over files AVG knows are safe and a deep scan that’s designed to take longer, but give you more protection.
AVG’s antiphishing technology is very effective. It also comes with firewalls that can be set up in order to block certain ports or applications. It also includes an optimization tool for devices that can remove unused apps and speed up the PC. It also has an image vault that can store passwords. The anti-theft tools are more sophisticated than those of its competitors which allow users to track remotely the stolen or lost device through GPS. You can also remotely lock or wipe data and set up a siren in the event that you suspect that someone has stolen the device.