AVG is a dependable tool with a variety of features, good security against malware, and a solid performance in countless tests. The free version has a few drawbacks, and the premium version includes additional features such as an optimization tool for devices and VPN.
The malware scanner software utilizes machine learning and heuristic analysis to find and eliminate any threats, including trojans, cryptojackers and rootkits. It also shields you from threats like phishing attacks, ransomware and malicious websites by blocking downloads. AVG’s smart scanners are quick and comprehensive. They highlight a variety of «advanced problems» that you can solve immediately, including items that require password protection, a vulnerable firewall, or a webcam that is not protected. It’s more aggressive than other high-quality antivirus software in this regard. If you click on any of these issues, it’ll suggest you to buy the paid version.
The AV-Test results are generally high It was able to detect and protected itself against all malware in its March and April 2022 tests. Its performance in detecting zero-day attacks is lower than some of the top-rated programs I’ve tested. And it can slow down the system.
The free version includes email and web security identity theft monitoring, password leaks, and photo vaults, and the free AVG Cleaner utility assists in speeding up devices by deleting junk files. The premium version adds webcam security and ransomware protection and secure banking and firewall. It also comes with the performance tuneup which improves the performance of your PC and extends battery lifespan, and it also includes a VPN to keep you private online.