FREE Antivirus Software : AVG
AVG Free Edition by Grisoft is Vb100
and ICSA certified. This means AVG
will detect 100% of all known viruses. AVG provides both file and email protection that works with
any POP3/IMAP4 email client, including Outlook and Outlook Express.
AVG Free Edition is free of charge for private, non-commercial, single home computer use. Download
the 7.3 MB application from
Grisoft AVG Free. After you install the
program, the First Run Wizard guides you through the following steps;
Perform AVG Free update
Create a rescue disk
Setup personal email scanner
Scan your computer for viruses
Register AVG Free
The registration agreement states "The user's personal data ... will be 'processed' for
Grisoft's marketing and trade purposes including deleivery of commercial announcements."
After registering you will Free Virus Database Updates. AVG Free does not come with
free technical support, the only support you can receive is through their forum.
AVG Free cannot be installed on a server, such as Windows Server 2003, nor can it be
used for scanning of network drives. Grisoft's AVG Full Edition comes with Free, 24/7
e-mail technical support. You can download a 30 day trial version of the Full Edition.