AVG Internet Security 2017

AVG Internet Security 2017

Reviewed by Andrew Black on - Version tested: 2014

"Ultimate online shopping & banking protection"

Overview

Looking for a good Internet Security application to protect your browsing experience? AVG Internet Security is defiantly worth looking into. AVG has had growing popularity since its initial free anti-virus release. Their applications have been known for their cost effective anti-threat software, as well as having a reputation for not hogging all of your systems resources.

AVG Internet Security does well to protect that reputation as it does just what it claims to and without costing you loads of precious system memory and high priced subscriptions. AVG not only offers you peace of mind while surfing the internet, but also when your personal information is involved. It becomes essential to have protection when browsing the web today, with all the banking and shopping done it’s important to protect yourself as well as your computer.

AVG Internet Security offers a wide range of benefits from blocking spyware, social network protection, smart scanning, identity protection, e-mail protection, and even quicker download speeds. The application is also updated frequently to give you the most up-to date protection. AVG also provides support a step further by offering remote-side assistance, where you can have an AVG technician remote into your computer to help fix any issues with the application itself.

AVG is an award winning developer when it comes to internet and virus protection and is a good choice for anyone looking to protect themselves from on-going internet threats out there today.

Installation

Note that if you install AVG Internet Security with the Express Install you will also receive the AVG toolbar, make AVG search your homepage and default search engine. If you do not wish to have this installed make sure to select custom install.

Interface

The application comes with an AVG widget that will hang in the back with your desktop showing you a status of protection, as well as giving you an option to scan and update the application. The main application also sports a nice clean UI with a status of your computer, web browsing, identity, Emails, and Firewall giving you an easy way to check the status of your machine.

Pros

  • Protects your computer from multi online threats
  • Easy to use and update
  • Allows AVG remote support

Cons

  • Nothing to complain here

Alternatives

Other Internet Security applications to check out would be Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security and Kaspersky Internet Security. Both have a well-earned reputation for online protection, but just as AVG Internet Security you're only looking at a free trial, though Trend Micro is offering the most cost effective Internet Security out of the three.

Conclusion

AVG Internet Security offers everything you need when it comes to protecting yourself on the internet today. With all of the attacks and malicious intrusions online today it’s almost mandatory to have some kind of protection when surfing the web. Especially if you’re using Social Network sites, Email, Shopping networks, or online banking you really need to consider protecting yourself. With AVG Internet Security you can rest assure that your internet sessions will be a lot safer in a much more dangerous online environment than ever before.

Requirements: Intel Pentium 1.5 GHz; 512 MB of RAM; 1000 MB disk space

What's new in this version: Added privacy with File Shredder for safe file deletion and Data Safe for documents encryption. Easy access to AVG mobile apps. Improved detection and file reputation.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested AVG Internet Security on 25 Jan 2017 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
AVG Internet Security Antivirus Report

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