AVG is a powerful program with a wide range of features, excellent security against malware and excellent performance in countless tests. The free version has couple of drawbacks, while the premium version includes additional features, including the device optimization tool and VPN.
The malware scan of the software employs machine learning and heuristics in order to identify and eliminate any potential threat, including trojans rootkits, trojans and Cryptojackers. It also protects against ransomware, phishing attacks and suspicious websites by blocking downloads. AVG’s smart scanners are swift and comprehensive. They show a list of “advanced problems” that you can fix now, like sensitive items that require password protection, a weak firewall, or a camera that isn’t protected. It’s more aggressive than the other top-quality antivirus software in this respect, and it will prompt you to purchase its paid flavor if you click on any of these issues.
The AV-Test results are generally high It was able to detect and protected against 100% of the malware during the March and April 2022 tests. Its ability to detect zero-day attacks is lower than some of the top-rated products I’ve tested. And it can slow down the system.
The free version comes with security for email and websites and identity theft monitoring for passwords leaked to the public, photo vaulting, and AVG Cleaner, which helps speed up your device by deleting junk data. The premium version comes with webcam security and protection against ransomware and secure banking and firewall. It also adds a performance tuneup that speeds up your PC and extends battery lifespan, and it comes with a VPN to keep you private online.