AVG Antivirus Package Features
AVG Antivirus offers a wide range of products, however the most basic and simplest option still delivers a powerful line of defense against anyone trying to gain unwarranted access to your computer and information. With assets like renowned antivirus scanning and quarantine software to web-monitoring to malware protection, you can feel confident when browsing the web knowing you are fully covered from multiple cyber security threats. Lightweight yet powerful, AVG maximizes efficiency and protection so you can spend less time in the settings menu tweaking things to perfection, and more time using your computer.
With this basic but powerful package, you will be able to thwart threats from any virus, malware, spyware, or trojan viruses that might cripple your computer’s performance or compromise your data. The antivirus software will scan your PC for harmful files, notify you of the files present, and quarantine and fix issues with a simple click of the mouse. AVG has a massive database of known viruses and malware, and also leverages artificial intelligence to learn patterns and behaviors of new threats. So, when a zero-day threat emerges, your machine will be ready. With an easy-to-use user interface, you can quickly navigate to all functions and additional features included.
Just because you have emptied your recycle bin does not necessarily mean that file is done forever. With AVG’s File Deletion, you can permanently delete files from your computer that cannot even be recovered by recovery software.
Perhaps the subtlest benefit, however one of the most important feature of this product is the performance impact. You can easily scan while using other programs, maximizing efficiency and computer usage. You’ll also get simplified and streamlined control of your security online and through the program itself. Ultimately, this means less time spent on locating and fixing the issue and more time doing what you need to do. AVG even has Fix Performance feature that optimizes security options such as deleting junk files and managing scheduled scans to be as least taxing to your machine as possible. When tested, AVG had one of the smallest impacts on performance while actively searching for threats. No more slowed down performance when a scheduled maintenance scan pops-up. Updates are automatically managed, connecting to AVG and evolving to the latest versions whenever you connect to the internet.
AVG offers browser independent link monitoring, that will block and limit file or cookie sharing with websites containing malware or is known to be a phishing website in AVG’s database. No longer will those suspicious links you might accidentally click on be detrimental to your computer.
You will have access to a privacy protection services that screens social media posts that could be malicious to your computer or identity. An email scanning feature is included as well that scans incoming and outgoing files for viruses and malware. It offers support for many email clients such as Outlook and Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Opera Mail. Lastly, an encryption tool is available that will encrypt files and stores them on an encrypted file safe from outside attackers.
Of course, if you ever run into any unforeseen issues, AVG offers its own technical support to assist you with any troubleshooting needs you might have, all a click or simple phone call away.