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AVG Anti-Virus Free 2011

AVG Free might've flagged just a little in the past few years, but it's back with a shorter install, better usability, and faster scans.

By Jun. 6, 2012

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 provides adequate protection, but the program itself could use some work in telling the user what's going on.

By Aug. 7, 2008

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 7, 2008

MSRP: $69.95

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AVG Anti-Virus 7.5 Professional Single Edition

AVG Anti-Virus 7.5 Professional Single Edition is a pretty good, no-frills virus scanner. But you'll need to purchase antispyware software for complete malware protection.

By Nov. 16, 2006

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 16, 2006

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Former Mozilla CEO to head security-software maker AVG

Gary Kovacs gets the nod to guide AVG, where he'll be forced to contend with problems not unlike those he faced at Mozilla.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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Grisoft AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Professional Single Edition

AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Professional Single Edition is a solid, no-frills virus scanner. But you'll need to purchase antispyware software and a firewall for complete protection.

By Apr. 6, 2006

2.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 6, 2006

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Microsoft anti-virus fails security check, vows to do better

Microsoft's free anti-virus software, Security Essentials, has failed examinations conducted by AV-Test, for the second time in a row.

By Jan. 17, 2013

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AVG Antivirus 8

AVG Anti-Virus 8 is solid at finding and removing viruses and spyware as well as blocking Web threats, but could be lighter on system resources and provide more technical support options.

By Mar. 11, 2008

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 11, 2008

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AVG Internet Security 8.0

AVG Internet Security 8.0 provides strong protection against malicious Web sites, but its full-system scans sometimes tax system resources and produce false positives.

By Mar. 4, 2008

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 4, 2008

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Quick Tips: Schedule AVG Anti-Virus scans

Don't cancel your virus scans because they're inconvenient. Reschedule them!

Jun. 7, 2012

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Windows Phone Marketplace boots AVG app

After two researchers assert that AVG's antivirus software for Windows Phone is "scareware," Microsoft removes the app from its marketplace.

By Sep. 9, 2011