All major security software vendors release a new version of antivirus and Internet security software about two or three months before the commencement of a new year. Over the last few weeks, the final version of 2015 range of many antivirus software have been released for Windows 10 and previous versions.
AVG Antivirus Free 2015, just like many other free antivirus programs out there, offers basic virus protection, meaning the antivirus software is good enough to protect your data and operating system from viruses and spyware but lacks advanced features such as firewall and anti-spam.
AVG 2015 free antivirus
Link protection and file shredder are the two other important features available in the free edition of AVG antivirus 2015. The link protection feature scans web pages, Twitter and Facebook links before you click for any threats. File shredder, as the name implies, helps you security delete files.
Even though the free edition of AVG Antivirus 2015 offers basic protection, the free edition is good enough for users who surf the web smartly without downloading files from untrusted sources.
That said, users who are very serious about security and privacy can opt for AVG Internet Security 2015 to get addition protection features such as online shield, data safe, anti-spam, and enhanced firewall.
And those of you running Windows 10, the free edition of AVG Antivirus now officially supports Windows 10, meaning the latest version of AVG free antivirus can now be used to protect your Windows 10 PC.
And before you download and run the free edition of AVG, let us tell you that it requires about 1300 MB of free disk space for installation, which means some of you might need to free up some disk space before beginning to install this product. However, if you don’t have sufficient free space on your Windows 10 installed drive, you can install AVG on a different drive with sufficient free space by choosing custom install during the product installation.
Another important and annoying thing is that the download button on the official AVG webpage takes you to the CNET page which offers only the web installer of AVG 2015 free, forcing you to run the downloaded web setup file to download the full setup of AVG 2015 free.
If you rather prefer to download the full version of AVG 2015 free, please visit the following page and click on the 32-bit or 64-bit installer to begin downloading the full setup file. Those of you want to know more about all features and options in the free edition of AVG 2015 can download the PDF manual available on the download page.
At any point, to completely remove AVG 2015 from your PC, download and run AVG 2015 Removal Tool. Visit the following link to download AVG free antivirus for Windows 10.