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Internet Security - 3PC-1Yr [Download] [OLD VERSION]

by AVG USA Technologies Inc. Digital Download
Windows Vista / 7 / XP
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Price: $49.99
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Download size:
113 MB
Download time:
1 - 10 minutes on broadband, 5 hours on dial-up
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Product Features

  • Multiple layers of protection for complete security featuring AVG Identity Protection and LinkScanner to keep you safe online – all the time
  • Unlimited automatic updates and version upgrades for the life of your license
  • With AVG Internet Security, you can bank and shop online without fear of identity theft; stay safe from dangerous websites when you surf the web; exchange files over IM safe from the risk of virus infection
  • Stop scammers and spammers from clogging your email, block known and unknown threats round the clock - automatically, focus on what you want to do on your PC – while we take care of your security
  • 80 million people trust us to keep them safe online – and so can you

System Requirements

  • Platform:   Windows Vista / 7 / XP
  • Media: Software Download

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Product Details

  • Downloading: Currently, this item is available only to customers located in the United States and who have a U.S. billing address.
  • Note: Gifting is not available for this item.
  • Date first available at November 17, 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,617 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)
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Product Description

We know you want to focus on what’s important to you when you’re online, not worry about security all the time. We take care of your security for you. AVG’s unique Identity Protection is the world’s smartest ID theft protection, stopping thieves before they can access your passwords, account information, and credit card numbers. AVG’s patent-pending LinkScanner is the first technology to check websites and search results when you’re about to click that link. AVG’s new scanning system only scans files changed since the last scan, so it won’t slow down your system. Our redesigned firewall keeps hackers out of your computer but doesn’t get in your way and high-speed spam and scam detection cleans your inbox without holding up the mail. While you’re surfing and searching the web, Identity Protection keeps your private information safe from known and unknown threats. LinkScanner SurfShield ensures every website you visit is safe – even before you go there while LinkScanner SearchShield gives safety ratings to all your Google, MSN and Yahoo search results. Enhanced Firewall prevents hackers from seeing inside your computer and LIVE Research checks to make sure web pages really are what they appear to be. While you’re emailing, IMing or on your social networks WebShield lets you download and exchange files without risking virus infections. Email Scanner keeps viruses and phishers out of your inbox and Anti-spam blocks spammers and scammers from clogging your system. Whether you’re online or offline Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware makes sure you can’t get or spread a virus. Anti-Rootkit ensures even the toughest and most sophisticated threats are kept out. Game mode keeps you safe and doesn’t interrupt you while you’re playing. System tools optionally customize how Internet Security works with your system and Update Manager guarantees you’re always safe from the latest threats – automatically. 2009 Global Product Excellence Award – Security Solution for Consumers

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice, and cheap July 16, 2010
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Works pretty well without impacting performance, and best of all, it's the only AV I've found so far that works with 64-bit Windows XP.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job March 19, 2011
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The trick of any anti virus product is meeting in the middle of the road between maximum protection on one side and maximum system performance on the other. Balancing between these two is a difficult task for any manufacturer, and AVG seems to be doing a fairish job after 18 months on the job here.

I am running a small home network of between 6-8 systems at any given time, and AVG IS has been installed on 3 of them for the last year and a half. The flexibility and ease of scheduling updates of AV definitions and scans during off peak hours appeals to me greatly so as to minimize the impact on network and system performance. This keeps the solution nearly transparent which is what is to be striven for with any AV product.

Having a look at the log file at the junk that has been captured always brings a smile to my face as well.

Being warned ahead of time by the link scanner of malicious websites is great for less experienced users, as it helps prevents drive-by script attacks from being launched in the first place.

All in all, until I hear of something much easier to set and forget, I'll keep buying and installing it on new builds for some to come. Highly recommended.
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2 of 10 people found the following review helpful
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Of course AVG is known for their free software anti-virus people can download. This software however must be paid for. At $40 it is no bargain either. One could buy from companies like Norton, McAfee, or Trend Micro for less. These are all established players in the anti-virus game unlike AVG--which is known as the free anti-virus company.
I had a problem with the install of my product and the support was frankly a joke. It said I could pay for support, for my brand-new program. Thanks AVG for throwing me under the bus. Pay for support for your product which is brand new? I could buy a legitimate product from any of the known companies above and have free support which doesn't consist of playing email tag with someone from India.
This thing is going right back for a return. I am going back with Trend Micro where I get free support and get to speak with a live human being. Until AVG gets real customer support it will only be good for free software downwloads! The safest thing you can do is not buy this software.
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0 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars No Support! April 4, 2010
By Bigmac
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I bought this product after reading about AVG and its glowing reviews. However, I had a problem with the install on my second computer. The firewall simply would not install. I tried the online fixes at AVG's Website but none of them worked.

I had to email "customer support," since apparently AVG is too cheap to provide a phone number. Someone named Lakshmi, I am sure from India, emailed me back but his fix did not work.

I would recommend Trend Micro over this want-to-be anti-virus. Trend has toll-free technical support and you get to speak with a live body, instead of being hung out to dry with second-rate support from India!
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