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AVG AntiVirus Free

Enjoy a lifetime of powerful & essential free antivirus protection.

6 Layers of <span>security</span>

6 Layers of security

30+ years <span>experience</span>

30+ years experience

160+ awards & <span>accolades</span>

160+ awards & accolades

8 tools and <span>features</span>

8 tools and features

Also available for Mac, Android, and iOS

2020
Top Rated product

Built to protect your PC, and your online life

 Malware protection

Malware protection

Stops viruses, spyware, and malware with six powerful layers of protection

Email Shield

Email Shield

Blocks dangerous email attachments and phishing links that could steal your data

Real-time updates

Real-time updates

Updates in real-time with the world’s largest virus database for 0-day protection

Phishing protection

Phishing protection

Blocks unsafe links and webpages that could lead to malware or scams

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Simple. Strong. Secure

AVG AntiVirus is essential security software that empowers you to enjoy the internet fearlessly. Catch malware before it has the chance to harm your PC with 24/7 scans. An easy-to-use interface means you won’t waste time navigating confusing menus. And 30+ years of experience and over 160 accolades assure you we know how to keep you safe.

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AVG Internet Security

Get improved protection for
improved peace of mind

Enhanced anti-ransomware

Enhanced anti-ransomware

Give your most important files extra protection

Webcam protection

Webcam protection

Prevent spies from watching you via webcam

Improved firewall

Improved firewall

Keep hackers away with an enhanced firewall

Anti-hacker security

Anti-hacker security

Block criminals from trying to remotely hijack your PC

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World-class security software

World-class security software

We’ve added 25 new accolades in the past two years to the hundreds we have won since we started in 1991. Our top marks means you know you’re in good hands.

2020
Top Rated product

2020
Top Rated product

2020
Top Rated product

Trusted by experts, enjoyed by consumers

Each month, we stop over 1.5 billion cyberattacks all around the globe thanks to an unrivaled threat detection network, which is why professionals and amateurs alike love our free and paid antivirus protection.

How to install

  • First, download the installation wizard using the button at the top of the page.
  • Once it’s installed, double-click the installation wizard to run it.
  • Follow on-screen application instructions.
  • You’re done! Run your first scan and start securing your PC today.

For more detailed instructions, please go to our installation support page.

Usage

For personal and family use only. Not for business or commercial use.

System requirements

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Windows 10, 8, and 7
(Windows XP can be found here)

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MacOS 10.10 (Mavericks)
or above

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Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
or above

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iOS 10.0 or above

Languages

For Windows: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, and Turkish.

For Mac: English only.

For Android: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

For iOS: Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

You may still be wondering…

What is a computer virus?

A computer virus is a kind of malware that gets into your computer, often through infected downloads or deceptive links. It’s designed to spread itself across many files, programs, and devices. Indications you may have a virus include slowdowns, invasive popups, crashes, and more.

How do I get rid of a virus?

You can check out our guide for how to remove a virus manually, or you can download a great virus removal tool like AVG AntiVirus FREE and start protecting your PC in real time today. With one click, it performs an online scan to rid your PC of viruses.

What makes AVG one of the best free antiviruses?

The cybersecurity industry has confirmed through rigorous testing that AVG is one of the best antiviruses on the market. Among other awards, AVG has won many AV-Comparatives tests, including the best in malware protection and performance in 2020, and the top rating in 2019 for AVG AntiVirus FREE.

Does AVG AntiVirus FREE only protect against computer viruses?

No. AVG AntiVirus FREE also protects you against many other types of malware, including: spyware, ransomware, trojans, and adware.

Will AVG AntiVirus FREE slow down my computer?

No. AVG AntiVirus FREE is super lightweight software that won’t affect your PC’s performance or speed. If you would like an even faster system, you can take some steps to manually speed up your PC. Plus, we’ve got another tool that will easily speed up and clean up your whole system.

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