AVG ANTIVIRUS FREE

Defend your PC against cyberthreats with our award-winning, free antivirus

Download AVG AntiVirus Free for real-time protection against viruses, infected emails, and scam websites plus more.

2023
Malware Protection

2023
Home Users Protection

Also available for Mac, Android, and iOS

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

Award-winning virus protection for your PC

 Malware protection

Malware protection

Forget viruses and spyware. We stop them with 6 layers of protection.

Email Shield

Email Shield

Be alerted to infected emails or attachments long before you click on them.

Real-time updates

Real-time updates

We push the latest version of our antivirus to you as soon as it’s available.

Phishing protection

Phishing protection

Avoid scam web pages and infected links associated with malware and phishing.

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Simple. Strong. Secure

Stop viruses and other malware before they do damage, with AVG’s free computer virus protection software. AVG’s interfaces and tools are also clear and easy-to-use, so you’ll never waste any time navigating confusing menus.

NEW!
  • Firewall

    Stop malicious, unauthorized traffic, like malware and hacking attempts from accessing your PC’s network system.

  • HackCheck

    Get an immediate alert if your email has been compromised in a hack, and expert advice on what to do to remedy the situation and protect yourself.

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AVG Internet Security

Upgrade to advanced antivirus software: AVG Internet Security

Enhanced anti-ransomware

Enhanced anti-ransomware

Don’t let cybercriminals hold your most sensitive files to ransom.

Webcam protection

Webcam protection

Prevent online snoops from watching you or your family via your webcam.

Intelligent firewall

Intelligent firewall

Keep hackers away with an enhanced firewall.

Anti-hacker security

Anti-hacker security

Block criminals from hijacking your PC and controlling it remotely.

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World-class PC security software

World-class PC 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.

2023
Home Users Protection

2023
Malware Protection

2022
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 downloaded, 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 11, 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 makes AVG AntiVirus FREE one of the best free antivirus software options?

There are various options open to users who want to download the best free antivirus software. AVG has been protecting users for more than 30 years and offers a free download of antivirus software for PC, Mac, Android, and iPhone/iPad. AVG also offers free protection against spyware as well as free protection against Trojan horse malware.

How does AVG AntiVirus FREE protect against viruses and other threats?

New threats are always emerging, but AVG’s free virus protection keeps you safe. AVG even offers protection against spyware, webcam threats, ransomware, rootkits, hackers, and more. While built-in PC protection like Windows Defender might stop some of the threats you’ll face, it’s crucial to have antivirus software like AVG’s to make sure you don’t leave yourself vulnerable to more sophisticated threats.

Why does my PC need antivirus software?

You need antivirus software if you want to protect your PC against viruses, malware, ransomware, and the variety of other online threats out there.

Windows Defender will guard against standard types of malware, but it won’t match the comprehensive security you’ll get with a powerful, third-party antivirus solution like AVG AntiVirus FREE for PC. Now known as Microsoft Defender, Windows Defender doesn’t offer enough protection against phishing attacks on all browsers, nor does it perform quite as highly as AVG AntiVirus FREE in leading independent tests.

How will AVG AntiVirus FREE affect my computer's performance?

It's very simple to download and run a free virus scan to check for viruses and other malware on your computer. AVG offers a free virus scanner and malware removal tool which takes seconds to install. All you have to do is:

  • Click download to download the installer file
  • Click on the downloaded installer file
  • Follow the simple instructions to complete the installation of your free AVG virus scan tool

What is a computer virus?

You can check out our guide for how to manually get rid of viruses from your computer, or you can download a great virus removal tool like AVG AntiVirus FREE and start protecting your PC in real time today. Whether you're working on a Windows 10 desktop device or laptop, AVG AntiVirus FREE automatically detects and blocks incoming viruses and other malware while scanning and removing any existing malware.

How do I get rid of a virus?

A computer virus is a type of malware that infects your computer often through malicious downloads or deceptive links. Viruses are designed to spread themselves across files and programs as well as across networks to other devices. Indications that you may have a virus on your computer include slowdowns, invasive pop-ups, crashes, and other issues.

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