Protect and secure your Windows 11 PC with AVG AntiVirus FREE

Download free, award-winning antivirus for Windows 11. Install it in seconds to protect your devices in real time against viruses and other malware, and to secure your email accounts against online threats.

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Protect your Windows 11 PC from viruses, malware, ransomware and other threats with an antivirus that won't slow your computer down. Our free antivirus software uses artificial intelligence to keep your Windows 11 PC safe and secure in real time.

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Updates automatically to protect against the newest threats.

Add extra web & email security

Blocks unsafe links, downloads, and email attachments.

Go beyond Windows 11’s built-in antivirus protection

Stop spyware, viruses & other malware

Get alerts about unsafe web links

Automate scans that run quickly & quietly

Use our Windows 11 antivirus for free

Windows 11 has its own built-in security, but that doesn't give your PC the total protection you get with AVG AntiVirus FREE for Windows 11. In fact, in a recent test by AV-Comparatives, AVG AntiVirus FREE blocked 100% of malware threats compared to just 95.6% by Microsoft — meaning your PC is safer and more secure with AVG. Download it FREE now.

We keep you safer 24/7 with our Windows 11 antivirus

Did you know that AVG stopped 327,864,249 attacks on Windows 11 computers between 2021 and 2022? See for yourself how effective our free antivirus for Windows 11 really is.

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We’ve added 25 new awards in the past two years to add to the hundreds we’ve won since we started in 1991.

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Each month, we stop over 1.5 billion cyberattacks all around the globe thanks to an unrivaled threat detection network — just one of the reasons why professionals and everyday users alike love both our free and paid security solutions.

Enhance your security with AVG AntiVirus FREE

AVG AntiVirus FREE gives you the most current protection for your computer. If you already have AVG antivirus for an older version of Windows, just uninstall it and download the new version for Windows 11. It’s compatible with all the latest Windows versions and gives you the up-to-date protection you need.

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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.


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System requirements

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Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7

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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


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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is AVG AntiVirus FREE compatible with Windows 11 OS?

Yes, AVG AntiVirus FREE is fully compatible with Windows 11 OS. Microsoft supports antivirus software on all Windows 11 devices, which makes it easy for you to download a free antivirus and get all the online security you need.

How can AVG AntiVirus FREE improve the security of my Windows 11 PC?

Windows 11 has improved its security features from Windows 10 and other older versions. However, using those security features alone is not enough. Strengthen your online security with AVG AntiVirus FREE. It gives you all the advanced security tools you need to keep your Windows 11 PC safe from viruses, spyware, ransomware, and other malware.

Should I upgrade my PC to Windows 11?

It’s completely safe and free to upgrade to Windows 11. As long as your PC meets Microsoft's minimum system requirements, you’ll be able to access Windows 11 basic security features. With AVG AntiVirus FREE, you can make your PC safer and get extra protection for anything you do online in real time.

Is Windows 11 more secure than Windows 10?

Yes, Windows 11 is more secure than Windows 10. Microsoft added new security features in the Windows Operating System, which you can easily enable at any time.

For full protection against viruses and malware, we recommend combining your Windows 11 security with AVG AntiVirus FREE, which includes advanced features like web and email shields, Wi-Fi security scanners, and more.

How can I further improve the security of my Windows 11 PC?

There are multiple ways to improve the security of your Windows 11 PC. Along with AVG AntiVirus FREE, you can use a AVG Secure VPN to encrypt your connection and hide your online activity whenever you’re shopping, banking, or using public Wi-Fi.

Another tip to prevent any security vulnerabilities is to update your old drivers. We recommend using a AVG Driver Updater to update your drivers and all your PC accessories (such as, speakers, printers, etc). For greater security, protect your personal info against data breaches with AVG BreachGuard, so you can always be a step ahead and keep your personal information safe.