Security

The Ultimate Guide to Mac Security 2018

Learn how to protect all your macOS computers from viruses, thieves, and snoops with these essential safety tips. Password-protect your Mac and documents for privacy, avoid unsafe websites, secure your webcam, back up your files, find a stolen Mac, encrypt your Wi-Fi connection, and more.

How to protect your private documents with Sensitive Data Shield

Protect your private Word docs, PDFs, and other documents with AVG's newest privacy feature.

How to Hide Your IP Address

With governments and businesses snooping more than ever, find out why you might want to hide your IP address, and which method you should choose: a proxy server, a VPN or Tor.

What is a Botnet? | How to Detect & Prevent

Zombies are real, and your computer might be one! Learn everything you’d ever want to know about botnets, including how to keep out of one. This comprehensive guide will also teach you about historical botnets, how they’re put together, and the sort of damage they can do to the unprepared.

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Performance

Why your phone gets hot and how to fix it

Worried your phone is getting too hot? Find out the possible causes of overheating and learn how to fix them — whether you use an iPhone or Android.

Should you shut down, sleep or hibernate your PC or Mac laptop?

Don’t know when to shut down, sleep or hibernate your PC or Mac laptop? Does putting your computer to sleep damage it? We cover all the pros and cons of the different ways you can give your laptop a well-deserved rest, and show you when to choose one option over the others.

How To Get Rid Of Unnecessary Apps on Your PC

Bloatware, junkware, or apps you've just plain forgotten about: we show you in simple steps how to free your PC from all that gunk to rescue disk space, speed up boot-times and just generally get a smoother ride.

Boost Your Gaming PC - GPU Overclock & FPS Boost Tweaks

A fast PC or laptop is essential for gaming. AVG's handy tips will help you with overclocking your graphics card, improving frames per second and more.

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