Need free malware protection? AVG AntiVirus FREE is an award-winning anti-malware tool that scans and removes viruses, detects and blocks malware attacks, and fights other online threats, too. Protect your system with our world-class malware scanner and virus checker that’s fast, lightweight, and 100% free.

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Scan and remove malware and viruses the easy way

AVG AntiVirus FREE equips your system with industry-leading malware removal and protection. Get best-in-class cybersecurity, including:

  • Free malware removal and protection
    AVG AntiVirus FREE removes computer viruses and other malware, and keeps you safe against future attacks.
  • Instant virus scans
    Lightning-fast and easy to use, AVG AntiVirus FREE scans and removes malware with just a single click or tap.
  • More than anti-malware
    Viruses and other malware aren’t the only threats on the internet. AVG AntiVirus FREE protects you against unsafe links and attachments, outdated software, and other common risk vectors.
  • 24/7 anti-malware defense
    Our virus scanner runs quietly in the background, detecting and blocking malware at all times, even when you’re not actively using it. And we continuously update AVG AntiVirus FREE to ensure you remain protected against emerging and evolving threats.

Enjoy around-the-clock protection against viruses and other malware with AVG AntiVirus FREE. The best part? It’s absolutely free!

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Praised by the pros

AVG AntiVirus FREE is consistently recognized as a top-tier solution for free malware removal and protection. Download it now and see why AV Comparatives recognized AVG AntiVirus FREE as a Top Product of 2019. We believe we’re the best at keeping people safe — and the experts agree.

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Keeping people safe all over the world

 

AVG AntiVirus FREE is an excellent product that does not slow my machine down. It has never crashed, is simple to update, and, possibly most important, seems to catch 99% of any viruses I come across on the fly.

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AVG Free is easy to download and install. It runs in the background without hogging memory and has blocked and/or removed several items on my PC.

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I cannot rely only on Microsoft's protection, because I have important data on my PC, like accounting information of my company. I also shop online quite often. I am satisfied with AVG.

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Protect your Mac and mobile too

It’s not just PCs that need cybersecurity protection — your Mac and mobile devices are also at risk from malware and other common online threats. No matter what’s on your desk or in your pocket, AVG has a security solution uniquely tailored to your digital lifestyle.

AVG AntiVirus FREE for Mac insulates your macOS computer against Mac-specific threats, and it detects PC and mobile malware as well. That way, you won’t accidentally pass along any malware from your Mac to family, friends, or colleagues who use other devices. Scan and remove threats on your computer, and help protect the folks you care about.

Did you know that phones can get malware too? Bring our powerful anti-malware solution to the palm of your hand with AVG AntiVirus for Android — included free with AVG AntiVirus FREE. Defend your Android against malware, and keep your device out of the wrong hands with the built-in Anti-Theft Phone Tracker.

While you’re not going to get a virus on your iPhone, you do put your data at risk every time you connect to unsecured public Wi-Fi. But with the Wi-Fi Security scanner feature in AVG Mobile Security for iPhone & iPad, you’ll know in advance whether or not a network is safe. And if your data gets leaked, AVG's Identity Protection feature will alert you so you can change your password and keep hackers out of your accounts.

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AVG AntiVirus FREE scans and removes all types of malware while detecting and blocking future attacks. And it’ll cover you against a wide range of other digital threats, too. Download our world-class malware removal tool now, 100% free.

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FAQs

» How can I scan and remove viruses and malware?

The quickest, easiest, and most reliable way to scan and remove viruses and other malware is to use a specialized malware removal tool like AVG AntiVirus FREE. You can also remove malware and malicious apps from your phone with our dedicated mobile tool.

» Will this tool remove all types of malware?

Viruses aren’t the only type of malware, but AVG AntiVirus FREE is equipped to remove the full spectrum of malware threats. So yes — this tool will clear up nearly any malware infection you might come across.

» Won't Windows Defender remove malware automatically?

While it can detect and remove many types of malware on its own, Windows Defender isn’t enough. If you’re looking for protection against the full range of online threats, you’ll be safer with a dedicated malware removal tool like AVG AntiVirus FREE.

» What's the difference between malware and a virus?

Malware refers to any type of harmful software or code, while a virus is just one type of malware. A virus’s signature trait is its ability to inject its code into your computer’s software, then replicate and spread itself to other systems. Other types of malware work differently.

Learn more about viruses, malware, and other digital threats over at the AVG Signal Blog.

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