AVG antivirus is a trusted protection for windows available to download for free. It is antivirus software created to offer protection to Microsoft windows, Linux, Mac OS x, other computing platforms. It has its headquarters in Amsterdam and is the fourth largest vendor of antivirus as research has shown. It is used for only private and non-commercial use.

AVG has basic protection only, as comprehensive protection is available with AVG internet security. It has limited languages and no technical support unlike any other paid products. It is an award winning antivirus and antispyware that has the following features:

AVG is of high quality and this has been proven by 80 million of its users through the application review.

It is very easy to download, install and use. Guess this is one of the reasons it has many users up to millions of people.

It is known to offer protection against viruses and spyware.

In the same vein, it is compatible with windows 7, windows vista and windows XP.

AVG licensing:

AVG antivirus is for free; therefore, it is available for private and non-commercial use only. This implies that its commercial use is highly prohibited.

The free edition is not for use with any type of OEM bundling with software, hardware components as well as any other services.

Using the free version of AVG should be in accordance with the terms and conditions as described in the license which can be found at; http://www.avg.com/us-en/homepage.

The newest AVG edition has a privacy feature that keeps the user’s personal information safe when the user is online. The new added file shredder offers a privacy protection and deletes data securely to help ensure that the user’s most sensitive information continues to remain private. This means that file shredder can delete data permanently so that it becomes permanently inaccessible.