AVG Antivirus from Avast Beta / Final Thread

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Mops21, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. Firecat

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    I wonder if any of the old AVG fans got the invitation to prague, because none I know did (including me).

    That being said, the new AVG 2017 is pretty good, but it's obvious it's an improved AVAST under the hood now.

    I'm happy they decided to continue the AVG product line. AVG protection is very affordable and an excellent product. Two thumbs up.
     
  2. kdcdq

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    After running the new AVG 2017 ZEN on several systems for a couple of weeks, I give this product an Acceptable Rating and ONE thumb up.
    Compared to AVG V15, I find the 2017 version much heavier than before, especially on older hardware-based systems.
    AVG offers good value for the money, and I'm still gonna use it.
     
  3. Osaban

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    $70 a year is a bit steep, it says unlimited devices but let's face it most people use 1-2 computers at home...I'm sure discounts are always available if one is patient, but it is true for all companies...
     
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    Yeah, but who is paying $70/year for it? You can get it online from Newegg for $20ish/year, and even cheaper on Ebay.
     
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    EXACTLY. I paid only $30 via Newegg for TWO years of AVG Ultimate protection for unlimited devices. Just keep an eye on the Newegg thread (with mucho thanks to Thankful) for the latest deals.
     
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    do you find it a bit heavier then the previous versions?
     
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    Yes, I do. But given the computers I use it on are usually quad/octa cores with 6+ gb of ram, it's not particularly problematic. I'm sure they they will optimise it going forward.
     
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    DITTO.
     
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    I guess it's fixed now or what does "scan flow improved" mean? o_O
     
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    Thank you Mopsi for keeping us up to date. AVG is the better avast nowadays ... :cool:
     
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    avg is much better then it used to be a couple of years ago. I installed it on y own laptop and it feels much lighter than with Emsisoft IS. Back to my old buddy
     
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    "Tiny Firewall for blocking EternalBlue exploit - (internal) It is a part of StreamFilter, turned ON/OFF by Online Shield"

    For some reason I never knew AVG included Tiny Firewall.
     
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    Agreed! I have installed it on couple friends pc as well works just fine.
     
  23. fmon

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    Is Antiransomware protection and Tiny Firewall available in the free version? :geek:
     
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    No I don't think so . Firewall is for sure not included
     
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    ^I doubt it's the "Tiny Firewall" you guys are talking about. As far as I know Avast and AVG both licensed Outpost for their firewall components (in reality: more like licensing some code of Outpost and significantly modifying it).
     
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