AVG Antivirus 2012 Review

AVG is a security software firm founded in 1991 and is among the leading suppliers in the business. It has offices, Canada, and the USA and is also among the best performing antivirus software companies in the world. AVG has antivirus and Internet security software products and it provides paid and free versions of this antivirus program. And both versions work on Windows, Macintosh and LINUX operating systems.

AVG antivirus 2012 has been analyzed by lots of the test labs and it’s been certified by almost all of them too. This demonstrates that the program is capable of detection and removal of malware threats like viruses, Trojans, spyware, and viruses. AV-Test is one of those test labs which has torture-tested AVG and scored it for its ability to protect and repair. It was also tested for usability and the results reveal that it is among the best programs and makes it to the top 10 antivirus list.

On the Windows 7 security evaluation by way of instance, AVG antivirus had an 83% score against viruses and this is greater than the sector average of 75%. Top Ten Reviews has ranked it fifth on its list of antivirus software programs and that is behind leading programs like BitDefender and Kaspersky. There are pros and cons associated with AVG antivirus 2012 and we have listed the major ones below:
1. AVG antivirus provides multiple layers of security and the key ones are conventional antivirus and AVG Resident Shield.

2. AVG only scans when your PC is idle and guarantees that it will not distract your PC usage.

3. It ignores files which it has scanned to save time and resources

4. AVG antivirus gets the gamer style feature which lets you focus on your multiplayer gaming without scan and upgrade disturbances.

5. The AVG Social Networking Protection feature protects your computer when you exchange links on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace.

6. AVG doesn’t provide telephone support and just provides email and live chat support.

In general, AVG antivirus 2012 is an impressive antivirus software application. It has continued to grow over the years and is currently among the very best in the industry. It’s been tested on both Windows XP and 7 and the results are favorable.