The app's main window is largely white, with a white-on-slate menu at left and couple of panels that offer status information and access to features.From PC Protection, you can launch a scan or an update, toggle real-time protection, or drill down for detailed configuration settings.Most of my users just want things to work without a lot of backend and AVG falls well short of this requirement.This is sad because AVG used to be a great product but now has gone the way of so many companies after a initial success.And the firewall item just helps you configure Windows firewall.We know how important it is to stay safe online so File Hippo is using virus scanning technology provided by Avira to help ensure that all downloads on File Hippo are safe.The Internet Protection panel is a bit weak, by comparison.
The browser add-on further improves computer security with features like cookie and social tracking blocking. Free Antivirus comes with a range of standard scanning options, based on depth and speed.
Rapid scan will suffice in most cases - targeting removable media and the files you select, identifying security threats in usually less than a minute.
Antivirus software was originally developed to detect and remove computer viruses, hence the name.
The overall appearance is clean and uncluttered, with buttons intuitively labelled and positioned.
Comprehensive Protection Avast are constantly updating their database of virus definitions, meaning your computer will be protected against the latest spyware, viruses and potentially hazardous websites.