Avg edition not updating

AVG scored well but not as good as the top products in the company's most recent real-world protection test for instance.AVG was in the news recently as its Web Tune Up application was found to put users at risk.Interestingly enough, this is also the place where you find out more about what AVG Anti Virus Free supports.The scheduled scan settings page lists scan types that you can include or exclude, among them a scan for tracking cookies or potentially unwanted programs.Email Scanner scans file attachments for malicious code but won't keep spam out.Once you have installed the program it loads the main interface.It is difficult to find recent tests that include AVG Anti Virus Free.

Installation of AVG Antivirus Free is straightforward but if you have certain security products installed on your system already, you are asked to remove those first before you can run the installer again to install AVG Anti Virus Free.Link Scanner scans Internet links to make sure they don't link to harmful sites.The same is true for Email protection which only comes with the Email Scanner module and not Anti-Spam.It scored 6/6 in protection, 5/6 in performance, and 6/6 in usability.On AV Comparatives, things are even more complicated as the site does not allow you to search for a specific vendor or product.