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avast vs avg antivirus

Fadiyah Sameh
Fadiyah Sameh
Posted: 2015-07-27

Avast Avast is an Antivirus Software. It was originally developed to detect and remove computer viruses, developed in 1991.It produces antivirus and security programs for Microsoft users, Linux, Android and Mac OS X. Avast protects more than 30 percent of the consumer PCs in the world. Avast programs are only available to internet-connected devices, and also available in 45 languages. The most significant and usual features and drawbacks of Avast Antivirus Software are as follows: Features 1. Avast Antivirus has many useful additional features to improve security. One such bonus is a software updater that improves security if you have a tendency to postpone software version updates. 2. Across the web, Avast Antivirus has growing reviews for its ease of use and high detection rate. 3. The most important feature of Avast Antivirus Software is malware detection and prevention. Drawbacks 1.Avast Antivirus software has some drawbacks, first of which that it can impact a computerís performance. 2. Avast Anti-virus software can cause problems during the installation of an operating system upgrade. AVG AVG stands for Anti-Virus Guard, was introduced in the U.S. in 1998.It is a family of Anti-virus and internet security software for the Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Free BSD computing platforms, developed by AVG technologies. According to AVG Technologies, the company has more than 200 million active users worldwide, including more than 100 million who use their products and services on mobile devices. The most common and important features and drawbacks of AVG Antivirus Software are as follows: Features 1.The most important feature of AVG Antivirus Software is malware detection and prevention. 2.The most important features and functions of AVG Antivirus Software available in modern anti-virus and Internet security programs, including periodic scans, scans of sent and received emails, the ability to repair some virus-infected files, and a quarantine area in which infected files are held. Drawbacks 1.The main drawback of AVG Safe Guard Software Toolbar installs itself without the consent of the user, as a side effect of installing other applications. The toolbar program appears to cause significant RAM issues. Once installed, the toolbar is virtually impossible to remove: Its uninstaller does not function, and it re-installs if manually removed. 2. AVG Antivirus programs concurrently may degrade performance and create many conflicts. 3. The functionality of a few computer programs can be hampered and damaged by AVG anti-virus software.

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