Monday, December 2, 2013

AVG Internet Security 2014 Free 30 Days Trial Download

AVG Internet Security 2014AVG Internet Security 2014, the latest edition of internet security tool from AVG (Anti-Virus Guard) offers best virus protection with its new identity features to protect your personal data. It is an award-winning antivirus which safeguards your privacy by detecting and removing viruses & spyware without compromising PC’s performance. It provides multi-layered protection for online browsing and transactions. The latest threat information is collected using AVG’s Protective Cloud Technology and Community Protection Network, where you could browse and download stuff from internet without worries.

AVG Internet Security 2014 works beyond simply removing viruses on your PC by chunking infected links when you browse, checking files before you download, and aiding protect your personal data from hackers and other intruders. Not only protection, AVG’s new internet security tool also ensures your PC’s performance doesn’t go down by reducing scan times, stopping notifications while you are working.

The latest version – AVG Internet Security 2014.0.4259 has minor improvements and fixes from last version such as Modified Identity Protection Components’ dialog, added “Fix it” button if E-mail Scanner is not completely functional, fixed problem with accidental BSOD caused by “avgwfp” driver, fixed E-mail scanner certification is now correctly updated after virus database update, fixed possible false positive detection, etc.

A 30-day free trial is available for download on AVG’s official website, where you can purchase the full version for $43.99 or 1299.00 INR. You can purchase for 1 yr or 2 yr subscription according to the number of PCs you have. You can also download other AVG security products such as AVG PC TuneUp, AVG PrivacyFix, etc.

Interface and Installation:

AVG Internet Security 2014 works more on streamlined security experience adopting and renovating the modern UI movement. As the tool is fully compatible with the Windows 8 operating system, the UI is also touch compatible and looks similar to “Metro” design. The main interface shows you the current status of the computer, web browsing, identity, emails, and firewall. The “Fix Performance” button can repair most of the computer’s performance issues such as registry errors, junk files, fragmentation, broken shortcuts, etc. easily. You get four Scan Options for inspecting the computer which includes Manage scheduled scans, Scan whole computer, Scan specific files or folders, and Scan computer for rootkits.

AVG Internet Security 2014 - Main Interface

The installation still offers a security toolbar which does include useful security options like Do Not Track, which is also available as a standalone version for free on Firefox and Google Chrome. So, you can download the extension from their respective stores instead of installing the toolbar.

Key Features:

  • AVG Resident Shield – Blocks malware and anything that’s infected on your PC.
  • Email Scanner – Works as a plug-in for email applications such as Microsoft Outlook 2010, POP3, SMTP, and IMAP accounts.
  • LinkScanner Surf-Shield – Stops you from browsing infected or criminal sites using Smart prevention technology. It checks every web page before you click and blocks it right away.
  • Proactive Cloud Technology – Installs automatic updates via “the cloud” and prevents emerging threats.
  • Anti-Spam – Stops spammers and scammers from infecting your PC by checking all your emails for malicious content and code.
  • Advanced Online Shield – Checks files that are safe to download and ensures a safe exchange of files using MSN and Yahoo! and ICQ.
  • File Shredder – Deletes your personal data permanently on your hard disk that might be vulnerable to someone else.
  • Encrypted Data Safe - Stores all your significant and valuable documents, photos, videos and other files into a password-protected virtual disk on your PC by encrypting them. With purchased AVG IS 2014, you can have as many Data Safes as you wish to.
  • Do Not Track – Comes with AVG Security Toolbar which identifies which websites are tracking i.e. collecting data on your online activities and allows only after your authorization. It works as a plug-in for Firefox, Chrome and IE.
  • Wi-Fi Guard – Blocks unknown and suspicious wireless network points, especially access points used by hackers and alerts you before you connect.
  • Enhanced Firewall – Provides you the ultimate protection for your personal information such as credit card numbers, bank details, online shopping and other online activities by preventing hackers (malware) from accessing your private data.
  • Faster Performance – Offers rapid scanning using ‘AVG Turbo Scan’ and works on low priority mode using ‘AVG Smart Scanner’ to make sure your PC doesn’t get slowed down.
AVG Internet Security 2014 - Web Protection

Apart from the above features, AVG Internet Security 2014 also fixes performance issues related to your PC via AVG Advisor, AVG Auto-Fix and Auto-Updates. You get the ultimate video-viewing experience via AVG Accelerator, maximizing connection speeds and deliver faster and smoother video streaming on sites like YouTube. You also get a 24x7 free phone support, 365 days a year.

After 30-day trial period you should buy the full version to get unlimited protection. Coming to the performance, the detection rates are improved and the scanning speeds are rapid. The privacy tools are robust detecting malware efficiently than before. For those who actively share their machine with other users, AVG Internet Security 2014 will be most useful.