AVG Internet Security 2016 is a  reliable and efficient security program for keeping malware off from your computer.The program is faster and uses less memory, so you may find it a better choice if your computer is  quite old or slow.

AVG Internet Security covers the things you will need to protect your PC: anti-virus, anti-spam, Firewall, email protection, web-browsing protection and identity theft.

The security program also has some utilities built-in, like a PC “tuneup”, including registry fixer, defragger, junk file remover and file shredder.

Another notable thing it has is a drive encryption tool called ‘data safe’, it allows you  to create a special protected virtual drive for important files.

AVG Internet Security 2016 is fully compatible with windows 10, it offers controls that will work in both  touch-screen environments and for keyboard and mouse desktops, it should work well for whatever environment you are running it in.

AVG Internet Security 2016 UI & Functions :

AVG has a habit of updating interface of its products every two years, the new look introduced in 2015 edition is carried over to 2016 edition with minor tweaks.

However, under the hood AVG introduced significant changes and the biggest change is introduction of cloud based protection, which uses data sourced from others and advanced artificial intelligence to detect malware in real-time.

Another notable change is improvement of behavioural monitoring, now it is much smarter in the new version.

AVG Internet security offers real-time, on-demand and scheduled protection, and safeguard you against rootkits and malicious links.

It can also protects your privacy through AVG Identity protections, additionally it will  boost performance of your PC by finding & fixing the problems with ‘AVG PC TuneUp’ module.

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Coming back to UI, it user friendly and it couldn’t be much easier, most of the  settings are on-off variety, while most of the mechanics are handled behind the scenes.

When you launch AVG, on the main screen you will see 5 modules or components, through these you can control almost all features of this security programs.

Clicking  on the each module, will show what it’s intended for and through ‘toggle’ you can turn on& off the features.

For instance, by clicking on ‘Computer Protection’ module you can know whether your Antivirus is enable or not and mange or create safes or virtual drives.

To manually scan your computer or launch  other 3 types of scan, you need to hit the ‘Scan now’ button on main screen.

Conclusion :

Although AVG Internet Security 2016 doesn’t offer remarkable protection when compared to BitDefender or Kaspersky, but otherwise it has solid systems tools for providing decent protection to your PC and wonderfully easy to use.

 

AVG Internet Security 2016 Free for 1 Year:

Update [24/12/2016]:

Todays  Chip Adventskalender is giving away  One year AVG Internet security  subscription free, just visit this promotion page (click here),  on visiting the page click  “Manuelle Installation” link  and in the next page click the blue button “Download-Server CHIP Online” to download the installer or directly from this alternate link

Next run the installer, this is a online installer, so it will download components to install the security suite and auto fills the license number, finish the process and enjoy the free 1 year of AVG security suite.

Note: Below promo/ trail also still working

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Actually this is a 374 days trial license, all you need to do is download the AVG IS 2016 installer from below links according your system configuration (32-bit or 64-bit) and use the license code.

For 32-bit (x86) Systems: download.avg.com/x86_744.exe

For 64-bit (x64) Systems:download.avg.com/x64_743.exe

 

AVG Internet Security 2016 License number :
IBY9X-ESYXT-W4BZQ-QI4WX-A9LI7-INRS3

 

After downloading the installer, launch the installation process by clicking the continue button and enter the license code as listed above, then once again click the ‘continue’ button to try the installation process, finally restart your PC.
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