AVG Anti-Virus is a very well-known and popular antivirus for the Windows platform. At CNET’s Download.com, AVG Antivirus Free edition is the second most downloaded antivirus after Avast Antivirus. AVG Technologies has released AVG 2013 line of security products. AVG 2013 comes with Windows 8 support, new user interface, cloud-based security and more.
AVG Anti-Virus 2013 Free edition is mainly targeted towards home users and is available as free download. Users of the free edition will receive virus database updates for the lifetime of the product. AVG Anti-Virus 2013 Free is easy-to-use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements).
What’s new in AVG 2013?
The new products are set to offer completely new experience, from layout, performance to reliability. The new revamped user interface now resembles the new Windows 8 interface. All security software companies wants to achieve better protection against latest threats. Now, most security software features some-kind of cloud-based security. AVG 2013 also boosted a cloud-based file reputation service.
WiFi Guard feature is a new feature in AVG 2013 (it’s also available for AVG 2012 users via an update). According to AVG, “(WiFi Guard) helps you avoid rogue WiFi access points used by hackers by alerting you when your PC tries to get access to such a network.” WiFi Guard actually helps you recognize your trusted WiFi networks. It displays a notification, if Windows tries to connect to a different wireless network, having the same name (of the network) you were connected to earlier.
Another new feature in AVG 2012 product update is Do not track. The feature lets AVG users know when data is collected by any website. It basically provides a way to block ad sites, social networks and analytics scripts from your browser to protect your privacy.
Other notable new features and enhancements are as follows:
- Reduced application footprint, low system resource usage, when compared to AVG 2012 products
- Better threat detection algorithm.
AVG LinkScanner which is now replaced by AVG Secure Search comes bundled as a part of the latest AVG Antivirus Free edition. The tool optionally changes the search provider and default homepage of your browser. If you don’t want that to happen, you can select the custom install option and exclude the tool.
Follow the video guides below to either upgrade AVG or install a fresh copy of AVG 2013.
How to Upgrade to AVG AntiVirus 2013 FREE?
How to Install AVG AntiVirus 2013 FREE?
Download AVG 2013 Offline Installer (Direct Download Links)
Direct download AVG Free Antivirus 2013 offline installer:
If the offline download links are not working, please comment below. We will update the article with fresh links. (Fresh direct download links updated on June 12, 2013)
Download AVG Antivirus 2013 32-bit (131 MB)
Download AVG Antivirus 2013 64-bit (143 MB)
You can download the online installer from the link here (4 MB)
Download AVG 2013 for Linux/FreeBSD Offline Installer (Direct Download Links)
AVG Free Edition for Linux (avg2013flx-r3110-a6015.i386.deb)
AVG Free Edition for Linux (avg2013flx-r3110-a6015.i386.rpm)
AVG Free Edition for Linux (avg2013flx-r3110-a6015.i386.sh)
AVG Free Edition for Linux (avg2013flx-r3110-a6015.i386.tar.gz)
AVG Server Edition for FreeBSD (avg2013ffb-r3110-a6015.i386.tar.gz)
Download AVG Antivirus 2013
You can download offline installers of AVG Antivirus 2013 trial version from the link below:
AVG Anti-Virus 2013 (Offline Redistributable Setup Installer): Download Link
After the trial expires, you are required to buy a genuine license of AVG Antivirus 2013 to activate the product and continue using it.
Download AVG Internet Security 2013
You can download offline installers of AVG Internet Security 2012 trial version from the link below:
AVG Internet Security 2013 (Offline Redistributable Setup Installer): Download Link
After the trial expires, you are required to buy a genuine license of AVG Internet Security 2013 to activate the product and continue using it.