Antivirus for Windows 10 | AVG Free Download

AVG AntiVirus is perfect for Windows 10

AVG AntiVirus FREE gives you essential protection for your Windows 10 PC, stopping viruses, spyware and other malware. Fully loaded, refreshingly simple Windows 10 antivirus solutions.

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Installs in moments

Protects forever with our light and easy installation.

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Real-Time PC Protection

Updates automatically using real-time analysis without slowing you down.

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Web & Email Protection

Scans your devices and blocks unsafe links, downloads and attachments.

Your Windows 10 PC needs extra antivirus protection

Already got built-in security? It's not enough. An independent test from AV-Comparatives found that AVG AntiVirus FREE blocked 100% of malware threats compared to Microsoft's built-in security with just 95.6%. Not that we mean to brag, but some risks just aren't worth taking.

And that's not the only perk. Our antivirus updates automatically and regularly which means it works in real time to keep you safe and secure online. No exceptions.

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Stops spyware, viruses & malware.

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Warns you against unsafe web links.

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Scans quickly and quietly.

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And the best bit?
It's all for free.

Award-winning protection from our Windows antivirus

We've won hundreds of awards for our antivirus since we began in 1991. And with our world-class protection for your Windows 10 PC, you're in safe hands.

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Softpedia Editor's Review Excellent award
CNET Editor's Rating
Softonic Imprescindible 5 stars
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How to install AVG Antivirus on Windows 10

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Download the install file below.

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Run the file to start your installation.

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Follow the simple steps on your screen.

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Once it's done, restart your computer. Easy!

Don't just take our word for it

We've won hundreds of awards for our antivirus since we began in 1991. And with our world-class protection for your Windows 10 PC, you're in safe hands.

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Works OK - I am using Windows 10

I cannot rely just on Microsoft's protection because I have important data on my PC and accounting information of my company. I also shop online quite often. I am satisfied with AVG.

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AVG on my Windows 10

I tried windows defender on my pc, but I was still experiencing some issues so I came back to avg and I feel safer..
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John B.

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AVG makes my Windows 10 experience more secure

I like the AVG dashboard. It makes me feel as though AVG is proactively working to keep threats out of my computer.

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Usage

For personal and family use only. Not for business or commercial use.

System Requirements

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OS X 10.10 Yosemite or above

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Android 5.0 or above

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iOS 10.3 or later

Languages

For Windows: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, and Turkish.

For Mac: English only.

For Android: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why is AVG AntiVirus FREE one of the best Windows 10 antivirus tools?

    AVG Free AntiVirus is one of the best free antivirus apps for Windows 10 thanks to our advanced AI-powered antivirus engine and global threat-detection network — the largest in the world. Whenever any device protected with AVG detects a new threat, we’ll automatically send out a cure to every single member of our worldwide AVG community.

    By combining our award-winning technology with our decades of industry experience, we create the best free virus and malware scanning and removal software, effective spyware removal solutions, and other powerful security tools to protect your PC. And with the built-in Wi-Fi Inspector, you’ll get real-time security against intruders over your entire network.

  • Why do Windows 10 devices need antivirus protection?

    From viruses and ransomware to phishing and pharming, there’s a wide range of cyberthreats that can attack Windows 10 computers. And while Microsoft’s built-in security offers strong protection against standard types of malware, most experts generally agree that Windows Defender isn’t enough on its own to protect you against the full spectrum of online threats.

    Windows Defender guards against phishing attacks if you use Microsoft Edge, but it won’t cover you on other browsers. And it also won’t scan your Wi-Fi network to detect any security risks or intrusions. Lastly, in independent security reviews, Windows Defender doesn’t always perform as well as leading third-party antivirus tools — like AVG AntiVirus FREE. That’s why you should always support Windows Defender with a robust antivirus tool from a provider you trust.

  • How will AVG AntiVirus Free for Windows 10 affect my PC’s performance?

    AVG AntiVirus Free is a lightweight antivirus tool that’s been specially designed to protect your PC without slowing it down. You’ll get industry-leading protection against malware, Wi-Fi threats, phishing attacks, and more, with no impact on speed or performance.

    If you’ve noticed your PC has slowed down, you can test the performance of your computer and explore other ways to speed up your PC.

  • How else can I protect my Windows 10 PC?

    AVG AntiVirus FREE will give your PC comprehensive protection against malware and many other threats, but there’s plenty more you can do to keep your computer healthy and fast. Use AVG TuneUp to clean your registry, delete bloatware and other unneeded software, and keep things running smoothly. Install a VPN to encrypt your internet connection, keeping your online activities and IP address hidden from online spies. And anti-tracking software can keep you safe from online tracking and price discrimination.

  • Do I need to uninstall my existing AVG antivirus software before upgrading to Windows 10?

    It depends which version of Windows you’re upgrading from. If you’re upgrading from Windows 7 Service Pack 2 and above, you don’t need to uninstall AVG AntiVirus. Just make sure you have the latest version of AVG AntiVirus installed on your Windows 7 PC by clicking the Update button in AVG AntiVirus.

    If you’re updating from Windows XP or Windows Vista, then yes, before upgrading to Windows 10, uninstall AVG AntiVirus Free. After the upgrade is complete, reinstall AVG AntiVirus Free to continue enjoying our powerful, free protection.

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