AVG Free Antivirus 2016 is now available with AVG Zen. AVG Zen included in the AVG Free antivirus lets you add unlimited devices to Zen network, and the Zen dashboard lets you manage them from a single screen. You can also able to remotely perform scan and remove PC viruses using your mobile.

AVG Antivirus Free 2016


When you download and run online installer file for Free AVG, ‘AVG Protection‘, means AVG Internet Security with AVG Zen will be installed, click on ‘Custom installation’ and select ‘Basic Protection’ to install the free version and follow the instructions on the screen.

AVG Antivirus Free 2016

Must Read: How to Install AVG 2016 without Zen or AVG Protection?

New Features

AVG Zen Dashboard: Manage all your devices from a single screen

Remote Protection: Scan& Remove PC viruses using your mobile.

AVG Privacy policy concerns & possible way of opting-out from AVG Free AV 2016

AVG has a new privacy policy that comes into effect from October 15, according to it, user browsing and search data will be sold to third-parties.

If you’re concerned about that, unchecking the below privacy preferences might help.

SEE: Disable AVG  Boot Time Improvement Notifications

After installing AVG, click on Options > Advanced Settings > Privacy Preferences

Uncheck the following three

  • I’d like to help AVG improve its products by participating in AVG’s Product improvement program
  • Send anonymous data about identified or suspicious threats
  • Send anonymous data about this software’s usage.

AVG privacy preferences

AVG 2016 offline installer links

AVG Antivirus Free 2016

Download page link

AVG Antivirus 2016

AVG Internet Security

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