AVG® Anti-Virus 9.0 For Windows® XP
What are the features of AVG Anti-Virus 9.0? Is it compatible with Windows® XP and its inbuilt firewall? How does it impact your system performance?
AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 is a software program that provides protection to your system against a range of viruses, Trojans, malware, worms etc. It acts as a watchman for your computer on a day-to-day basis and makes sure that anything which can cause harm to it is not entertained in your system.
We will discuss about this product under following categories to understand it better.
- Detail information on its features
- Compatibility with Windows® XP firewall
- Impact on its system's performance
Detail information on its features
It offers protection for a range of activities, such as e-mails, chatting, browsing and downloading on the Internet. It has a feature called LinkScanner® which checks the web links for safety even before you open them and also screens your search results, files transfers, Internet downloads and e-mail attachments to block infections coming from any mode into your computer. Infections like virus, spyware, Trojans and worms are specifically looked out for and hunted down if found in any file on your system. It also has a unique gaming mode where all prompts and messages are not allowed to pop-up on your screen so that you can enjoy uninterrupted gaming sessions.
Compatibility with Windows® XP firewall
AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 is compatible with the Windows® XP firewall, as the former does not have any firewall feature in it. However, if you face any issues then you can modify the settings in Windows® XP firewall making sure that “Do Not Allow Exception” box is unchecked. Then go to the exceptions tab on the screen and check all the boxes which correspond to AVG’s processes. This will ensure that you get the protection of firewall from Windows® XP and antivirus from AVG Anti-Virus 9.0.
Impact on system performance
The AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 installation file requires 512 MB of RAM and 350 MB for installation. Its scan speed is fast and puts no stress on your system performance and speed while running. AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 is a good product which is easy to understand and simple to use. It is also compatible with most of the latest operating system and allows your system to run at its original speed.
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