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AVG Anti-virus software wins download awards.

AVG UK And Ireland : 11 October, 2007  (New Product)
Minimum resource anti-virus tool scores top marks from CNET Networks for most popular download of anti malware software.
Grisoft, the developer of AVG Internet security software, has announced that AVG Anti-Virus Free is the number one downloaded program on all of CNET Additionally, AVG Anti-Virus Free is the first most popular and Anti-Virus Pro is the third most popular antivirus based on Editor's Choice. CNET is a well-referenced site and is part of CNET Networks, an internationally established online publication and host to technology news and reviews.

AVG security products, for the home and office, are popular among reviewers and users alike. AVG Anti-Virus Free holds an editor rating of five out of five, in addition to a user rating of four stars out of five. reports that the latest version of AVG Anti-Virus Free, for private, non-commercial use, has earned more than 38 million total downloads, and over 922,600 downloads just last week. AVG Anti-Virus Pro software, Grisoft's commercial edition anti-virus, has been downloaded over two million times overall and earned a five of five star editor rating and a user rating of four stars out of five.

'The combination of a 5-star rating from CNET editors and being the most popular download on CNET emphasises the value of providing comprehensive security that is not only low on system resources, but most importantly, user-friendly,' explains Rick Carlson, Grisoft's managing director of the Americas. 'AVG is always designed with the user in mind and we are pleased to see that CNET visitors worldwide appreciate our ongoing efforts to make our software efficient, unobtrusive and easy-to-use.'

Both AVG Anti-Virus Free and Anti-Virus Pro have been engineered to use minimal resources, while still providing strong protection against viruses, worms, Trojans and potentially unwanted programs that infect computers. AVG Pro, a commercial product for home or small business use, provides users more benefits including free 24/7 technical support, multiple operating system compatibility and high-speed downloads, while AVG Free, for personal, single computer use, does not.
In addition to CNET, Grisoft offers products through its website and in national leading retailer chains. All commercial versions of AVG products, including AVG Anti-Virus Pro, include free updates and 24/7 technical support throughout the two- or one-year license duration. Commercial offerings include AVG Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Malware and Internet Security.
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