The free edition is just perfect for PCs used for browsing and social networking. However, it is limited in the sense that it does not offer other security features such as file, email and e-commerce protection.
Features for AVG Antivirus 2012
The features for the new AVG Antivirus 2012 include some solid improvements. The first one is the technique to identify obnoxious threats to ever reach your computer e.g. the fake antivirus. The LinkScanner tool seems to be have been updated and AVG now also includes a memory monitoring tool that automatically warns you when your browser, Firefox, Chrome or even IE, consumes too much memory.
Apart from the Antivirus software, AVG has also introduced the AVG Internet Security 2012 which provides extended security features such as intrusion detection, email spam filters and even speeds up video downloads.
The AVG Internet Security 2012 can be downloaded for free but only for a trial. The full version costs $54.99.