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    AVG Rescue CD Alternatives

    AVG Rescue CD is described as 'The AVG Rescue CD is essentially a portable version of AVG Anti-Virus supplied through Linux distribution' and is a Anti-Virus App in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AVG Rescue CD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Windows Security. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Clam AntiVirus or Avira Antivirus. Other great apps like AVG Rescue CD are Avast Free Antivirus (Free Personal), Kaspersky AntiVirus (Freemium), ESET NOD32 Antivirus (Paid) and ClamTk (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 9, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    The AVG Rescue CD is essentially a portable version of AVG Anti-Virus supplied through Linux distribution.
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    1. Windows Security (known as Windows Defender Antivirus before Windows 10 May 2020 Update, Windows Defender before Windows 10 Creators Update, or Microsoft Defender Antivirus before Windows 11) is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows.
    2. Avast Free Antivirus a the free for non-commercial and home usage antivirus solution from AVAST Software.


    3. Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.
    4. Avira Free Antivirus offers basic protection for your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, spy-ware, trojans and costly dialers.
    5. Kaspersky AntiVirus offers protection from a range of IT threats and provides the basic tools needed to keep your PC secure.


    6. ESET NOD32 Antivirus is an innovative host-based intrusion prevention system that offers a comprehensive scanning solution. Most importantly, it will not slow down your PC, it's easy to use, and easy to install.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ClamTk is a graphical front-end for ClamAV, an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats. It is designed to be an easy-to-use, lightweight, on-demand antivirus scanner for Linux systems.
    7. [Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.]
    8. Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in.

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      The app installs other components by default such as Dragon Web Browser. You must click "Options" during install to deselect those components.

    9. AVG AntiVirus Free provides basic antivirus and antispyware protection for home users. Virus database updated every day. Includes innovative LinkScanner for web-protection.
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