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AVG 2015 Release Date, Beta News & Rumors

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Updated September 10th, 2014 – The 2015 versions of AVG have just been released!  You can pick up a copy or renew your existing subscription at AVG.com or at any of their authorized resellers like Amazon. For 2015, AVG has also release several all new versions of their computer security software bundles including AVG Protection, AVG Ultimate and AVG Performance. Learn more at AVG.com.

Updated September 4th, 2014 – We just noticed that Amazon UK has posted pre-order pages for AVG 2015 versions with a release date set for September 12th. You can expect AVG.com to release their products by then or possibly a bit sooner. Stay tuned for more details set to come shortly.

Remember, if you have a current AVG subscription when the 2015 versions are announced then you are entitled to a free upgrade to the 2015 version once it’s released.

August 22nd, 2014 – Software releases are always an exciting time of the year (especially for us!). While some versions come as a complete surprise, others are extremely predictable. When it comes to AVG, their annual releases happen just about the same time every year for most of their products. Be on the lookout for all of the 2015 versions of Antivirus, Internet Security, PC Tuneup, and more to become available in early September, 2014. For those waiting for the beta, we expect to see it be released for public testing in early August (be sure to sign up beforehand to be included as a beta tester).

AVG software is expected to release their 2015 version in early September, 2014.- Expected AVG 2015 Release Date

Here’s a quick look back in time on some of the previous releases, starting with the most recent:

  • AVG 2014 – Released on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013.
  • AVG 2013 – Released on September 5th, 2012.
  • AVG 2012 – Released on September 1st, 2011.
  • AVG 2011 – Released in September 2010.
  • AVG 2010 – Released in October 2009.

What was new in the 2014 version?

In 2014, AVG released AVG Data Safe, AVG Privacy Fix, and AVG File Shredder. We won’t go into these details as you can learn more about each of these new features in depth at avg.com.

What do we want to see changed in AVG 2015?

Besides the obvious things we expect from an antivirus software company – Always a step ahead and protected from internet threats, easy installation, and decent customer support – There are several things we would like to see changed in this next release. Here are those that top our wish list:

  • Stop the automatically recurring subscription fees! This is a scam like no other, and it’s gotten popular with so many of the major internet security companies. What they do is sign you up for automatic renewals of their subscriptions (usually at the time of installation, often subtly so you won’t notice) and then charge you for a “renewal” fee that’s up to three or four times as much as the price that you paid for it. Then after they charge you, most of the time it will go unnoticed until your credit card statement arrives, which at that time will be too late to request for a refund.
  • Improve the installation process. In the 2014 version, a number of customers complained that the software would immediately ask then to upgrade after installing. It seems that this was due to the rather unclear installation instructions where people would not have a chance to enter their serial number. Thus, the software, running on automatically a 30 day trial, would ask paying customers to upgrade.

What would you like to see changed or improved in AVG?

Leave your comments below.

  1. July 19, 2014

    Chandu

    First of all, thanks to AVG team.
    1. The size of the application should be decreased as much as possible.
    2. Remove VIDEO ACCELERATOR feature.
    3. Remove PC TUNE UP in installation. (bcoz of these, application size increases)
    4. Definite option for not AUTO UPDATE

  2. July 9, 2014

    dfsf

    I would like to see the free AVG version come with the online shield.

  3. June 6, 2014

    SOURAV BANERJEE

    As a user of avg free antivirus for over 5 years, I would like to see lots of new extra & improved security features in the 2015 version of avg free antivirus below are the mentioned changes & features that i would definitely like to see in avg free antivirus 2015:
    1) the link scanner or web filtering component of avg free edition is very weak & it requires a lot of improvement also there needs to be added some antiphising component or module
    2) the virus definitions & signatures updates of avg is very less regularly & so avg needs to give hourly virus definitions & signatures updates for avg free antivirus
    3) avg free antivirus needs to add some sandbox or virtualization component & a special zero day shield to block the ever emerging & new forms of very latest trends of unknown zero day malwares

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