AVG 8.0 Pro s the latest version of security software from AVG Technologies, succeeding AVG AntiVirus Professional 7.5. The main product in AVG 8.0 is AVG Internet Security 8.0 which, similar to Avast! Anti-Virus 4.8, ESET (NOD32) Smart Security 3 and Avira 8, incorporates anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-rootkit, anti-spam, web shield and LinkScanner site warning toolbar all into one. AVG Anti-Virus excludes firewall and anti-spam, while AVG 7.5 only has anti-virus functionality.
Interested users who wants to try out AVG Internet Security 8.0 or AVG Anti-Virus 8.0 (without Firewall and Spam protection) can download the 30-day full functionality free trial from the AVG download page.
It’s also possible to install valid full license for AVG Anti-Virus 8.0, thanks to offer of free AVG 7.5 Pro which valid to end of 2008.
AVG customers whomever have signed up for the free AVG 7.5 Professional promotion, and have downloaded and installed a copy of the virus protection software, simply download the latest AVG 8.0 setup installer and then install update on top of the AVG 7.5 Pro. The setup will automatically pick up the installed license code or serial number, and users can continue to run AVG Anti-Virus 8.0 until December 1, 2008.
For users who haven’t installed AVG Pro 7.5, the trick is to install using the serial license code that is the same across the board for the free AVG 7.5 Pro license promotion. The license number which valid until December 1, 2008 is:
Here’s the direct download link to the AVG 8.0 (8.0.93) setup installation package program:
If you’re downloading the Trial version, remember to remove the trial key automatically filled in when prompted to enter license code or sales number, and replace with the free license key above.
After installed, AVG Anti-Virus 8.0 will run with unlimited updates until December 1st 2008. Not enough of free usage? Extend the AVG Anti-Virus license period till 2018 (10 long years).
Note: No longer valid
There is more free anti-virus subscription license on offer.
Update: Free AVG Anti-Virus 9
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