AVG LinkScanner is a standalone type of a constituent of the full AVG suite, both free and premium editions. It supplies a level of added protection against a kind of online threats, such as hacked web sites that can forward the browser to sites which the user does not cares to visit and that can intimidate the privacy and even the security of the user’s computer system. It’s designed to work in the backdrop, scanning each web page before it loads to head off exploit sites and threats without slowing down the browsing speed. It’s furthermore encompassed with AVG’s full app. The only conspicuous distinction is that AVG LinkScanner Free Edition’s decreased interface becomes part of the full AVG interface.
Full establishment of this application in the system generally requires a system reboot. In standalone mode, this application’s user interface is a simplified type of AVG interface, with an up-to-date, tile-based look, though only the tile for web browsing is active. This application accesses two rudimentary segments, Surf-Shield and an optional Online Shield that needs an upgrade to trigger.
This application demonstrates the system’s protected status, while the report displays the presence of any threats. The support outlook boasts data about the application’s type, licensing, and similar items. Other choices encompass advanced backgrounds such as Privacy Preferences and a disregard register as well as general options such as updates. This application does well with any of the operating systems mentioned here; Windows XP/Vista/7/8.