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Both have many thousands of users worldwide, but each is strong in geographical areas where the other isn't.
High-end security technologies continue to show up in both product lines.
Unless you opt out, the toolbar makes Google your default search engine, but it doesn't take over your home page.
The installer also presents a full page devoted to explaining how Avast uses your nonpersonal data, and how you can opt out if you wish.
The current product's main window could hardly look more different from the 2016 edition.
That edition featured a mostly white main window with some orange shapes lurking in the corners and a menu of icons across the top.
Fans of both tools can rest easy; there's no plan to merge them into a single product.
Of the antivirus products I track, only Avast, AVG, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10, and Kaspersky Anti-Virus appear in the results from all five labs.
Avast's aggregate score of 8.7 points (from a possible 10) is quite good, even better than AVG's 8.4 points.
However, it takes no less than 15 minutes to login (Welcome with the loading icon next to it for 15 mins), and it also takes about 10 minutes to load the desktop. Wasn't doing this before, and no idea why it is now. However, when I went to check them they weren't in the log.
Wife says didn't restore to last working point, but... I've been searching around and tried to look at the Event log for startup via However, the cmd returns with: "Failed to open event query.