It’s also true that if you disable the updates or have computers that are constantly offline and not connected to the internet for long periods or at all, the virus definitions will get badly outdated in no time and your computer becomes more vulnerable.
Also, the situation could be that you can’t get on the internet during or after a malware attack to update the antivirus signatures.
Even choosing ‘Custom installation’ and selecting ‘basic protection’ still installs AVG Zen on user’s computer along with AVG Antivirus Free 2016.
The purpose of the cache is to reduce future scan time; since the files in the cache are safe files, future scans ignore those files, and thus reduce scan time by about 50%.When the offline update is complete, AVG will show a confirmation, as shown below. While it might be fine for most users, letting your antivirus package update itself every few minutes isn’t great if you have a very small limit on your internet connection or it’s not very fast and constant updates are eating up your bandwidth, such as when using a mobile dongle on your laptop for example.AVG provides AVG Anti Virus Free for Windows, AVG Anti Virus for Mac for mac OS, and AVG Anti Virus for Android for Android devices.All are freemium products: They are free to download, install, update and use, but for technical support, a premium plan must be purchased.