AVG 8 Free: slicker interface, more bloat, less functionality

So I installed AVG 8 Free. I think was using 7.5 Free before. The new interface is nice, but AVG seems to be going the Microsoft/Norton/Nero philosophy of adding as much junk as possible to get as many bullet points for their sales departments as possible. I also scanned some Microsoft Word macro viruses, and it wouldn’t let me heal them! The old version worked, but I guess if you want your antivirus scanner to do things like pop up helpful suggestions every second, you got to get rid of useless functionality like… cleaning viruses.

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