TotalAV Review StaffJan. 21, 2019

In a Nutshell

With an arsenal of virus, trojan, adware, spyware and malware protection tools, TotalAV is an easy to use antivirus software package that definitely holds its own against the top names in the industry. The software can be used on desktop and mobile devices—both Android and iOS—and comes in 3 separate pricing categories depending on the features you’re looking for.


  • Advanced antivirus and malware protection
  • Resolves system speed issues


  • Lack of results from third party labs
  • No parental controls

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 TotalAV dashboard

Highlights and Features

  • For PC, Mac, Android, and iOS devices
  • 24/7 “priority super fast support”
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Remote firewall protection
  • Safe site browser extension
  • Computer performance enhancement tools
  • Virtual Private Network (paid feature)

In addition, TotalAV has a whole suite of tools to boost your system’s performance and make your devices run faster. These include the ability to scan for and remove duplicate files and an enhanced performance feature that identifies and fixes speed-related issues.

Additional features include parental controls, file backup capabilities, and enhanced firewall protection. It also works on most major platforms and devices—PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.


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TotalAV has been in the market for a few years and has made a name for itself, building a solid track record that proves its effectiveness.

The software has scored high marks for its ability to track and remove malware, ransomware, viruses, and other threats, and is known for having an easy-to-use interface that doesn’t slow down your computer or require any sort of expertise to operate.

Also, because TotalAV has tools that clean up your computer and gets things running quicker and smoother, your overall performance improves across the board.

Ease Of Use

You don’t need any prior experience to use TotalAV, so if you’re a bit intimidated about setting up an antivirus program, you can rest easy.

Download and installation are a breeze; and the software is designed to work right out of the box. All the features are readily accessible via a centralized dashboard that’s clean, intuitive, and very simple to use.

As a bonus, you’ll also get some really nice-looking graphs with data about your performance before and after you run specific tools.

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Customer Support

TotalAV refers to their support system as “24/7 super fast support,” and while response times may vary, the company does run a 24 hour live chat on its website. You can also send an email and get an answer 24/7.

If any of that isn’t enough, you can also reach the company by toll free number. That said, the toll free number is mainly just for billing issues.

TotalAV’s website also has a growing knowledge-base that covers a wide variety of topics—from general questions to installation and troubleshooting guides. All the articles are written in very simple language and the information is actionable and very easy to understand.

Bottom Line

TotalAV provides users with a comprehensive defense system to protect their computer and mobile devices from the full gamut of cyber threats. The software is easy to install and use, and with a 30-day money back guarantee and very reliable customer service, trying out TotalAV is about as risk free as it gets.