avast! Free Antivirus

avast! Free Antivirus

Free
It enables you to protect your computer against viruses
4.2  (7,278 votes)
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avast! Free Antivirus is a program that enables you to protect your computer against viruses. The application offers you several scanning methods, that will search for threats in your system. The program detects the malware objects and it enables you to quarantine or to delete them.avast! Free Antivirus is a program that can protect your computer from virus and other threats, for free.

When you install the program, it begins by downloading the latest virus definitions from the author´s website. Before doing this, you must register the program, to be able to access the definitions and program updates. You can choose then to register the free version, or upgrade to the paid option. After registering the program, you will receive a one year license. During this period, you will have total access to the virus updates.

You can activate a feature called Silent/Gaming mode, that will not show any message on the screen when you are viewing your monitor in Full Screen mode. avast! Free Antivirus offers several scanning methods, that will search for threats in your system. The system can be protected by using several shields, like the File System, Mail or Web ones. The program allows to use additional programs, like AutoSandbox (that allows you to run suspicious programs into a protected environment), WebRep (a browser plug-in that can show you reputation ratings for the websites you visit), and SiteBlocking, that allows you to block certain URLs.

Daniel Ángel Romero
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This program has been superseded by Avast Free Antivirus

Review summary

Pros

  • It gives complete protection for your system, for free.

Cons

  • None.

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Vikram Singh Rawat P

Vikram Singh Rawat P This is a very good antivirus for PC.

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The best part of Avast! is its RTP [Real Time Protection] system. It means you don't have to scan every app or game before running them on your computer. Just download and open. Avast! will scan the software, and if something is wrong, it will Immediately stop the software before its installation in your PC.[although pre-Scan before installation of software is advisable]
Pros:-
1. Simple UI.
2. Complete security solution for PC.
3. Real Time Protection.
4. Anti-Virus data update in every 12 hours.
5. It provides better user control over the app than other anti-viruses.
Cons:-
1. None Found.
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Kris

Kris I've never had a problem using avast antivirus software. It's simply the best security software ever.

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