Avast protects you against malware or a virus infection. avast! Free Antivirus download file is a customizable and complete installation package. During setup you can configure options related to security tools, shields (for web surfing, emails and files) or preferred languages. Since the software contains advertising, you will be prompted to install third-party components but you have the possibility to skip them.
Avast offers a pleasant and easy to understand interface which offers quick access to the av status, scanning procedures, tools, portable gadgets with Avast installed for remote control (smartphones, tablets), statistics (component status, real-time and historical data), as well as the big configuration zone.
The security options contain browser security and cleanup (e.g. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox), application updater for other applications installed, remote assistance for access on other PCs, SecureLine for connection encryption against spyware via VPN, GrimeFighter for system maintenance and cleanup, Rescue Disk for bad case scenarios with malware infected computers, and an easy administration connector that reports the Avast state to COM monitoring programs.
- Network protection scan detects home router security problems.
- Includes numerous security-related bonus tools.
- Bonus features not completely effective without separate purchase.
|Name||avast! Free Antivirus|
|Developer||ALWIL Software | see all products from this developer|
|Product Homepage||avast! Free Antivirus|
|Last Week Downloads||30|
|All Time Downloads||930,120|
|OS Support||Windows All|
100% CLEAN Certification
avast! Free Antivirus has been tested by Download82.com team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.