Free antivirus software with spyware protection
Avast! Home Edition 4.8.1368 Date added: November, 28th 2009 - (Non-Commercial Freeware)
Windows (All Versions)
File size / license:
39.9 MB / Non-Commercial Freeware
Author / product:
Avast! Free Antivirus with more than 150 millions users is one of the most popular and powerful anti-virus programs in the World today! The Home Edition is absolutely free for personal and non-commercial use, and is packed with many useful new features. avast! Free Antivirus is perfect for people who send e-mails and surf popular websites. But if you store sensitive data on your computer, shop or bank on-line.
Avast New Technologies:
Award-winning antivirus engine
Award-winning scanning engine protects against viruses and spyware, with lowest impact on your computer's performance.
Software Updater maintenance tool
Shows you an overview of all your outdated software applications, and prompts you to update your security vulnerabilities.
Streaming virus database updates
Keeps your protection up to date in real-time through more than 200 daily virus updates from the AVAST Virus Lab cloud.
Browser Cleanup, for tidy web surfing
This new tool serves as a maintenance center where you can delete annoying toolbars and plug-ins from your browser.
New user-friendly interface
The avast! UI has been redesigned to keep up with modern navigation styles. Geeks, don't worry, it's still customizable.
Enhanced touch screen navigation
New user interface, with large easy-to-push buttons, simplifies using avast! on your touch-based Windows 8 devices.
Boot-time malware scanning
Scans your computer for infections before it starts and before any viruses hidden beneath it are activated.
Intelligent scanner for faster scans
Reduces the number of required file scans by using a white list of safe files. These files are only scanned if changed.
Note: After 30 days Anti-virus requires a free registration.
- Browsers and Plugins
- CD and DVD Tools
- Cleaning and Tweaking
- Compression and Backup
- Desktop Enhancements
- Developer Tools
- File Sharing
- File Transfer and Networking
- Firewalls and Security
- Imaging and Digital Photo
- Messaging and Chat
- MP3 and Audio
- Office and Business Tools
- Video Software