avast! Free Antivirus is the latest update to the popular free version of the Avast suite of AntiVirus products.
Avast Anti-Virus is the perfect antivirus solution for those that surf the web and send emails. It's optimized for Internet Explorer 9 [and IE8] with Scriptshield. The team has added new advanced capabilities not normally seen in anti-virus software and exceeds expectations for a free solution and infact for professional paid solutions.
Avast can scan directly from the command line prompt, includes both Antivirus and Anti-spyware, includes a Boot-time scanner and can also scan files in real-time.
Another standard feature is auto-sandbox which the program will automatically send malicious and/or suspicious files.
This newest version sports a brand new interface and was rated by AV-Comparatives.org as a 5.0 for speed, faster than the other top 20 antivirus programs tested, hands down!
Avast Antivirus 6 is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from antivirus without restrictions. Avast Antivirus 6 2014.9.0.2021 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Avast.
We have tested avast! Free Antivirus 2014.9.0.2021 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]