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Avast Antivirus free-cost version is one of the worldwide popular programs, designed to prevent and remove viruses on personal computers. Unlike other known antivirus packages, it offers a complete solution with the required functions, even in the free version.
The installation package has a small setup file, which once downloaded and executed, performs the installation into the computer, getting the rest of the necessary components from Avast's data centers. This installation method is a great advantage undoubtedly, since such programs tend to become obsolete very often, and this type of installation ensures users to get the product's latest version.
Avast Free Antivirus program features powerful functions, including its continuous virus definition database; real-time protection against malware threads; browser security, supporting popular programs; remote assistance to access other network computers; cleaning options and system maintenance.
Another important feature is referred to its modern interface, which may be operated by users with minimal computer's knowledge. A clear example is related to its automated installation, which once done, leaves Avast ready to be used, along with the target computer fully protected against virus and other common threats.
Avast Antivirus can be operated in various modes. It has 'Quick-Scan' function, which explores system areas, commonly reached by malicious code. The advantage about this method is its processing speed and minimal system resources required; while the disadvantage is related to its partial exploration. The other method is called 'Deep-Scan', which explores the system in depth, scanning all the files and critical system areas; this option ensures a clean system, but the processing time and resources spent could be largely noticeable.
Additionally, the scanning process can be scheduled to be executed outside the working hours; this is the recommended method by specialists.
Finally, we can recommend Avast Antivirus free version, as program that includes the necessary features to keep the computer protected against viruses and threads.
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New in this Version
- New Real time anti-rootkit.
- New Silent/Gaming mode.
- New Behaviour Shield.
- Improved antivirus and anti-spam engine.
- Improved Mail Shield, System Shields, Improved Behavior Shield.
- OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Win7/8, and Win 10.
- Processor: 1GHz Intel/AMD processor or above.
- RAM: 256MB RAM (512MB or above recommended).
- Free Hard Disk: 100MB space for installation.
- Graphics Card: Super VGA (800×600) resolution, 16-bit graphics card or higher.