Avast Free Antivirus 2014 ( version 9) is the newest build from avast. Avast belong to country Czech Republic.
The interface for avast has been changed. Inspired by Windows 8 metro theme.
Avast provides protection from malwares along with protection from spyware and rootkits. It also blocks malicious websites.
Avast malware detection rate is very good . It has a good behavior based detection. Low false positive. Web protection is also good.
It lacks firewall, anti-spam and web filter. Online banking and shopping protection is missing.
Still good for most users who are looking for free security product. Recommended for most user who are looking for free antivirus.
Easy to use
Avast has a lot of settings that can be done.
RAM usage is low so interface responds quick.
Daily Virus definition updates are small in size.
Overall very good level of protection
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- Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
- Installation is fast and easy
- through custom installation you may choose which component to install or not to install.
- This is the new main interface of avast. Online registering will be required for using it.
- Online registration is fast and easy.
- After registration click “stay with basic protection”.
- manual scanning module
- choose what type of manual scan you want to do.
- under Tools menu there are various components
- Software updater is a useful tool. It scans the computer and tells which of the installed softwre is outdated. It offers update button which can be used to download latest version of the software.
- Automatic update is not available in free version. It is available in paid version.
- Browser cleanup is helpful tool to remove unwanted browser extensions.
- You should not remove all the extension but only those that are not required.
- bootable rescue disk creation tool.
- help tools
- Statistics shows your computer data and golbal data collected by avast.
- AVAST SETTINGs