Avast Free Antivirus

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  • All versions:

    4.5 stars

    out of 27,493 votes

    • 5 star: 20018
    • 4 star: 4936
    • 3 star: 889
    • 2 star: 518
    • 1 star: 1132
  • Current version:

    3.8 stars

    out of 36 votes

    • 5 star: 22
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 3
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 6
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  • 5.0 stars

    "EXCELLENT PRODUCT... I COMPLETELY RELY ON AVAST..."

    November 30, 2016  |   By skbarnwal_2004

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    LIGHT WEIGHT & VERY USER-FRIENDLY SOFTWARE

    Cons

    ALMOST NO CONS...SORRY, I DIDN'T FIND...

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  • 5.0 stars

    "This is the best choice!"

    November 30, 2016  |   By aldo77779

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    Excellent protection!

    Cons

    Not at the moment

    Summary

    Avast Free is at the top, even compared to paid commercial AV software.
    -Complete and customizable installation package
    -Modern and attractive interface
    -Various scan modes with user-defined settings
    -CyberCapture
    - SafeZone Browser
    -Avast Passwords
    -AND MORE...!!!

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Constant popups"

    November 28, 2016  |   By ivaskaj

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    It works, I never got a virus

    Cons

    There are entirely too many annoying pop up ads asking you to upgrade. When a threat is detected, it always shows a popup with an annoying sound. Just block it and leave me alone. And the deal breaker for me, is the Aw Snap errors I constantly got on Google Chrome when I had 100+ tabs open or while on a Tumblr page with endless scroll. When memory use on my system (Windows 10 with 16 gigs of RAM) went above 3,200 MB or so, I'd constantly get the Aw Snap error and everything would freeze up like I was on Windows 95 with a freaking 350 mhz and 128 megs of ram.

    Summary

    There are better free options. I'm using Bitdefender now, and so far I love it.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "crap. absolute crap"

    November 26, 2016  |   By randomguyoverthere

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    very... adequate... protection.

    Cons

    constant ads pursuing your wallet and asking you to rate the product and generally begging you to buy more of their products. and an endless supply of shameless BS.

    Summary

    crap.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's one of the programs I can rely on"

    November 25, 2016  |   By eeaotly

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    It does its job well, but you can see it at its best when you set it to scan at boot. That's when it "catches" most of the viruses "lurking" in your system.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Summary

    Actually, I'm now a Linux user and I'm kind of distanced from the Windows world. But most of my friends are Windows users, and when they have any PC-related problem, - usually caused by viruses - then, Avast Antivirus is one of the programs I can rely on to clean their system.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "ABSOLUTELY THE BEST, MOST COMPREHENSIVE, HIGHLY RATED!"

    November 22, 2016  |   By 15443275vdr

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    This comes out on top in almost every Effectiveness Review Study I've encountered. It is comprehensive and offers automatic updates of other software, tests your online security and more. Easy to use and frequent automatic updates. Can not beat it - anywhere.

    Cons

    Seriously: none!

    Summary

    Get it and use it!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Practical Antivirus"

    November 21, 2016  |   By asult64

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    It is effective and its minimal impact on the computer speed.

    Cons

    The notifactions are too much

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  • 5.0 stars

    "avast best protection"

    November 19, 2016  |   By chairul tansa

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    avast excellent protection can beat any other antivirus
    nitro-powered also equipped cybercpature perfect
    may be a superior product and best
    probably needs to be improved is
    virus protection
    email protection
    network protection
    performance
      This protection continues to be improved in order to increase the performance of the performance of avast
      increases then the result is getting better

    Cons

    there is no
    because I never wear avast for 2.5 years

    Summary

    This product may be the best and
    became No. 1 in the world

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best Free Antivirus there is"

    November 12, 2016  |  

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    It updates upon starting computer.
    Acts in the background to keep you secure
    You never know it's there.

    Cons

    Free contains a few ads but nothing like I've seen others talk about & I've used Avast for over 15 years.

    Summary

    It's the best free I've used & I've used them all. I usually only see 1 ad a day & have never had a problem with "constant" pop-ups. I do use ABP so maybe those who don't use that program get more but what do you want for free?
    Never had a problem with it & it works well with ASC to keep the computer in great shape!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Lightweight app, great for my older machine."

    November 12, 2016  |   By ryearnd

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2016.12.3.2279

    Pros

    Easy to understand and use, easy manual updates, nice software updater feature

    Cons

    none found, free version works fine for me but I am considering a purchase, I feel that I owe for the 2 years hat this software has protected me already.

    Summary

    Keeps my machine running right.

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