Avast Free Antivirus specifications

What's new in version 5.0.594

  • improved interaction with Windows System Restore; namely, avast now auto repairs itself when it detects a corrupted VPS due to a System Restore (or other reasons)
  • aswSP.sys: solved a minor stability issue
  • solved a problem related to inserting of the license files
  • added the activation code feature
  • solved a problem when avast was progressively slowing down (especially in conjunction with the screensaver)
  • performance improvements in the Behavior Shield
  • avast Screen saver now accessible even in 64 bit Windows Vista
  • stability improvement in aswTdi.sys (solved a compatibility problem with AVG)
  • IS firewall: solved a potential BSOD condition
  • various improvements in the avast! sandbox module
  • minor fixes in the GUI
  • added Catalan and Belarusian language packs


  • Publisher AVAST Software
  • Publisher web site http://www.avast.com
  • Release date June 29, 2010
  • Date added June 29, 2010
  • Version 5.0.594


System requirements

  • Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Additional requirements Not available

Download information

  • File size 51.29MB
  • File name setup_av_free.exe


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  • License model Free
  • Limitations Not available
  • Price Not available