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  • 5.0 stars

    "best free anti-virus!"

    November 28, 2011  |   By marysneatdesk

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    free, easy to use, auto-updates, trustworthy, fast

    Cons

    none none none

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Just the Perfect antivirus yet!!!!!"

    January 11, 2011  |   By InzamX

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    Ease of use,Good looking User Interface,Doesn't slow your PC down,and highly reliable.I used many other antiviruses,like MacAfee etc.Avast is the Best!The Best antivirus I've seen.....Incredible,I never thought an antivirus could be so good.....

    Cons

    Nothing at all....

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Excellant free anti-virus program."

    January 11, 2011  |   By sp73smith

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    Loads quickly. Notifies you when updates are completed.

    Cons

    Lack of firewall protection.

    Summary

    I had Norton 360 prior to Avast, after installing Avast, instantly noticed a major difference in loading, starting and shutdown times. Easy to configure the program.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Does everything I want it to do."

    January 10, 2011  |   By corlett17

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    Reads my mind, reads my emails and keeps me safe from cyber terrorism

    Cons

    All is fine!

    Summary

    User friendly and free!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "I am very pleased with the protection I have."

    January 10, 2011  |   By tguanche

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    I really appreciate the updates and being able to look at my computer to see it is activated.

    Cons

    I have had to get help downloading it because I am unclear about the process. Each time I download a new version, I seem to have trouble because I think the directions are unclear. My son, on the other hand, gets it done every time!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "By far the best Free ANTI Virus on the net"

    January 10, 2011  |   By carlcornforth

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    Easy to use interface, Anti Virus doesn't slow my computer when in use, automatic updates which can be adjusted with ease.

    Cons

    Its a trial version and not totally 100% free sadly

    Summary

    Top rated product 5 stars, enough said !!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Decent product for free software"

    January 10, 2011  |   By wolfmo

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    I have used Avast! for 4 years now, and I have never had to remove a virus/trojan that Avast! didn't catch. This new version seems faster than the previous one, which took a while to do a boot-up scan.

    Cons

    Performance. It's not bad, but it could be faster, still. Old user interface was atrocious, new one is better, but still could use improvements.

    Summary

    I have used the free version for more than 4 years now, and I have never felt the need to keep one the commercial versions that came with my lappy and desktop, i.e. Symantec and McAfee. It's a little on the slow side and the user interface was horrible in previous versions, but the new one has addressed some of this. Overall, I like it and use it and have no problem recommending it to others. If you really want to be on the safe side, complement Avast! antivirus with a free firewall product, like ZoneAlarm, security for zero $.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "best product I have tried so far"

    January 10, 2011  |   By kenafrost

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    since installing it I have never had any Trojans to remove so it does an excellent job

    Cons

    nothing that comes to mind

    Summary

    A very sexy voice tells me that the latest updates are downloaded, when I commence the scan it runs smoothly and efficiently and tells me that the scan is complete.
    It states no threats on the lap top and I feel secure in the knowledge that nothing has been loaded onto my hard drive that will harm it

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  • 4.0 stars

    "good hassle free"

    January 10, 2011  |   By trsix

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    easy to use for a beginer

    Cons

    nothing up to now

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Very good tool"

    January 10, 2011  |   By tetesingart

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 5.0.677

    Pros

    Fast and accurate

    Cons

    ....mmm there's no thing worst only a feature about repair has gone as like in volume 4, why?

    Summary

    Very interesting features, I can choose some what I want. I've years used it till now.

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