Avast Home Edition

Avast Home Edition

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"Simply amazing, especially as it's free"

March 27, 2009  |  By purplejaycars

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.1.389


Boot time scan and removal means virus can't load up into memory to stop you from detecting and removing them. I used to use McAfee and this is one thing that Avast beats McAfee on hands down.
It's Free!


The free version isn't as configurable as I would like, but as it's free I can't complain. The Pro version is far more so. The main thing I would like to configure is exclusions to the scanning, which isn't easily done in the free version.


It's by far the best product that is absolutely free fro home users. It has cleaned lots of viruses for me using boot time scan, and I like it so much that I have converted all my family and most of my friends to use it.

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Full Specifications

Publisher AVAST Software
Publisher web site http://www.avast.com
Release Date April 22, 2004
Date Added April 22, 2004
Version 4.1.389
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 4.77MB
File Name avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
Total Downloads 333,735,609
Downloads Last Week 1,155,403
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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