Avast Home Edition

Avast Home Edition

Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 26397 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.5
  • Total Downloads:
    333,735,609
  • Date Added:
    January 08, 2005
  • File Size:
    4.77MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,155,403
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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  • Current Version

    4.5

    out of 314 votes

    • 5 star 251
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    • 1 star 22
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    out of 26397 votes

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5 stars

"IT TAKES CARE OF BUSINESS,WITHOUT BOTHERING ME"

June 01, 2007  |  By clearlakeiii

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

I LIKE THAT IT DOESN'T TAKE UP MY MEMORY. IT DOES WHAT IT'S SUPPOSE TO DO, WITHOUT CONSTANT NAGGING.

Cons

MY TRIAL PERIOD IS OVER.

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5 stars

"Excellent Product"

February 22, 2006  |  By theonefowler

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

Easy user interface

Thorough gives maximum security.

Convenient does not require you to stop everthing you are doing to run a scan.

Does not cause crashing to my XP based OS.

Cons

None yet

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5 stars

"Best AV product"

March 23, 2005  |  By yucwu

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

Stable, simple interface, easy to use, automatic updating and of course detect many viruses that other softwares failed to. I have used Avast for almost two years. Before it, I used 3 famous commercial AV products and none can compare with Avast. After installing Avast, I have a peace of mind. Other softwares either slowed or crushed my computer. Avast never. I cannot belive it's free! It can easily beat any commercial AV products on the market. Thank you Alwil for such wonderful product.

Cons

Such a good product and it's a shame that not many people know it.

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5 stars

"Easy to install, updates itself regularly, quickly and automatically."

March 22, 2005  |  By colinsky

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

Slick interface. Does not slow down your system.

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5 stars

"SImply the best - no bugs - good job"

March 22, 2005  |  By Vuk

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

Good, automatic update of all virus definitions, simple for use, if you need registration code (for home edition)you don't need to pay anything. Just visit site and order a new licence code...

Simply the best.

Try, it cost nothing, and gives you much more than you can imagine.

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5 stars

"Excelent program!"

March 21, 2005  |  By drycos1

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

I have two norton antivirus software on one hard drive and avast on the other, avast is as good as norton! What more could you want from a software for free! Give it a try! Auto updates!

Cons

none

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5 stars

"Great for Novices"

March 21, 2005  |  By alasar147

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

I don't know the good points or bad points of expensive software, but I have trusted Avast to keep my computer clear of viruses successfully for over two years now.It reassuringly updates at every connection to the internet ( unobtrusively) and even I find it easy to use.

Use it with confidence and dont let eggheads put you off because it may not have some feature you or I will never use anyway.

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5 stars

"This is great"

March 21, 2005  |  By williesbest2

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

I downloaded the Avast 4.0 version some time ago and could not stand it because of how slow the program was. In 4.6 they improved it greatly. The scanning engine is really efficient and detects everything, including some that other av scanners miss. It detected 4 virusworms for me that no one else could pick up and now my computer is running much smoother and hasn't had a virus since install. I think this is the best av around and yes I have tried almost every av scanner out. I also like the fact that you can stop a hacker from deleting, renaming, opening, etc a file. Download now, you won't regret it, I promise.

Cons

The on-access protection control does not delete the virus when it finds one. It only alerts you if it found one, not very useful. I guess it could be because I have deleting the file as a blocked operation.

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5 stars

"Very good anti virus program."

March 20, 2005  |  By cbs1963

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

Automatically updates the virus database and program. Can be set to scan at boot or by scanning all drives, select drives, or select files. Easy to use and free.

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5 stars

"this is the best av i have tried."

March 20, 2005  |  By bgoodman

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.5

Pros

nothing gets past avast.i am networked with 3 other computers and when 1 of those get a virus using another av i have never had a virus since i have had avast.

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General
Publisher AVAST Software
Publisher web site http://www.avast.com
Release Date January 08, 2005
Date Added January 08, 2005
Version 4.5
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 4.77MB
File Name avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 333,735,609
Downloads Last Week 1,155,403
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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