Avast Home Edition

Avast Home Edition

Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 26330 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.7.942
  • Total Downloads:
    330,616,138
  • Date Added:
    February 05, 2007
  • File Size:
    4.77MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    991,546
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 594 votes

    • 5 star 463
    • 4 star 79
    • 3 star 18
    • 2 star 11
    • 1 star 23
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 26330 votes

    • 5 star 19203
    • 4 star 4771
    • 3 star 820
    • 2 star 479
    • 1 star 1057
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4 stars

"Works well, spams too many adverts."

October 23, 2014  |  By Zognorf

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

Seems to do its job without slowing down my system.

Cons

Keeps telling me I have "dangerous search engines" or some-such, by which it means Google, and wants to replace it with another one nobody uses.

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5 stars

"Simple and super fast to sort those Nasty Gremlins"

October 23, 2014

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

Boot scan is a weapon, finds 90% of the issues
Software updater is super useful
Easy use interface
Self updates with a vocal notification

Cons

Doesn't always get new virus's occurring,or at least straight away.
Some older virus have been over sited and not found
The bad tool bar remover cleans great but will keep adjusting your web browser search to BING OR YAHOO .? really i do understand its a free protections and these simply seem to be sponsors but very annoying

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5 stars

"My PC's personal bodyguard and protector.....!!!!!"

October 23, 2014

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

Free
Real time scans (Online & offline)
Best thing I like is the boot time scan feature
Very nice UI

Cons

Have been using avast since last 4-5 years and didnt face any issue as of now

Summary

Reliable and surf without any worries coz avast gonna take care of everything else.

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5 stars

"Safe, Fast."

October 22, 2014

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

Not CPU consuming, block suspicious sites quick.

Cons

Cannot solve the Java update problem.

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5 stars

""Great product, old & new versions.""

October 22, 2014  |  By PurPanda

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

I have used Avast for years without a single problem. It has stopped a number of "PROBLEMS," and I recommend it to all my friends and family & they have been using it for years too & love it. Thanks for a great product, Avast, & stopping all my problems trying to come in! :-)

Cons

None that I have came across.

Summary

Wouldn't it be nice if all downloads were as efficient and trustworthy as Avast? We have been using Avast for 10 + years! :-)

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5 stars

"The best I have used"

October 22, 2014  |  By oxfordmo1

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

It is there looking after your computer even when you think it is not there

Cons

Asks to remove programmes I have used for years with no proper explanation why

Summary

overal the best I have used and I have tried a few

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4 stars

"Best free anti-virus software I've found."

October 22, 2014  |  By SJHH

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

Extremely thorough, runs very quietly in background and does a great job.

Cons

Not very keen on more intrusive nature of newer versions but still does the main task very well indeed.

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5 stars

"Great product, old AND new versions."

October 22, 2014  |  By gritchie1

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

I have used Avast for years without a single hiccup. It's stopped a number of "nasties," and I recommend it to all my friends and family. Thanks for a great product, Avast. :-)

Cons

None that I've come across.

Summary

Wouldn't it be nice if all downloads were as efficient and trustworthy as Avast?!

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2 stars

"Protects too much."

October 22, 2014  |  By fraterphoenix

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

None. Sorry about that. Just about all 3rd party security software is just too much for everyday use online or off.

Cons

I have recently found out that 3rd party security software is too much for the average user. Gamers and even other software can be blocked to some degree if not completely by these type software. Unless you are a spy working for the government, I see no real reason to use 3rd party security software (free or otherwise). M.S. Essentials is enough.

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5 stars

"Does a good job without much fuss or system resources"

October 21, 2014  |  By AussiePete

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 2015 2015.10.0.2206

Pros

Simple to use when you get used to it the interface.
Uses little resources compared to some other virus programs.

Cons

Takes a while to find your way around the modern style settings and interface. I prefer a "classic" type user interface.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher AVAST Software
Publisher web site http://www.avast.com
Release Date February 05, 2007
Date Added February 05, 2007
Version 4.7.942
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 4.77MB
File Name avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 330,616,138
Downloads Last Week 991,546
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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