Avast Home Edition

Avast Home Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 26516 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.7.1043
  • Total Downloads:
    333,735,609
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 26, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.77MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,155,403
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This impressive software provides the same steadfast protection of well-known antivirus programs, yet it's surprisingly free.

Avast Home Edition guards your PC and the network with multiple shields that scan executables and files. You can select parameters for scanning, and even choose wildcards to exclude specific file types. You can adjust the sensitivity level for the program's detectors when it comes to scanning downloaded files, instant messages, e-mails, and a host of P2Ps. Its efficient interface opens up window after window to tweak its settings to your liking, for novice to advanced level protection.

Though it took quite some time to run, we're impressed with this application's boot-time antivirus scan. Fortunately, if you're in a pinch you can bypass it. If malicious contents are detected, Avast comes to the rescue with handy virus cleanup tools. Some decent PC controls are even handed out here. You can block certain URLs and file operations, such as writing to files or even renaming, deleting or formatting them.

With immediate real-time protection, clockwork updates, and much more, this free software is highly regarded in our book.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 775 votes

    • 5 star 572
    • 4 star 142
    • 3 star 32
    • 2 star 8
    • 1 star 21
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 26516 votes

    • 5 star 19343
    • 4 star 4793
    • 3 star 827
    • 2 star 484
    • 1 star 1069
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4 stars

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September 01, 2008  |  By morton75

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

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5 stars

"User friendly"

December 09, 2007  |  By Joewhey

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

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5 stars

"A great free virus checker"

December 09, 2007  |  By nayrey

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

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5 stars

"Good Antivirus ---YamYam 5 Stars"

December 09, 2007  |  By Mohammed Shakir

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

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5 stars

"Easy, as good as bought ones (as far as I understand)"

December 09, 2007  |  By sussoo

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

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5 stars

"Ok."

December 09, 2007  |  By Lindomar Vieira

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

Pros

Windows Vista.

Cons

Ok.

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5 stars

"The best antivirus I ever used."

December 09, 2007  |  By zsoltszukits

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

Pros

Since I use avast, I have not viruses at all !!! Not like norton, because norton is garbage, and useless!!! Using norton means collecting viruses every day.!!

Avast works the best for me, since I use it. Thanks for this powerful software.Sincerely: Zsolt

Cons

There's nothing not to like in this powerful software.

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5 stars

"I think it's great"

December 09, 2007  |  By abuela13

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

Pros

it cover all of your PC

Cons

I don't quite understand it yat, for some reason I couldn't get into the IE and I messed around with Avast and I don't know what I did , but it started working.

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5 stars

"excellent antivirus"

December 09, 2007  |  By citronel

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

Pros

tres leger (par rapport a norton) fonctionne parfaitement

Je suis tres satisfait

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5 stars

"Great Product!"

December 09, 2007  |  By crowrez

 |  Version: Avast Home Edition 4.7.1043

Pros

Easy to use and effective. Does it get better than that?

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.7.1043
Version 4.7.1043 improves Boot time scanner, adds support for few new packers, and fixes few small issues.
General
Publisher AVAST Software
Publisher web site http://www.avast.com
Release Date September 26, 2007
Date Added September 26, 2007
Version 4.7.1043
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP
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 333,735,609
Downloads Last Week 1,155,403
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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