Download Avast Free Antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus

Version 17.4

Avast Free Antivirus is simple to use and reliable, and includes a raft of extra privacy tools to keep you safe online

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  • High-speed download
  • Checked for viruses
  • Free

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Cat Ellis

Avast's free tool is much more than just an antivirus utility; it also offers fantastic spyware and adware detection and removal. A worthy rival to paid-for antivirus software.

Cat Ellis

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Avast Free Antivirus
Avast Free Antivirus
Avast Free Antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus is a fully functioning virus scanner that's so easy to use, it's accessible even to complete novices.

 

Why you need Avast Free Antivirus

The real-time protection fights viral infections through its multiple protection methods, including email monitoring, protection for exchange platforms, messenger scanners and a notification service. You can set the effectiveness of each of these methods manually, as well as the scanner's overall sensitivity, and the in-built browser cleanup tool lets you remove irritating toolbars and add-ons.

You can check files and folders for viruses manually, but the automatic boot-time scan may be more effective and we recommend setting it to run at least once a week. 

Avast expands its virus database regularly, and you'll receive alerts when your software needs updating.

 

Latest updates

The latest edition of Avast Free Antivirus includes a password manager for managing your logins and generating new secure passwords. It checks the security of your existing passwords, stores them securely and includes browser extensions that make it easier to log into your favorite sites.

There's also an improved user interface, virus scanning and home network security.

Note that when you run Avast Free Antivirus for the first time, you will be prompted to register for a free account. This will give you a 30-day free trial of the premium version, after which it will revert to the free edition.

To find out which security suite is right for you, check out our guide to the best free antivirus software.

Having trouble downloading this program? Check out the developer's site (linked on the right). If this doesn't help, please send a description of the problem to downloads@futurenet.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. Please note that this download is for Windows only.

  • High-speed download
  • Checked for viruses
  • Free

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