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avast! 4 Home Edition
avast! 4 Home Edition is a full-featured antivirus package designed exclusively for home users and non-commercial use. Both of these conditions should be met! Our company offers the Home Edition free of charge, since, in our
opinion, it is possible to avoid global virus spreading by efficient prevention; however, many users are not able to or do not want to pay for antivirus software. This page will show you the most important features of this program.
Institutions (even non-commercial ones) are not allowed to use avast! Home Edition. However, ALWIL Software provides the full line of avast! antivirus products at special discount prices for non-profit, charity, educational and government institutions. Please see our price lists for details.
||Nov. 6 2006
|| 11.5 MB
||Windows 7, 2000, XP, Vista
||2.0 GHz Pentium class processor or better
avast! 4 Home Edition - Review
avast! 4 Home Edition - is a Free antivirus software - free virus protection for home PC. This Freeware is very good and awarded Filesforfree.com 5-star.
Main features :
- ANTIVIRUS KERNEL
- Almost 100% detection
- Outstanding performance
- Reasonable memory requirements
- ICSA certified
- USER INTERFACE
- Memory test during the program startup
- Very intuitive Simple User Interface
- Testing whole disks or selected folders
- Working with the scan results - actions with infected files
- Virus encyclopedia
- Log Viewer
- Various appearances - skin support
- Running from Explorer context menu
- Antivirus screen-saver
- The system of incremental updates guarantees low traffic
- The updates can be completely automatic
- RESIDENT PROTECTION
- Standard Shield protects the file system
- Generic SMTP/POP3/IMAP4 scanner
- Specific MS Outlook plugin
- Heuristic analysis in e-mail modules
- Limited capability of direct repair (especially macroviruses)
- Repairing files using automatically generated Virus Recovery Database (VRDB)
- Windows 95
- Windows 98
- Windows Me
- Windows NT 4 (No Server)
- Windows 2000 (No Server)
- Windows XP (No Server)
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