avast! software provides complete virus protection for your computer. Antivirus engine is complemented by anti-spyware, firewall and antispam modules to protect you against phishing schemes, identity theft and internet-distributed web viruses. Automatic updates for greater user convenience and safety. Top user ratings among free antivirus software. The new avast! includes a spyware detection engine. To protect you from identity theft as well as viruses. avast! Pro Antivirus - better protection during web surfing. Full-featured antivirus software. Better than our free antivirus, especially for web surfing, but without the firewall and antispam included in avast! Internet Security. Also if you wish to customize your security, this is the recommended software.
The Avast! Internet Security application comes with an antispam filter and built-in firewall. Once installed, avast! runs silently in the background to protect your computer against all known forms of malware. You don't need to do anything else - just install and forget! Active internet users need greater protection for themselves as they shop and bank on-line. To secure against threats from infected web sites and the growing risk of identity theft, avast Internet security provides you with continuous protection from its layers of antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-rootkit protection, firewall and antispam.
Avast! Pro Antivirus Based on the award-winning avast! antivirus engine, avast! antivirus contains all of the features you would expect in a modern antivirus program. It incorporates anti-spyware technology certified by West Coast Labs' Checkmark process, as well as anti-rootkit and strong self-protection capabilities, but now provides even faster scanning with improved detection ability. It contains several real-time Shields which continuously monitor your email and internet connections and check the files on your computer whenever they are opened or closed.
Continuous protection against viruses and spyware Ensures all mails sent and received are clean Keeps you protected from chat infections Stops attacks from hijacked websites Lets you safely browse suspicious websites or run unknown applications Allows safe and uninterrupted gaming
What's New in This Release: Important changes: improved compatibility with Windows Vista SP0/SP1 attempt to solve the Windows Media Player using a red skin problem Firewall: improved compatibility with uTorrent improved the sample submission process introduced new CreditAlert feature (US customers only) improved load time of WebRep IE plugin improvements in the silent installer improvements in the sandbox module added Thai and Serbian language packs
New: Firewall: the long-standing uTorrent compatibility problem should now be finally resolved improved tracking of file sources improvements in the installer fixes of bugs reported in the previous beta
System Requirements: Processor Pentium 3, 256 MB RAM, 370 MB of free hard disk space