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avast! 4 Home Edition 4.8.1368 December 13, 2009

Posted by endare in Avast.
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avast! 4 Home Edition is a free complete ICSA certified antivirus software for home noncommercial use. avast! obtained VB100% awards in 2002/4 Virus Bulletin comparative reviews under Windows.

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avast! Home Edition includes the following components:

  • On Demand Scanner – with Skinnable Simple Interface – just select what do you want to scan in which way and press the Play button.
  • On Access Scanner – resident scanning of all files being opened, read and written and behavior blocker monitoring dangerous actions of viruses.
  • E-mail scanner easily integrates with most mail clients and it checks both incoming and outgoing mails, it provides heuristic analysis of mail content to protect against new Worms.
  • Network Shield – scans traffic for malicious content – lightweight Firewall.
  • Resident protection for IM programs (e.g. MSN Messenger, ICQ) and P2P programs (e.g. Kazaa, DirectConnect).
  • Boot Time Scanner – scans disks in the same way and in the same time as Windows CHKDSK does (on NT/2000/XP only).
  • Explorer Scanner – right click on the object allows you to scan it.
  • Screen Saver Scanner – scans PC during your coffee breaks.
  • Virus Chest – safety isolated folder to store infected, suspicious and even some system files – to restore them.

True incremental updates of size under 100 KB are available at least twice a week and within couple of hours in the case of emergency of new virus. avast! automatically checks for new updates – downloads, installs and loads them without restart or logoff. Program upgrades are available time to time, they are incremental too (about 300 KB).

avast! 4 Home is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japaneese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and other languages – check http://www.avast.com/eng/down_home.html to download avast! in your language.

You will download a 60 days fully functional demo. You will obtain the FREE license key by E-mail after the registration at http://www.avast.com/i_kat_207.php?lang=ENG.

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