Avast Free Antivirus

by AVAST Software s.r.o.

A free artificial intelligence-powered antivirus program that provides real-time malware protection.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: AVAST Software s.r.o.

Release : Avast Free Antivirus 17.9.2322

Antivirus check: passed

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Powered by artificial intelligence and a community of 400 million users worldwide, Avast Free Antivirus provides effective protection against all types of malicious software, and it's completely free. With Avast, you get essential protection that uses the same intelligent technology as our premium options. Through machine learning and big data, we protect you in real time and even block threats before they harm you.

So, what does Avast Free Antivirus offer? With Avast, you get easy-to-understand and use PC protection. You are protected in real time against viruses, ransomware, Trojans, and other types of malware. Additionally, we provide automatic updates to guard you against the latest threats.

Features:
  • One-click PC scan: With the Smart Scan feature, you can detect malware and vulnerabilities on your computer, including unsecured settings, suspicious add-ons, and outdated software, and help you fix them.
  • Diagnose and heal new threats: With CyberCapture, you can examine suspicious files before using them. If they're dangerous, we'll develop a cure and distribute it across the entire Avast network.
  • Protection beyond your PC: Our Wi-Fi Inspector feature scans your network to prevent strangers from exploiting it and to stop malware from intruding through weaknesses.
  • One password to rule them all: Our Password feature allows you to secure all your accounts, on all your devices, with a single master password.

Additionally, to make your gaming experience optimal, we allow you to disable notifications. That way, you can focus entirely on your game. Worried that all these features might slow down your system? Fear not. Thanks to cloud-based processing, Avast can protect you without slowing down your computer. Download it now and discover why 400 million users worldwide trust Avast to protect their data, devices, and dreams.

Avast Free Antivirus offers real-time protection against various malware types using artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Windows 10/8.1/8/7 (32 or 64-bit)
1 GB RAM and 2 GB of hard disk space
Internet connection for automatic updates
Standard screen resolution not less than 1024 x 768 pixels

PROS
Effective protection against various malicious software
Cloud-based processing ensures no system slowdown
Features like Wi-Fi Inspector and CyberCapture for enhanced security

CONS
Can slow down the system despite cloud-based processing.
Constant upselling to paid versions can be annoying.
Some advanced features are not available in the free version.
Jake
Avast Free Antivirus protects against viruses and stuff.