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avast! 4.7.1029 Home Edition

avast! version 4.7.1029 Home Edition is fully compatible with Outlook 2007, it contains new unpackers and is available in three new languages.

What is avast! 4.7.1029 Home Edition?

avast! 4.7.1029 Home Edition is a complete ICSA certified and Secure Computing Magazine awarded antivirus software for home noncommercial use. Avast 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-special providers to protect the most of available e-mail clients; Instant Messaging-ICQ, Miranda; Network traffic-intrusion detection-lightweight firewall; P2P protection for Kazaa, BitTorrent; Web shield-monitors and filter all HTTP traffic; NNTP Scanner-scans all Usenet Newsgroup traffic and all operations with files on PC; Boot Time Scanner-scans disks in the same way and in the same time as Windows CHKDSK does.
avast! 4.7.1029 Home Edition is an impressive software that provides the same steadfast protection of well-known antivirus programs, yet it's surprisingly free.
With avast! 4.7.1029 Home Edition guards your PC and the network with multiple shields that scan executables and files. You can adjust the sensitivity level for the program's detectors when it comes to scanning downloaded files, instant messages, e-mails, and a host of P2Ps. Its efficient interface opens up window after window to tweak its settings to your liking, for novice to advanced level protection.

avast! 4.7.1029 Home Edition also enables everyone to be able to select parameters for scanning, and even choose wildcards to exclude specific file types.Eventhough avast! took quite some time to run, we're impressed with this application's boot-time antivirus scan. Fortunately, if you're in a pinch you can bypass it. With immediate real-time protection, clockwork updates, and much more, this free software is highly regarded in our book.
If malicious contents are detected, Avast 4.7.1029 comes to the rescue with handy virus cleanup tools. Some decent PC controls are even handed out here. You can block certain URLs and file operations, such as writing to files or even renaming, deleting or formatting them.

License: Free Requirements: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista File Size: 15.55MB