avast! 4 Home Edition is a free complete ICSA certified antivirus software for home noncommercial use.
avast! obtained VB100%
awards in 2002/5 Virus Bulletin comparative reviews under Windows.
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 - special providers to protect:
the most of available E-mail clients,
Instant Messaging - ICQ, Miranda etc.,
Network traffic - Intrusion Setection - lightweight firewall,
P2P protection for Kazza, BitTorrent etc.,
Web shield - monitors and filter all HTTPtraffic,
NNTP Scanner - scans all Usenet Newsgroup traffic
and of course all operations with files on PC.
avast! can scan inside the huge number of different packers including ZIP, ARJ, RAR etc. even the Outlook Express .dbx files.
Boot Time Scanner - scans disks in the same way and in the same time as Windows CHKDSK does (on NT/2000/XP only).
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 etc. 20 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.