Avast! Home Edition 4.8.1195


The simple home solution to great protection

avast! antivirus Home Edition represents the best antivirus protection available and is available free of charge for non-commercial, home use.

It is designed to protect your valuable data and programs, as well as keep itself up-to-date. It also comes with the kind of built-in features that many vendors charge for additionally, or don't include at all such as anti-spyware, anti-rootkit and strong self-protection. Simply install and forget. To download avast! antivirus Home Edition for free, click here.

All-inclusive and comprehensive protection avast! antivirus Home Edition includes ANTI-SPYWARE protection, certified by the West Coast Labs Checkmark process, and ANTI-ROOTKIT DETECTION based on the best-in class GMER technology. No additional purchase is required.

Simple to use and automated Just install and go. Automatic incremental updates means that avast! antivirus keeps itself up to date to provide continuous protection of your computer. We've made avast! as simple to use as possible.

Tried and Trusted With over 50 million users of avast!, you can rest assured that you are using one of the most tried and trusted products in Windows security. We support more Windows versions (from Windows 95 to Vista 64 Bit) than any other anti-malware product. No matter what system you have, avast! has it covered.

Anti-spyware built-in

Certified by West Coast Labs Checkmark certification process, avast! antivirus 4.8 now comes with anti-spyware capability built in to the scan engine.

avast! antivirus 4.8 now offers even more protection for your valuable data and programs, all in one download.

Anti-rootkit built-in

Another key feature of avast! antivirus 4.8 is the inclusion of anti-rootkit technology, based upon the class-leading GMER technology, and now built-in to the scan engine as standard.

Rootkits are programs that install on your system, while keeping themselves, their processes, services and registry keys hidden, to stay invisible. They represent a substantial security risk on home and company networks and standalone machines, and are usually notoriously difficult to find and remove.

avast! antivirus 4.8 has full live-system anti-rootkit protection. No boot disks required, it's all built-in and working with one install.

Strong self-protection

A significant security feature has also been added to avast! itself. avast! antivirus 4.8 now includes strong self-protection, to prevent malware from turning avast! protection off.

This key enhacement helps to add that extra layer of protection to protecting your data and programs with the multi-award winning avast! antivirus technology.