Download avast! Free Antivirus 6 Featuring WebRep and AutoSandbox

Written By Sam on 27 February 2011

Much awaited avast Antivirus version 6 is now available for download. Including many enhanced features, this AntiVirus is absolutely free of charge. For those unaware of avast, it is an Antivirus software that comes with a package of applications which aims at protecting your computer from every possible virus or malware threat. Known for its data backup utilities, hefty set of security features, avast Antivirus has successfully launched its latest version six with much enhanced characteristics.

avast Free Antivirus 6 boasts high performance antivirus engine that provides atmost protection to your PC. Features of this latest version includes AutoSandbox that executes suspicious files in an environment isolated from your system and based on their behavior decides whether they represent a threat or not and Website reputation system aka WebRep which is a community-based gauge. WebRep informs you about what other avast! users think of the website you’re visiting and thus helps you take a decision whether to visit it or not. As of now avast! is supporting web browser plug ins for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, and promises to have one for Google Chrome soon.

avast! provides three Scan types – Quick, Full and on demand along with a possibility to check removable drives. You can also customize the areas to scan and the software also lets you to set the heuristics sensitivity level, enable code emulation or configure it scan for potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). You can even speed up the scan process by enabling the “persistent cache” feature available in avast! Providing bunch of expert settings for real-time protection and possessing huge database setup, avast seems be much enhanced than the renowned names in the industry, such as Kaspersky and Panda.

Installation of this software is quite simple and instruction oriented. You will be provided an option to select from its list of protection layers and configure it according to your needs whilst installation. Once installed, avast performs a quick scan on your PC and helps you identify malicious threats in it.

Download avast! Free Antivirus 6

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2 Responses to “Download avast! Free Antivirus 6 Featuring WebRep and AutoSandbox”

  1. JHE says:

    Avast has been my favourite for several years now. Complete peace of mind from virus attacks. In all simplicity, the best is getting better.

  2. Avast says:

    thanks for sharing the link, I will download directly antivirus…

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