avast! Free Antivirus 2016.12.1.2272 Free Download

TRIAL: You can try this program, but this version has some limited features or time usage restrictions. You should purchase it in order to remove those limits.

Not many security programs may be that easy to manage as this antivirus

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avast! Free Antivirus is a security utility that will protect your system against general malware from the Internet. This software is constantly updated in order to grant the maximum protection possible for your system. The antivirus offers some interesting tools to maintain your computer clean of junk files that can be harmful for your system’s performance, and at the same time, the software will keep it protected against virus and malware.

This new version of Avast! Antivirus company includes the usual options that all kind of security programs must have, as well as unique functions that make it an outstanding option in our list. Among its features the user will find a scan tool for detecting infected files in his or her system and a powerful firewall for an active security.

Once you get installed this security utility, you can expand its functions thanks to an included market. This new avast! Free Antivirus' section allows you to download new elements that will enhance the performance and utilities this software has as well as adding new ones. Of course this is not mandatory for users to get new applications through this function, but it is pretty recommendable since there are some useful tools like a backup utility.

How it works

avast! Free Antivirus’ new interface is similar to the Windows 8’s icon styles. Its intuitive appearance allows users to easily navigate through its tools and to move around the program in a simple way. At the top of the interface we can see six tabs besides the Home icon: Security, Maintenance, Market, Recommend and Support. In each one of these categories you will be able to update your software, do multiple types of scan, clean your web browser and take a look at the market for additional functionalities.

The Security tab offers the basic function of this program: to access to sub-categories with different kinds of malware: virus, spam, firewall, etc. Its fame around the world is notorious since it provides users with a safe performance being a non-payable utility. Another feature that stands out in this program is the Sandbox mode, which places any program’s icon in the main interface when it suspects it could contain a viruses or any dangerous stuff.

avast! Free Antivirus 2016.12.1.2272 Features

The unique features this program offers are listed below:

  • Sandbox function which finds malware or dangerous content and place it at the main page of the interface
  • It protects your PC from viruses and any type of malware
  • Remote assistance option to be connected with the program anytime
  • SafeZone to prevent bank data stealing
  • Anti-Spam: it protects your PC against malicious mail
  • Firewall that blocks any attack your computer may suffer
  • Direct connection to the Avast! Virus Lab cloud to update automatically
  • FileRep option to make sure a file is safe or not
  • Avast! Portal directory to gather all your device connections
  • Compatibility mode: you can run this program along with other security program

If you want to know more information about this program before the download, check the developer’s website .

Minimum system requirements

The minimum system requirements your PC needs in order to download and install this avast! Free Antivirus are the following:

  • Operating System: Windows XP or higher
  • Processor: Pentium 3
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 100 MB free

Choose your download:

Version Extension Size Version Architecture Platform Download
avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe exe 0.00B 2016.12.1.2272 32 & 64 bits Windows Download
avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe exe 0.00B 2016.11.2.2738 32 & 64 bits Windows Download
avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe exe 0.00B 2016.11.2.2732 32 & 64 bits Windows Download
avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe exe 0.00B 2016.11.2.2262 32 & 64 bits Windows Download
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