Avast Free Antivirus is happy to provide its users the tools and features they need to keep their PC from getting sick with malware. With Smart Scan, you can check your PC for every vulnerability, from infection to out-of-date software. You can identify unknown threats with CyberCapture, and SafeZone Browser lets you explore the Internet without worrying about spies or ads. Best of all, thanks to cloud computing and a slick design, we can offer those features and more without slowing or interrupting you while you work. So scan, clean, and protect without worry -- we'll stay out of your way.
What's new in this version:
- NEW: Passive mode - new compatibility mode, which should solve compatibility issues, when Avast is being installed on a PC, where other AV is installed (and registered to WSC). Most of the shields are turned off, Avast should be updatable. - NEW: Added SafeZone browser, Security browser extension and SafePrice extension to Settings -> Components for better management - FIXED: BSOD for Skylake processor running Windows 10 Anniversary Update - FIXED: Randomly opening Avast UI bug - FIXED: SafePrice browser extension component is not installed during update when Browser extension was not installed in the previous version - FIXED: Compatibility problems with PICO(Bash) processes on Windows 10 Anniversary Update - FIXED: Incorrectly displaying firewall network profile notification - FIXED: Avast is correctly recognized in Windows Security Center after upgrade to Windows Anniversary Update - FIXED: Showing all passwords as reused in passwords list