Avast! Free Antivirus review:

Many anti-virus softwares are available for free on the internet today.
Some of the most popular ones are Avast, Avira and AVG.
Avast! Free Antivirus is possibly the lightest when it comes to consuming resources and speedy scans.
I recently reviewed  Avast! Free Antivirus 5.0.594, explaining its features and posted screenshots of the components.

The free version is quite excellent with several features

Core and Detection
Antivirus and anti-spyware engine
Real time anti-rootkit protection
avast! Community IQ
Code emulator
Heuristics engine
Potentially unwanted programs detection

Scanning
Boot-time scanner
Wake-up for scan
Scheduled scanning
avast! Intelligent Scanner

Shields

Behavior Shield
Behavioral Honeypots
File System Shield
Mail Shield
Web Shield
P2P Shield
IM Shield
Network Shield

Misc
Smart virus definition updates
Fast application of updates
Silent/Gaming Mode
Multi-threaded scanning optimization
Green computing
avast! iTrack
Graphical user interface
Automatic processing

For more details and screenshots read my review at Avinashtech.com

The review was originally posted at Avinashtech.net

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Ashwin is addicted to Android and PC softwares, loves to write reviews, especially about freewares :)

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