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Latest version of Avast Antivirus

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    Latest version of Avast Antivirus

    Latest Version of Avast Antivirus Released

    information   Information
    WHQL Version: 2016.11.1.2241 (free version)
    Release Date: November 3rd 2015

    Release History

    What's new:

    NEW: Passwords - Avast can now manage your passwords and generate strong passwords for you. Just one password to remember.
    - checks your passwords security
    - stores your passwords securely
    - includes browser extensions for easier logging in and form filling
    - generates strong passwords

    Android app:
    iOS app:

    NEW: SafeZone browser - Replaced the SafeZone for safer shopping and banking in Pro, Internet Security and Premier
    - Pay Mode: It isolates the session and protects it from possible keyloggers or other malicious software secretly lurking on your computer. With Pay Mode you can perform all your financial transactions in peace, without fear of your password or other personal details being stolen. Pay Mode runs automatically on banking site, but it can be also turned on manually.
    - Shielded Window: To open there suspicious websites and to ensure full anonymity
    - Ad Blocking: includes built in ad blocker extension
    - Video downloading for offline viewing
    - Easy setup: Automatically imports your bookmarks, history and cookies from your current default browser

    NEW: User interface - More space for content, easy control

    NEW: Feedback possible directly from program - report bugs, feature requests and other suggestions easier

    IMPROVED: Home network security now detects more router vulnerabilites and shows more details

    IMPROVED: Installation - it should be now faster and less obtrusive.

    IMPROVED: WebShield HTTPS Scanning - We introduced a new method of HTTPs scanning. It is used in Firefox, Chrome and Opera. It works without changing the certificates and the security parameters and certificates are verified by the browser itself, including checks for untrusted or revoked certificates.

    + Many other minor tweaks and bug fixes

    How to install:

    1. Update from existing Avast version via Settings -> Update -> Update program

    2. Download at: Avast Antivirus FREE Download Page

    3. Or you can download and install from here:





    warning   Warning
    Avast Free Antivirus is a free antivirus program, but you will need to register it each year to get a free license key for it.
    • avast! Free Antivirus works for 30 days after installation in trial mode
    • After 30 days you need to register to get your free license key and stay protected
    • Your free license key is sent within 24 hours by e-mail after registration
    • If the license does not come in 24 hours please check your junk or SPAM folder
    • You need to enter the license key in the program to continue to use it after the 30-day trial period

    Last edited by Brink; 3 Weeks Ago at 10:19. Reason: New version released

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    Windows 8 Dev

    Hmm, will have to check this out : )
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  3. #3

    Cool. Thanks !

    It installs Google Chrome by default without warning !!!
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    Pretty sure there's a checkbox to install it or not.

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Thanks, Airbot.

    Will check it out tomorrow.
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    Avast 7 Up and running. Thanks again !

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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    AIS7 paid version works
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    Avast 7 Beta 2 available.

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    Last edited by Airbot; 19 Feb 2012 at 15:10. Reason: Don't hotlink the direct file. Link to the thread instead.
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    Avast 7 Final build released. (7.0.1407)
    Last edited by Airbot; 23 Feb 2012 at 21:28.
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