Latest Version of Avast Antivirus Released
InformationR2SP2 Version: 2015.10.2.2218 (free version)
Release Date: April 22nd 2015
- Faster start after reboot - some components are loaded later
- File System Shield - solved incompatibility with TrueCrypt
- File System Shield - exclusions work again
- Added option to install Skype during Avast installation
- StreamFilter - Improved compatibility with other AV products
It's recommended to use the in-product update (Settings->Update->Program), if you have Avast already installed.
InformationWHQL Version: 2015.10.0.2208 (free version)
Release Date: November 7th 2014
Available through program update option.
If you already have Avast installed, then you can click on Maintenance, Update, and Update Program to update to the new version. You will need to restart the computer afterwards.
Avast 2015 (10.0.2208) Program Update Download Page
(select the "Free" option)
Avast 2015 (10.0.2208) Free Antivirus Download Page
(Click on Download, and the No thanks, I want free protection option)
Here is the list of major changes/improvements:
* Fixed problem with missing NG component under certain circumstances
* Fixed a bug in the keyboard driver causing problems with keyboards
* Better compatibility of the WebShield with some https pages (e.g. spotify, waze, etc.)
* SecureDNS - better logic of server selection resulting in performance improvements
* Fixed reported crashes
WarningAvast 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