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Avast Free Antivirus 2014

Protect your PC against the latest viruses and spyware.

4.5 stars Editor's rating on Oct. 14, 2013
4.5 stars Users' rating out of 25815 reviews
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303,299,906 total downloads
1,151,853 last week
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Avast Free Antivirus

Protect your PC against the latest viruses and spyware.

4.5 stars Editor's rating on Sep. 2, 2012
4.5 stars Users' rating out of 1568 reviews
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2,640,848 total downloads
20,124 last week
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Avast Internet Security 2014

Protect your Windows PC from online threats.

4.5 stars Users' rating out of 1621 reviews
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2,153,263 total downloads
10,698 last week
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Avast 8 fixes browsers, out-of-date apps

The latest version of the popular free security suite Avast takes aim squarely at fixing your surreptitiously-altered browser, and making sure your Windows software is up-to-date.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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New Avast features roll out to fan legions

A new interface optimized for Windows 8 makes it easier to get at the interesting new features in Avast 8, which include a file shredder, browser cleaner, and software update tool.

By Feb. 28, 2013

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New interface, features capstone Avast 8 (pictures)

Check out Avast's new look and new features, which include a file shredder, browser cleaner, and software update tool.

6 Images By Feb. 28, 2013

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Avast now protects your Android booty

A few months after it bought the Android security firm ITAgents, makers of Theft Aware, Avast releases a rebranded app with some cool new features. It won't cost you a cent in gold, though: It's 100 percent free.

8 Images By Dec. 21, 2011

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Avast Antivirus 4.7 Home Edition

Avast Antivirus 4.7 Home edition works fairly well for a free antivirus protection.

By May. 2, 2007

3 stars Editor's rating May. 2, 2007

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Avast Antivirus 4.7 Professional Edition

Avast Antivirus 4.7 Professional edition is OK but doesn't include some security features found in other antivirus products on the market today.

By May. 2, 2007

3 stars Editor's rating May. 2, 2007

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Avast update blocks legitimate Web sites

An automatic update to Avast's antivirus software falsely tags legitimate Web sites as infected with malware, forcing the company to push out a quick fix.

By Apr. 12, 2011

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'Freemium' antivirus firm Avast gets funding boost

Security vendor has received a $100 million investment from private equity firm Summit Partners, in exchange for a minority stake in the company.

By Aug. 24, 2010

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Week in review: Avast, ye pirates

Guilty verdict issued in Pirate Bay file-swapping case. Also, human error blamed for Amazon's delisting of gay and lesbian books, and Google finally feels recession's pain.

By Apr. 17, 2009

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Avast update falsely flags good apps as malware

Czechoslovakia-based antivirus maker fixes security update that mistakenly identified good programs as a Trojan.

By Dec. 3, 2009