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Avast Free Antivirus

Powerful, free security for you and your family.

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
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Avg rating of 2.9 (24)| 33 comments
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Avast Free Antivirus Features

  1.  No TrackingAvast Free Antivirus will not track you or use your personal data.
  2.  Malware AnalysisAvast Free Antivirus can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.

Avast Free Antivirus information

  • Developed byAvast Software s.r.o.
  • LicensingProprietary and Free Personal product.
  • PricingSubscription that costs between $0 and $79.
  • RatingAverage rating of 2.9 (24 ratings)
  • Alternatives146 alternatives listed

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Our users have written 33 comments and reviews about Avast Free Antivirus, and it has gotten 801 likes

Avast Free Antivirus was added to AlternativeTo by Ola on and this page was last updated . Avast Free Antivirus is sometimes referred to as avast Antivirus, avast, Avast! Free Antivirus.

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brucelgrubb
  
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It sits in the background until it detects an attempt to infect the coputer rather then nagging you every 10 minutes.

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brucelgrubb
  
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It is a myth that Macs don't have virus/malware (they had them back in the days of Classic - just look at Disinfectant which existed from 1989 to 1997) and so getting any reputable free antivirus program to supplement Gatekeeper is a must.

Yes, it is limited but as the old saying goes "an ounce of prevention is worth of pound of cure" and for blocking things like MacOSInstallCore-MP [PUP] it does the job (too many reputable Mac software programmers are using questionable sites as their download option.)

Free versions of commercial software are going to be limited in someway and to think otherwise is unrealistic.

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headlines
  
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RemovedUser
  
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I don't like it, but I keep coming back to it.
you have to turn off the core protection that is basically a proxy on your computer, it monitors all the websites and will block websites such as apkmb..
I set the AdGuard DNS in my router and it is a sufficient semi-protection, along with the google safe websites in browsers. putting it on silent mode, and whitelisting various folder you don't need to scan is also needed. plus - I remove the icon from the start bar since it is buggy on hover it sometimes stays..

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lian00
  
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Avast sold users behavior for years. So Avast was acting like a virus. So why support an antivirus acting like a virus? Don’t install Avast.

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genino
  
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Once a great anti-virus, not anymore.

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owopoly
  
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Avast AV was a top notch antivirus back then... but it became one of the worst AV product now where it became a bloatware on my system and it's almost becoming a total spyware.

I don't know why websites still recommends Avast AV. Quite ironic for a product that is designed to protect our security and privacy, they became something they swore to destroy.

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  • Anti-Malware
  • create-rescue-disk
  • antiphishing
  • Anti-spam
  • anti-spyware
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Avast Free Antivirus platform details

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XP SP3 / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10

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