Download – Avast! 4 Home Edition

Avast! 4 Home Edition is a complete ICSA certified and Secure Computing Magazine awarded full-featured antivirus package available free for home and non-commercial usage.


The latest version of avast! antivirus kernel, certified by ICSA, features outstanding detection abilities, together with high performance. It offers 100% detection of In-the-Wild viruses (viruses already spreading between users) and excellent detection of Trojan horses.

The avast! engine also features outstanding unpacking support. It can scan inside the following archives: ARJ, ZIP, MIME (+ all associated formats), MAPI (Outlook pst files), DBX (Outlook Express archives), RAR, TAR, GZIP, CAB, BZIP2, ZOO, ACE, ARC, LHA/LHX, TNEF (winmail.dat), CPIO, CHM, RPM, ISO, 7ZIP and SIS. It also supports a number of executable packers (such as PKLite, Diet, UPX, ASPack, PeShield, FSG, MEW etc.).

Avast! 4 includes the following components:

  • On Demand Scanner
  • On Access Scanner
  • Instant Messaging
  • P2P protection for Kazza, BitTorrent
  • Web shield
  • NNTP Scanner
  • Boot Time Scanner

Version 4.7.827 improves detection, lower memory footprint, CPU load and adds new languages to 26 in total.

Avast! 4 Home Edition Features

  • Antivirus kernel
  • Automatic updates
  • Simple User Interface
  • Virus Chest
  • Resident protection
  • System integration
  • P2P and IM Shields
  • Integrated Virus Cleaner
  • Network Shield
  • Support for 64-bit Windows
  • Web Shield
  • Generic SMTP/POP3/IMAP4 scanner
  • Specific MS Outlook plugin
  • Heuristic analysis in e-mail modules

Publisher: ALWIL Software
Version: 4.7.827

10.5 MB | Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 | Download | Freeware

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