Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 Edition 9.0 for Windows 8, 7

Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 9.0 for Windows 8, 7Avast! the leading security software vendor in the current market has released another freeware edition – AVAST! FREE ANTIVIRUS 2014, which includes an intelligent antivirus engine called “DynaGen” that sends micro-updates to your PC in real time to kill malware faster. This 2014 free edition will be compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP operating systems which can be downloaded at zero cost from Avast’s official website. The user interface of Avast is renowned for its elegant and clutter-free design and the current version make no difference. It has many features to clean up infected malware on your PC using the heuristic malware detection mechanism, and thus the risk of losing personal data is reduced.

Avast (Anti-Virus – Advanced Set), an antivirus software developer took numerous awards for 100% virus detection. Avast! has 17.4% of the worldwide antivirus vendor market share according to the recent statistics. Avast! is the most trusted antivirus around the globe with 200+ million users used in more than 40 languages.

The latest version Avast! Free Antivirus 2014.9.0.2011 has been released on December 17, 2013 allowing Windows XP and later versions to download and use. You can try 20-day free trial of Avast! Internet Security 2014 during the product registration that offers maximum web protection when shopping or banking online. It protects your sensitive data from hackers and filters spam & email scams.

New & Improved Features:

  • (NEW) SafePrice, an optional module is added to the Avast browser plugins, designed to combine security with finest deals into solitary, easy-to-use module.
  • (NEW) Avast! GrimeFighter product connectivity
  • (NEW) An Interactive Tutorial is added to enlighten trialware users about all the product features in a crisper and clear-cut style.
  • (IMPROVED) Browser Cleanup tool
  • (IMPROVED) File System Shield’s driver now copy files and install programs faster than ever, giving you the ultimate performance.
  • (IMPROVED) The installer/updater now allows more dependable installation for infected machines.
  • (IMPROVED) Web Shield improves in stability and performance and can detect more threats, and now it doesn’t work as a “transparent proxy” anymore.
Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 9.0 for Windows 8, 7 - Browser Cleanup Tool

Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 is perfect choice for people who browse internet very often that aim to protect your system from a potential threat of malware or virus infection. The product contains all possible modern tools that will remove or reduce the risk of losing your significant information. It includes Anti-rootkit program and faster scanning module with enhanced detection capability.

The real-time “Shields” constantly monitor your internet browsing activity such as connections, email, files downloaded, etc. As this is free version only three “Shields” are available – File System, Mail and Web Shield. The “File System” shield checks all files that are right to use, so as to prevent malware from launching. The Mail Shield prevents malware from infecting your system via email and Web Shield does the same via the Web.

Product Installation and User Interface:

Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 installs nicely on all Windows operating systems without any issues. During the process, it adds a security plug-in for your browsers which turns you away from deceitful or phishing websites that try to rob your important user credentials. You can run a boot scan after the installation for full cleanup that provides you with few options such as fix automatically, move to chest, delete, repair, and ignore threats solitarily or entirely.

Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 9.0 for Windows 8, 7 - Installation

The user interface of Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 has a complete new look mainly intends to support touch-enabled PCs. The main window includes four user customizable buttons for frequently-used features. The smooth icons and subtle menu animations looks great that creates a cleaner experience for users.

Key Features:

  • Powered by new DynaGen intelligent antivirus engine that torrents micro-updates to your computer in real-time, to grab new malware faster.
  • Anti-malware Protection along with Anti-spyware and Anti-rootkit
  • Real-time Virus Database Updates via AVAST Virus Lab cloud
  • Avast! FileRep – Intelligent scanning engine takes smart decisions on whether a file is safe to open via a billion unique files in Avast!’s cloud.
  • Avast! WebRep – An Online Security browser plug-in for detecting unsafe websites.
  • Protective Shields – File System Shield, Mail Shield and Web Shield
  • Real-time Anti-rootkit Protection
  • Browser Cleanup Tool
  • Boot-time Scanner
Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 9.0 for Windows 8, 7 - Main Interface


There are four scanning modules – Quick, Full, Removable and Custom scan. As said earlier, a boot-time scan also included which is very handy that attempts to scan your PC before the OS is completely loaded, thus taking control of particular system files. Depending on the size of the drive and the amount of data stored locally, the “Full System” mode takes more than 90 minutes to finish the task. The components like browser plug-ins, though useful may not be useful for certain users, the installer recommends you to install.

Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 9.0 for Windows 8, 7 - Boot Time Scanner

An improved firewall alerts when you come across phishing sites and scams while browsing internet. WebRep, a browser plug-in tracks the behavior of social and analytical websites. Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 also includes a dashboard for showing security statistics, pop-up notifiers for system status and security news. The dashboard also provides a multi-device manager and a streamlined upgrade pipeline via in-app store.

Finally, Avast! Free Antivirus 2014 continues its legacy in bringing excellent security features into a single product where you can expect higher malware and virus detection scores and real-time protection with its new and advanced technology.