Avast Antivirus is a powerful, whose latest version, 4.8.1358, released in November 2009, can be downloaded free for non- comercial and home use only.
It's simple to use and automated Daily automatic updates ensure continuous data protection against all types of malware and spyware. Simply install and forget.
The reason I like this antivirus is ffered in over 30 language versions.
Avast Home Edition includes the following features:
- Analysis files for viruses, spyware, malware and rootkit.
- Analysis of incoming mails for major email clients like Outlook Express, and for instant messaging programs like ICQ.
- It has a firewall to detect all types of intruders and prevent attacks
- P2P protection for clients such as Kazaa and BitTorrent.
- Analysis of boot-time files.
- Analysis of compressed files and can scan the following files: ARJ, ZIP, RAR, TAR, GZIP, CAB, BZIP2, LHA / LHX, ZOO, ACE, ARC, TNEF (winmail.dat), CPIO, CHM, RPM, ISO, 7ZIP and SIS, MIME (plus all associated formats), MAPI (Outlook pst files), DBX (Outlook Express files).
- Web Protection, to detect any possible infection while nevegar Internet.
- Permanent automatic update with new definitions.