It's one of the best free antivirus on the market, and in addition,as a personal experience, I can say that this is my favorite antivirus, like the other tens of millions of people worldwide.
Also it doesn't involve process restart following set up, but this really is crucial for Sandbox. The user interface continues to be modified and it is a nice, present day. Resource consuming is reduced, without effect on the program and updates to this version are minor: Streaming improvements, new design, export\import configurations, instrument assist.
- Improved File System Shield speed
- Improved AutoSandbox stability
- Improved AutoSandbox controls
- Improved gadgets
- Compatibility with Win 8 Consumer Preview
- Greater stability of Outlook plugins
- Other security and stability-related improvements
Key features- Core and detection.
- Real time anti-rootkit protection.
- Avast! Community IQ.
- Code emulator.
- Heuristics engine.
- Potentially unwanted programs detection.
- Boot-time scanner.
- Command-line scanner.
- Wake-up for scan.
- Scheduled scanning.
- Avast! Intelligent Scanner.
- Behavior Shield, behavioral Honeypots, file System Shield, mail Shield, web Shield, P2P Shield, IM Shield and Network Shield.
- Smart virus definition updates and fast application of updates.
- Gaming mode.
- Optimized forIntel Core i7.
- CPU optimization (ie multi-threaded scanning).
- Green computing, etc.
Minimum System Requirements:OS: Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 4, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit);
Processor: Pentium 3;
RAM: 128 MB;
HDD: 200 MB of free space.