Avast Free Antivirus
Free antivirus software that is light, mobile-friendly and effective
The software is a special cloud-based antivirus service that is used to provide users with extra protection. The software can be used protect personal computers as well as mobile phones and tablets viruses, malware and a range of other types of security threats
Although the basic version of the antivirus software is available free of charge, users need to pay a fee to use this version as it comes with more features than ever before. People who want to put the software through its paces can download a free trial, which is valid for 30 days.
The software utilises McAfee True Key™, which is a dedicated password manager that is able to recognise the face or fingerprint of users. This technology world to secure the passwords of users and instantly log them into various websites and apps that are password protected.
The file lock feature is utilises by the antivirus software in order to help keep the personal files of users private and secure. It does this by storing those files on the user’s PC using a combination of encryption and password protection.
Users can update their email address any time they choose by logging into their McAfee account. Click on the My Profile section at the top of the account page, click update, enter the new email address and click Save to complete the process.
Users who wish to change their password need to log into their account and click on the My Profile section. After clicking on Update, enter the new password in the space provided and then click on Save. Users can change their password anytime they wish and regularly changing this and other passwords is a good security measure.
The software is compatible with a large number of different versions of Microsoft Windows including Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 and is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit. It can be run with Mac OS X 10.11 or above as well as most Smartphones and tablets.
Most popular browsers are able to support the antivirus software. This includes Internet Explorer 10.0 and later, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari.
People who are running android 4.1 or higher on their Smartphone or tablet will be able to run the software without any issues. A special app has also been created that is compatible with Apple iOS 9 and higher.
The full version of the antivirus software comes with a large number of benefits. Among the most popular of these is the virus and threat protection feature, which blocks a wide range of viruses as well as ransomeware, malware, spyware and unwanted programmes.