16 April, 2007

avast! 4 Home Edition 4.7.981 - Freeware

avast! 4 Home Edition is a full-featured antivirus package designed exclusively for home users and non-commercial use. Both of these conditions should be met! Our company offers the Home Edition free of charge, since, in our opinion, it is possible to avoid global virus spreading by efficient prevention; however, many users are not able to or do not want to pay for antivirus software. This page will show you the most important features of this program.

Key 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
* Internationalization

Changelog Version 4.7.981, April 14, 2007
* fixed extra-long duration of the boot-time scan under Windows Vista
* WebShield: improved compatibility with Windows Vista
* WebShield: better support for HTTP method CONNECT in upstream proxy scenarios
* fixed a minor memory leak in aswrdr.sys
* auto-updates now use much less CPU resources (should not interfere with other CPU-intensive programs running on the computer, e.g. games)
* added a new unpacker: "installers"; useful especially for detection of malware droppers
* Outlook/Exchange provider: improved compatibility with Outlook 2007
* boot-time scanner: fix for the case when there's the /NOGUIBOOT option in boot.ini
* fixed a problem in Standard Shield under Windows Vista related to saving of Word 2007 documents on FAT partitions
* email alerts now use correct formatting even for non-Latin characters
* fixed a rare problem in Standard Shield related to handling of disk volumes mounted to NTFS directories
* further enhancements in executable unpackers
* fixed a bug in ZOO unpacker
* task scheduler: it's now possible to specify which days of week the task should run
* command-line scanner (ashCmd.exe) now supports a couple of more command-line options, mostly related to handling of infected files[/li]
* mail scanner: improved deleting of entire emails (virus embedded in email body)
* fixed opening of the sounds settings dialog under certain operating systems
* avast! screensaver now available even under Windows Vista 64-bit
* better detection of corrupted/modified VPS file
* WebShield: other minor fixes
* added Macedonian, Croatian and Portuguese (not Brazil) language packs

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