Avast Free Antivirus is a full-featured product, with the same antivirus and anti-spyware scanning engine used in our premium products. Leaner and meaner version 6.0 provides even faster protection than its predecessor and offers a web-reputation browser extension as well as virtualization technology. Accurate threat updates via avast! CommunityIQ technology ensure worry-free downloading, surfing, social networking, and gaming--for over 150 million registered users (and over 120 million active users).
What's new in this version: Version 6.0.1091 solved a compatibility problem with ZoneAlarm (WinXP). Added WebRep Chrome extension. Improved installation of the WebRep plugins (especially Firefox). Solved a compatibility problem with Outpost firewall. Solved a bug related to the AutoSandbox offer (WinXP). Gadget can now be removed by simply closing it. Solved a compatibility problem with GameGuard and sXe. Includes SafeZone improvements. Improved sandbox logging.