Since computers have been affected by bugs, general malware and anti-spyware antivirus software has become necessary for the proper working of your system. Nowadays users can rely on basic antivirus applications to improve the security of their devices. In this context, we find the latest installment of the security company Avast with the Avast Free Antivirus 2015 release. This application is available to download for Windows systems.
This new member of the security family has included some new tools and functions besides updating the whole virus database in order to fight against the new threats you can find. For this reason, the new update for this year adds features such as the browser cleanup to optimize the resources of your computer while it is fully protected against menaces that can come online or attached to the files you may download in different circumstances.
This new member of the security family has included some new tools and functions besides updating the whole virus database in order to fight against the new threats you can find
The User Interface has been designed to be simple enough so it doesn't consume additional resources, staying away from fancy visuals. The menu resembles the visual style of what we have seen in Windows 8, which is a minimalist tile style. The performance of the security suite is rather good, using the best of your hardware for a fast analysis while the performance of the computer does not fail.
New tools for your computer
Aside from the usual updates for the virus, anti-spyware and anti-malware database, with this Avast Free Antivirus 2015 release the company has tried to make this version into a kind of suite of utilities for your computer. The addition of the Browser Cleanup allows the users to restore the configuration of their favorite Internet browser. This tool removes the different elements that get installed on your system, such as annoying toolbars, and also solves the problem of hijacked browsers.
In case you have any kind of problem with the security or the status of your computer, thanks to the remote assistance feature you can be assisted by another user that may solve your problem, or you even help other online users yourself. In order to increase the online security, WebShield has been improved for better compatibility with https websites, like the services of Waze or Spotify.
For keeping your system updated to ensure overall security against vulnerabilities, the Software Updater uses all the files available to solve bugs and even manage hardware incompatibilities. This way, with the updater you can solve hardware and applications incompatibilities, even fixing a previous issue with keyboard drivers from older versions.
Avast Free Antivirus 2015 10.4.2233 Features
Discover the latest details and features of Avast Free Antivirus 2015:
- Basic protection of anti-malware and anti-spyware for your computer
- Protect the configuration of your Internet browser with the included cleanup tool for eliminating toolbar elements or recovering a hijacked browser
- Update your whole system with the Software Updater for fighting against vulnerabilities
- Real-time standalone protection in a freeware package with the latest antivirus technologies
- Scan the weak spots of your home-network and solve the possible problems in one-click
- Download additional components from the store of the application for increasing its functionalities
In case you want to check the whole set of features, visit its official website by clicking on the following link.
These are the minimum resources required for running this security application:
- Operating System: Windows XP and later versions up to Windows 8.1
- Processor: Intel Pentium 3 or newer
- Memory: 128MB RAM installed
- Size: 1GB free space available