Avast! 8 one of the industry top antivirus software protections, latest version is out and it is available to download. If you are already using Avast then you can update via the Update option from the program interface or can be download from the avast website. As of earlier Avast 8 is available in 4 different versions Avast! Free Antivirus, Avast! Pro Antivirus [$39], Avast! Internet Security [$49], Avast! Premier [$69].
Avast team bring some major improvements in this version, a new touch-optimized, Windows 8 style metro interface, Software Updater tool which automatically checks for updates to the most commonly exploited apps like Java, Flash, Adobe Reader etc. and it comes with a Browser cleanup tool to help you review your browser add-ons and remove or disable any you don’t want.
What’s new in Avast! 8
- New User Interface
- Compatible with Windows 8
- Software Health module
- Browser Cleanup tool
- Advanced Privacy Tools (avast! Premier only)
- AccessAnywhere (avast! Premier only)
- Improved Autosandbox/Sandbox technlogy
- Improved General AV performance and stability
Avast! 8 also introduces a new detection engine which monitors suspect files in an isolated environment before you’re able to execute them, is better able to monitor what they’re doing, and, avast! says, will “help users make more intelligent decisions, whether files running in the sandbox are malicious or not”.
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