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Avast Free Antivirus 2018

About

A free antivirus program for Windows 10. No renewal fee is required each year.

Specs

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https://www.avast.com/en-us/index
Concise help Concise help Provides permanent help that is clear and context sensitive throughout the program.
No
Included firewall Included firewall Includes a firewall that blocks unauthorized access and prevents confidential information from being sent out from your computer without your permission.
No
Spam filter Spam filter Spam filter removes unwanted email from the inbox in your email program.
No
Parental filter Parental filter Parental filter is optional website filtering to protect children.
No
Banking Protection Banking Protection Includes the ability to ensure the websites you visit are authentic, as well as software with a strong password generator and blocks banking scams.
No
Tune-up function Tune-up function Includes tools like a space saver, speed enhancement, battery saver, and other maintenance tools.
No
Password manager Password manager Includes ability to securely store passwords or credit card information and recommend secure passwords.
Yes
Anti-spyware Anti-spyware Includes the ability for scanning for spyware both online and offline.
Yes
Anti-ransomware Anti-ransomware Includes the ability to scan for ransomware both online and offline.
No
Backup Backup Can back up your device’s data to the Internet.
No
E-mail protection E-mail protection Includes the ability to check emails for malicious content such as spam, viruses and phishing emails.
No