Avast Virus Definitions VPS
|Latest Version:||September 17th 2018 LATEST|
|Requirements:||Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10|
|Old Versions:||September 17th 2018|
It is a description of free version Avast Virus Definitions last updated in 2018. It provides you with stable protection without overcharging your system. Also it lets you to pay safely in the Internet.
First of all, programme doesn’t need a lot of resources. Only 512 mb RAM and 2 Gb of free space. All the Windows OS are supported beginning with Window Vista. Also you can download Avast for macOS or Android. Nevertheless, this utility is really undemanding, you can make it use even less. It was done for people who often play videogames, who need to be able to use maximum power of their PC. First of all, you need to install Avast and create an account. As main features virus blocking, password protection and network scanning should be named. Also there is an anti-spam function. Even more functions are provided with registered version. But you need to pay for them.
In settings you can buy some new components such as higher work speed or stronger security.
Installing is easy, but has some interesting details. User can choose a type of security he needs. Two variants are possible: minimal and recommended. The difference between them is in components number. During the installing you can also download Avast SafeZone browser. It is good if you need a browser for financial operations. Browser has an AdBlock. You can also choose where to install Avast and in the same tab you can mark those components you don’t want to get installed. Note! Before editing settings, you should do a quick scan. It will check the whole computer and notice you about problems.
To be sure about your safeness remember about upgrading your programmes. Avast has Software Updater which can check programmes’ version and update them if it is needed. If you don’t want to remember all the passwords, you have Avast has an option for you. You need to set Avast password manager in such a way to be able to use only one ‘’main’’ password anywhere. You can also take a look at weak passwords statistics to be sure that your one is a strong one.
Every time Avast blocks a virus you get a notification. In settings you can set which files should be scanned and how often. Also you can block websites if you want.
In conclusion, it is a good antivirus with vide variety of functions and settings.
What's new in this version:
- A feature of most of our programs is their ability to update themselves automatically. If you are connected to the Internet, virus database updates are downloaded and installed automatically without any user action. The availability of a new version is checked when an Internet connection is established, and every four hours afterwards. Update files can also be downloaded from these pages if required e.g. if your computer does not have an Internet connection. Updates are usually released on a daily basis.
Note: No reinstallation of the program is needed for virus database updates!
- September 17th 2018
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