Avast FREE anitivirus for Windows and Mac
Posted on August 24 2012
Viruses are a mainstay in the computing world. Keep yourself protected for FREE.
Operating Systems Supported
- Windows 7 (any Edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows Vista (any Edition excl. Starter Edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher (any Edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 4 (incompatible with avast! Account)
Minimum Hardware Requirements
- Pentium 3 Processor
- 128 MB RAM
- 200 MB of free hard disk space
Please note that avast! Free Antivirus runs only on PCs with Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 4 and newer.
For best results, remove any other antivirus software from your PC before installing avast.
Avast can be downloaded here:
I have personally used Avast since it was first introduced years ago and have not used another one since. it's fast, sleek, and updates are downloaded automatically.
I have also used the paid version and it runs like the free version, just has a few more options available, but for the normal daily user, Avast Free is the perfect no-cost solution to preventing Viruses on your PC or MAC.