I would like to share a FREE anti virus software with u all. It’s Avast Anti Virus! Avast Anti Virus is free for home use.
So far I think Avast anti virus covers most of the area, ex: frequent virus definition update (almost daily), anti virus program automatic update, dos mode full system scan, email scanning, web shield, p2p shield and etc. In term of resources, Avast anti virus take more a bit more resources compare to AVG anti virus.
Here is the 7 types of protection avast! 4 Home Edition FREE anti virus software provides:-
1. Standard Shield
2. Web Shield
3. P2P Shield
4. Network Shield
5. Internet Mail
6. Outlook / Exchange
7. Instant Messaging
You can customize the sensitivity level Normal, High and Custom.
It’s worth to mention the Web Shield feature in Avast Anti virus. Since we use to surf web everyday, this Web Shield feature becomes very useful especially when you went to some websites that automatically install virus in your pc without your knowledge. At this time, Avast anti virus web shield will activate and alert you about the virus it try to install in your pc.
Besides, here is another personal experience. The first week i installed Avast anti virus, one of my colleague plug her laptop into our office network right beside me. 5 seconds later, my avast anti virus gave me a warning message! “Warning a virus has been detected…” When i check the virus details, it shows there is a worms trying to attack my computer thru the network and tat worms is coming from my collegue Laptop tat just plug into the network. Avast anti virus is so amazing!
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