Avast! Pro Antivirus 2017

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Product Overview

Category: Antivirus Software for PC
Product Rank: #9 in Antivirus for PC
Price: $39.99
Supported OS: Windows XP SP2/Vista/7/8

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Offers "Remote assistance" feature that lets you take help from a friend to resolve issues on PC.

Lacks anti-phishing feature which most other competitive products currently offer.

The Verdict:

Avast Pro antivirus meets all the basic criteria to establish a solid security platform on your computer. Additional features like "silent gaming" and "sandbox" make it better than its free version.

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If you are looking for a robust antivirus with the least footprint on the system resources, Avast Pro is the antivirus made for you. It has an integrated approach for your computer security. The user-interface makes it easily adaptable for the novice and experts alike.

Besides using the traditional techniques to protect the PC from everyday threats, Avast incorporates advanced techniques. This includes proactive link scanning and coding the link. The “Sandbox” feature tests the behavior of an application by running it in a virtual environment thereby providing total security to the system. There is also a security widget that highlights your security status.

One of the antivirus software certifying lab, AV Comparatives attested that Avast ranked no.1 in virus-detection. If you can ignore the tiny bit of extra time taken at the time of start-up and shutdown, you are welcome to enjoy the best performing make of the Avast. With smart customization that includes configuring and disabling features, we reckon, you might even get past these limitations.

The real-time protection against malware, P2P scanning, streaming updates from Cloud, Remote Assistance, SafeZone are few of the attractive features users avail in Avast Pro antivirus. Users may choose to start-up the Avast Pro antivirus at the time of boot so that the virus that could be loaded at the time of boot could be caught instantly. The Avast also has a provision for gamers in specific. They can activate the silent gaming mode in the software that stops any trigger that might pop up at the time of gaming.

There is no reason to doubt the value of the product. With the ease of implementation and the demand for minimal specifications required, Avast Pro antivirus serves best to the interest of a PC owner.

You may always avail the knowledge shared in the official website through the tutorials and the news feed. You may have most of your questions answered in the FAQs. The Avast Pro antivirus also have a toll-free number that helps save your money for the calls you make for the technical support.


We have the best reasons to go for light, silent and efficient software that Avast Pro antivirus is. The advanced techniques to address malware, sand-box that ensures safety for any process (be triggered by another process or human), Silent/Gaming mode and minimal system specifications required make it hard to overlook. It offers a good value for the money that you pay.

Features & Specifications:
  • Offers simple controls to customize the security features so as to match your personal needs.
  • SafeZoneā„¢ feature safeguards all your financial transactions and protects sensitive data on the Internet.
  • Sandbox feature allows you surf the web and run even risky programs virtually, outside your PC.
  • Uses Hybrid cloud technology to offer real-time protection against all types of malware and online threats.
  • Silent gaming feature lets you to play games without interruption and notifications while still keeping you safe from threats.
  • Remote assistance feature lets you initiate remote support from a family member or friend who agrees to help.

System Requirements:

Minimum Hardware Requirements:
  • Processor: Pentium 3 processor
  • Memory: 128 MB of RAM
  • 500 MB of free HD space
Supported Operating Systems:
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or higher/Vista/7/8

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