Avast Free Antivirus is a free solution for anyone who wants to keep his computer protected against various threats and need a good antivirus. The utility encompasses a series of features that can prove quite useful in different occasions and the most important one is the virus scanning tool. Quick and deep system scans can be performed by users who seek different results and the tool can adjust its resource consumption depending on the other activities performed by the user.
Internet browsing sessions are also covered by this tool, as websites that contain malware are blocked right away. The utility can be used in order to safely delete the browsing history, passwords and cookies stored by any browser. A unique feature of the application is a system that provides ratings to files. Over a billion files are part of the main database and users can receive info about their rating in an instant, in order to learn if a certain file is safe to download and use.