Setup process is offering to install Google Chrome browser and you can take it or not.
Offers resident protection for instant messaging,P2P shield ,internet mail,network and web shield .At the beginning Avast will check memory status.
The main options are:
- virus chest
- resident scanner
- update center
- local disks
- removable media
- folder selection
On Avast you can configure:
- report file
Can test memory during application start-up,check floppy disks,CD and removable media,enable skins or show results for Explorer Extension .
Can set the maximum size of the chest and the max size of the files you can sent with this software. Can write path who want to be excluded while scanning .Interesting Avast feature is the Alert system: you can be notified through ICQ, MSN printer or WinPopus when a virus is detected on your computer .
Can set a log file were will be saved hard and soft errors ,skipped and infected files .Cheast show the log information and other details . Can set the sensitivity of the resident scanner with drag action of you mouse (drag in the left or right).All the time will show in the main screen the situation of virus recovery database and updates information .
Technical support can be find at www.avast.com/eng/technical_support.html
- file sharing protection
- updated with latest definitions