You may have heard that Avast acquired rival free antivirus company AVG last year.
Fans of both tools can rest easy; there's no plan to merge them into a single product.
During independent testing at several third-party laboratories, Avast Pro Antivirus consistently scored very high in its ability to detect, block and remove viruses.
We noticed during our own tests that Avast could quickly detect and alert us to several less threatening programs such as adware and keyloggers.
Hackers know that many users fail to maintain current software versions, so they attack with older malware attached to real-looking reminders to update your programs in hope of catching you off guard.
This is a separate program from Avast Pro Antivirus, but you will be given the link once you’ve downloaded and installed the antivirus program.However, when we did these same tasks, plus playing games and watching videos online, we didn’t notice any significant drag.Avast Pro Antivirus includes a software updater that checks your computer’s applications and lets you know if any need updating.Avast’s DNS redirecting helps ensure you are always taken to the true site and not a phantom one.The gamming mode of this virus protection program recognizes when you are playing online and automatically enables this features.