avast! 4 Home Edition 4.7.1029

avast! 4 Home Edition is a full-featured antivirus package designed exclusively for home users and non-commercial use. The latest version of avast! antivirus kernel features outstanding detection abilities, together with high performance. You can expect 100% detection of In-the-Wild viruses (viruses already spreading between users) and excellent detection of Trojan horses. The kernel is certified by ICSA; and frequently takes part in the tests of Virus Bulletin magazine, often yielding the VB100 award. The avast! engine also features outstanding unpacking support. It can scan inside the following archives: ARJ, ZIP, MIME (+ all associated formats), MAPI (Outlook pst files), DBX (Outlook Express archives), RAR, TAR, GZIP, CAB, BZIP2, ZOO, ACE, ARC, LHA/LHX, TNEF (winmail.dat), CPIO, CHM, RPM, ISO, 7ZIP and SIS. It also supports a number of executable packers (such as PKLite, Diet, UPX, ASPack, PeShield, FSG, MEW etc.). Last, but not least, it can also scan for viruses hidden in Alternate data streams on NTFS volumes.

Features overview of avast! Home Edition 4.7 :

* Antivirus kernel
* Automatic updates
* Simple User Interface
* Virus Chest
* Resident protection
* System integration
* P2P and IM Shields
* Integrated Virus Cleaner
* Network Shield

* Support for 64-bit Windows
* Web Shield
* Internationalization

Changelog Version 4.7.1029, July 28, 2007

* infrastructure changes in the scanning engine bringing higher detection rates
* fixed a bug that was sometimes causing crash of the avast screensaver during its initialization
* improved handling of corrupted files in the SIS and CAB unpackers
* Standard Shield: fixed a minor memory leak in the Vista (and Vista only) driver
* Standard Shield: improved the "move to chest" command in Vista
* Standard Shield: the default scan exceptions are no valid for read/write access only (no execute)
* added more "installer" unpackers
* added more Win32 executable unpackers (Enigma etc.)
* for NTLM proxy authorization (via ISA Server) it is now possible to specify the account under which the avast service will perform the update
* added Arabic language pack

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