avast! 4 Home Edition 4.7.1043

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 4.7.1043, September 6, 2007

* fixed a problem in the boot-time scanner (prevents the intermittent "Unhandled Exception" errors)
* added Inno Setup unpacker
* speed optimization of certain operations (e.g. scanning of emails in the Internet Mail provider)
* Standard Shield: fixed a memory leak (Windows NT/200/XP)
* mail scanner: fix in IMAP handler (solves problems with Nortel CallPilot, for example)
* Windows Vista: removed the conflict with Asus Data Security Manager
* Web Shield: now scans even data returned from HTTP POST requests
* speed improvements in the area selection dialog
* fixed various small issues on Windows Vista

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