Skip to main content

Avast Antivirus 7 (beta) Released With Windows 8 Support

Avast just released a public beta of its newest antivirus solution Avast 7 with new features, many security improvements and support for Windows 8 (DP). Besides the new installer and UI changes, Avast 7 (beta) has received new features such as cloud based FileRep service, Streaming updates, Remote assistance feature, Export/Import settings, etc.

New features of Avast 7 (beta)

  • FileRep service - This cloud based file reputation services helps to improve the decision making process of Avast.
  • Streaming updates - keeps Avast up-to-date against latest threats
  • Sandbox and Autosandbox improvements
  • Browser protection improvements
  • Remote assistance feature to help your friends with computer troubles
  • Export/Import settings
  • Runs on Win8 Developer Preview
  • New installer, UI facelift and Screensaver facelift

How to install Avast 7 (beta)? You can install this version over your current Avast6.x version on your Computer, however not recommend to install in a productive environment.

Avast 7 (Beta) Antivirus (free), Antivirus (pro) and Internet Security (32 bit/64bit) can be downloaded from the here.


Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

PaperBus-free & fast web proxy solution for anonymous internet surfing

There are several free proxy solutions available for downloading (we had covered few of them in the previous posts), but from my personal experience most of them are very slow in my country.If you are looking for a free, fast and reliable proxy solution for anonymous surfing, Here is a new multi-platform application, PaperBus (ad-supported) which lets you surf anonymously and bypass internet filters.Paper bus (brought you by Open Terrace Ltd the same company that made commercial proxy service Freedur) is very easy to use. Simply install, and run. No registration required. The only down side is there will be an ad web browser tab popping up in every twenty minutes while you are using it.Another interesting feature of PaperBus is that you can create a list of websites you don't want to surf through PaperBus.PaperBus is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux systems. Download appropriate version from here. (via)