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.