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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.

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