Avast One 21.8.2487  Pick  New  

Size:  229KB

License:   FREE

Publisher:  Publisher | Listed Programs

Release Date:   2021-10-01

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OS:  Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11 (32-Bit/64-Bit)

Downloads:   382

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Reviewed on October 01, 2021

Free computer security plus privacy, identity protection, and improved performance.

Avast One's Essential version makes online security and identity protection freely available for everyone. You can optimize your computer as well as stay safe from all the hacking, snooping, and targeting threats that are part of online life today.

The integrated security/privacy protection/computer optimization software is the next level in free digital safety services and allows internet users to feel less vulnerable and a lot more confident using the online services required for day-to-day living. Award-winning Avast anti-virus engines have been protecting internet users from viruses, malware, and spyware for many years. Now available, the free Avast One Essential program is designed to provide you with the most comprehensive set of security and privacy protection utilities available.

You get free antivirus and all the essential protection required to meet the need for your necessary, continuously increasing internet activity:

  • Highly advanced antivirus for blocking virus, spyware, and malware threats, including ransomware and phishing
  • Firewall protection blocks unwanted connections and keeps sensitive data safe
  • Browsing, banking, shopping privacy
  • 5GB each week VPN connection for secure. private Wi-Fi use
  • Data breach monitoring
  • Compromised passwords notification
  • PC optimization for performance improvement, third party software updating, and control of background activity levels

Easy-to-use dashboard with improvement recommendations

Download and install Avast One following the online prompts. Reaching the 'Thank you for Choosing Avast One Essential' prompt, click 'Done' then select the 'Stay for Free' button in the Essential box on the resulting prompt window. This launches the home screen.

At the left, you'll find Explore, Messages, and Account tabs as well as a link for optional upgrading to Premium and a 'See How' button. There is also a Shortcuts link. The main window displays a suggestion and button to Run Smart Scan.

The Explore tab enables you to review or and/or access the various tools provided- Scan Center, File Shield, Web Shield, Ransomware Protection, Quarantine, Sensitive Data Shield, Web Hijack Guard, and Webcam Protection. The Online Privacy tools are also available here - VPN Secure Connection, Clear Browsing Data, and Password Protection. Smooth Performance tools to optimize your computer include PC Speedup. Software Updater, Disk Cleaner, and Drive Updater.

Selection of the Scan now tab in the Scan Center window provides a choice of Smart Scan, Deep Scan, Targeted Scan, or Boot-Time Scan with full explanations. The windows for each of the tools are similarly comprehensive.

Avast One Essential provides you with Avast's award-winning free antivirus, the privacy protection, and breach monitoring you truly need today and enables convenient tools to optimize your computer. It is compatible with 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 to 10. The minimum system requirements include an SSE2 supporting processor, 1 GB RAM, 2 GB disk space, and 1024 x 768 pixel screen resolution.

Software Product Description

All-in-one security application provides privacy protection and more.