Avast antivirus 4.8 – free download for Windows XP and vista

Avast 4.8 Free Download

– Download Avast antivirus 4.8 free for windows xp and vista. Avast 4.8 antivirus is a very popular anti-virus software. The latest version of avast antivirus is 4.8. (Avast 5 is now available.) Avast antivirus 4.8 includes anti-spyware and anti-rootkit protection, scanning, detection and removal capabilities and you can continue to download this old version here.

Avast 4.8 antivirus features:

  • Built in anti-virus features,
  • Built in anti-spyware features,
  • Built in anti-rootkit based upon the leading GMER technology and
  • strong Self-protection to prevent malware from turning avast protection off

Other features of Avast antivirus 4.8 includes auto updates, P2P and IM shield, Network shield, Web shield, email and RSS scanner including Microsoft Outlook and Exchange support.

Avast antivirus 4.8 supports 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP and vista:

Avast antivirus 4.8 supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4 (No Server), Windows 2000 (No Server).

Free download Avast antivirus 4.8:

Avast 4.8 is also the first free antivirus program that integrated anti-spyware and anti-rootkit protection features.

Free Download Avast antivirus Home edition and use it for non-commercial and home use. Other language (German, french, dutch etc) versions of Avast antivirus 4.8 are also available for download here.

Download avast 4 Professional Edition and use it free for a 60-day trial period.

Avast Update (2011): You can now download avast antivirus free edition 6.0. This provides additional features like auto-sandbox. Read the avast antivirus review for more details on this.

You can also free download AVG 8.0 Anti-Virus (anti-spyware and anti-rootkit included).

5 comments on “Avast antivirus 4.8 – free download for Windows XP and vista

  1. I’m using Avast on my home PC, but on Vista I’m using AVG Pro

    Nirmal’s last blog post..Google App Engine Launched

  2. Avast is my favorite…I have been using it for the past 4 years

    Joel’s last blog post..How to get the details of Shared Video and System Memory in Vista?

  3. […] can also free download Avast antivirus 4.8 for Windows XP and vista and AVG 8.0 Anti-Virus (anti-Spyware and anti-Rootkit […]

  4. Avasta is a very reliable software I really trust in it for the security of my computer.

  5. I heard about AVAST from a friend, so i am going to try and install AVAST on my pc.

  6. avast is better than all antivirus software. I am also using it on my pc.