Download Avast! Home Edition 4.7.981

Avast! Home Edition 4.7.981

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By Avast Software  (Non-Commercial Freeware)

- fixed extra-long duration of the boot-time scan under Windows Vista
- WebShield: improved compatibility with Windows Vista
- WebShield: better support for HTTP method CONNECT in upstream proxy scenarios
- fixed a minor memory leak in aswrdr.sys
- auto-updates now use much less CPU resources (should not interfere with other CPU-intensive programs running on the computer, e.g. games)
- added a new unpacker: "installers"; useful especially for detection of malware droppers
- Outlook/Exchange provider: improved compatibility with Outlook 2007
- boot-time scanner: fix for the case when there's the /NOGUIBOOT option in boot.ini (or BCD on Windows Vista)
- fixed a problem in Standard Shield under Windows Vista related to saving of Word 2007 documents on FAT partitions
- email alerts now use correct formatting even for non-Latin characters
- fixed a rare problem in Standard Shield related to handling of disk volumes mounted to NTFS directories
- further enhancements in executable unpackers
- fixed a bug in ZOO unpacker (special thanks to Jean-Sébastien Guay-Leroux)
- task scheduler: it's now possible to specify which days of week the task should run
- command-line scanner (ashCmd.exe) now supports a couple of more command-line options, mostly related to handling of infected files
- mail scanner: improved deleting of entire emails (virus embedded in email body)
- fixed opening of the sounds settings dialog under certain operating systems
- avast! screensaver now available even under Windows Vista 64-bit
- better detection of corrupted/modified VPS file
- WebShield: other minor fixes
- added Macedonian, Croatian and Portuguese (not Brazilian) language packs