Avast 7 Beta Released

Hi all, we are glad to announce the general availability of avast! 7 public beta!

Feel free to download installers here:

New features

  • New installer
  • UI facelift
  • FileRep service (cloud based)
  • Streaming updates
  • Sandbox & Autosandbox improvements
  • Browser protection improvements
  • Remote assistance feature to help your friends with computer troubles
  • Support tool
  • Export/Import settings
  • Screensaver facelift
  • runs on Win8 Developer Preview
  • and many, many security improvements

How to install avast! 7
Just run the setup executable (links above). This version can be
installed on top of your existing avast installation (6.x).

Known issues

  • In some cases, WebRep Chrome plugin is not installed correctly
  • The Safezone browser is opening each time when you switch back and to the Safezone
  • Plugins for Outlook 2k3 and 2k7 show “runtime error” message
  • Sometimes autosandbox toaster does not close correctly
  • Problems with avast sounds on Win 7 and Win Vista
  • Remote assistance feature sometimes crashes on Win 7 32b, Win Vista 64b
  • avast! account functionality is disabled

Any feedback is appreciated!

P.S. Don’t worry, Vlk will join this thread soon :wink:

Many thanks,

Mod note: Please note the above is a quote from the Avast forums. Quote source
Mod edit: Added quote tags, Captainsticks.

I’d like to see it’s UI first. ;D

Has anyone tested this yet alongside CFW/D+ on 64 bit system ???

i tested it and it slows down the internet :-{

Thanks for info :-TU

Avast 7 Final Released