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Avast Software logo.svg.png
Classification Security
Type Anti-Virus
Developer(s) AVAST Software s.r.o.
License Freeware and Commercial (Proprietary)
Website Avast.com

OS Windows 10, 8/8.1 (except RT and Starter Edition), 7 (SP1 or higher), Vista (SP2 or higher, except Starter Edition), XP (SP3, 32-bit only)
R.A.M. 256 MB[1]
Permanent Storage 2 GB[1]

Avast is a company which offers Anti-virus software, under both paid and free plans. Avast Anti-Virus is self-proclaimed as the most-trusted security provider in the world. The numbers seem to support this declaration, as they boast 230,000,000 users, devices, and businesses in a total of 186 countries.[2] Avast also has six testing labs, which seems to support this claim as well, since this is more than any other anti-virus company as of 2016.[3]

Process Names

Excludes Installer process name, since this can be easily changed

  • Avast.exe
  • AvastSvc.exe
  • AvastUI.exe