Besides the Free Antivirus, the World’s most popular Windows PC antivirus, Avast offers another three products for protection of your PC or laptop – Pro AntivirusInternet Security, and Premier. All Avast products are fully compatible with Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP (32-bit or 64-bit).

Basically, if you are shopping or banking online, we recommend Avast’s best-selling product – Internet Security 2016. It also includes silent Firewall against hackers, Anti-spam, and Anti-hijack protection. All in one convenient package. Four products are quite a lot, so here’s the simple comparison table which should help you to pick a product designed for your needs.

Plus during December 2016 we are offering a special discount – 50% off on the most popular product Avast Internet Security.

Avast Free Antivirus 2016Free
Avast Pro Antivirus 2016Pro
Avast Premier 2016Premier
Anti-Virus & Anti-Spywareyesyesyesyes
NEW Integrated Password Manageryesyesyesyes
NEW SafeZone Browseryesyesyesyes
Safe Online Shopping & Bankingnoyesyesyes
Running Risky Programs and Websitesnoyesyesyes
Anti-hijack Protectionnoyesyesyes
Multi-Year Licensingnoyesyesyes
Firewall Against Hackersnonoyesyes
Personal Data Protectionnonoyesyes
Anti-SPAM & Anti-Phishingnonoyesyes
Automatic Software Updatesnononoyes
Delete Files with No Traces Leftnononoyes
Price for 1-Year, 1 PC LicenseFree* ($0.00)$39.99 $27.99$49.99 $29.99$69.99 $34.99

*Avast Licensing – Avast Free Antivirus can be used only for personal and non-commercial usage. It can be used forever for free and on multiple devices. But if you’re a freelance writer using your PC for a living, you need to get a paid-for solution.

Avast Antivirus 2016 Free Download From Official Servers

First Steps with Avast Antivirus 2016

Compare Avast Antivirus 2016 vs. Competition

System Requirements for Avast Antivirus 2016 on PC or laptop

  • Operating system Microsoft Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 or higher / Vista / XP SP2 or higher (any Edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Processor Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or above
  • 256 MB RAM memory or above
  • 1.5 GB of free hard disk space
  • Please note that Avast antivirus 2016 (version 11) won’t work on Microsoft Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / Server, or any other operating system which isn’t specified above
  • These system requirements are relevant for all Avast core products (Free Antivirus, Pro Antivirus, Internet Security, and Premier)

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Written by Paul B. | Team

My name is Paul and I love Avast since the Home Edition v4.8 (2008). I am recommending it to all my friends, but I realized they don't know how to use it. So I started this site in order to help others getting maximum from this awesome antivirus. Feel free to contact me via Facebook, comments below or this form.

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  1. Dee Reply


    I am still using windows xp and want a antivirus that still work\s still wirth xp but none incluyfing avast will not install on my pc Avast cones with the error message:The entry pointGetLogicalProcesssorIformation could not be located in the dynamic linklibrary KERNEL32.dll
    So I can’t install avast either HELP PLEASE

  2. Indarjith Ramothar Reply

    Good Day i had purchased avast antivirus for 1 year fro July2016 – July2017 my laptop, the mother board has packed up. i now
    have ANOTHER LAPTOP. and inserted the hard drive from the old one to this one,i would like to know if the antvirus programme is carried on to this laptop thanks

  3. Austine Reply

    Please can someone please tell me how I could download free 2016 avast antivirus with key for 3 pc please?

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