[IMPORTANT] Avast Is No Longer Supporting v4.8
If you are still running Avast version 4.8 (Home Edition) or even older, you need…
Avast has released a fourth program update called Avast Antivirus 2015 R4. Build version is 2015.10.4.2233. As always with Avast, you can update to the latest version completely for free. If you are not interested in the update details, you can go directly to download links.
Latest update doesn’t contain any new features, it just fixes the issues from the previous version. The only new small thing is a better layout of the server selection in SecureLine. However the amount of fixes is quite big and there are some major ones related to Windows 10 upgrade. Full list of changes/fixes includes:
You can update your Avast directly from the program interface by going to ‘Settings‘ » ‘Update‘ » ‘Program‘ » ‘Update‘. Usually Avast also prompts you with the pop-up notification to update. It looks like the one `Your Avast antivirus is outdated` below:
Avast 2015 Program Update Pop-up Notification
After the successful update and computer restart, you can check if you are running on the latest 2015.10.4.2233.
Avast 2015 R4 10.4.2233 Update Settings
And this is how the new server selection in SecureLine VPN looks like, it’s much better organized:
Redesigned Server Selection in SecureLine VPN in Avast 2015 R4
For more information about the program update, checkout our full guide on ‘How to Update Your Avast Antivirus 2015 for Free‘. Alternatively you can download the latest installer from the official Avast servers using the links below.
You can install the latest version on the top of your current one. There is no need to uninstall it first.
Although we have used Avast Free Antivirus 2015 screenshots in this article, new update is available for all Avast Antivirus solutions (i.e. also for Avast Pro Antivirus, Avast Internet Security, or Avast Premier) running the latest version available.
Update is applicable for all Windows versions – Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.