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Nameavast!
DeveloperAVAST Software s.r.o. (formerly ALWIL Software a.s.)
TypeAntivirus software
LicenseFreemium
Websitehttp://www.avast.com

Avast! (styled avast! ) is an antivirus computer program available to Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users, with a user interface available in 41 languages. The name Avast means "stop" in common private language. Its developer, AVAST Software a.s. (formerly known as ALWIL Software a.s.), has headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in Linz, Austria; Friedrichshafen, Germany; and Redwood City, California. The software has received a number of awards from Virus Bulletin for 100% detection of "in-the-wild" viruses, and also won the Secure Computing Readers' Trust Award. The central scanning engine has been certified by ICSA Labs and West Coast Labs' Checkmark process. In June 2012, Avast! had 17.4% of the worldwide antivirus vendor market share.

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Icon statusVisible
Icon settingHidden when inactive
Executable fileC:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\AvastUI.exe
Version5, 0, 0, 0
Parent processC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
Can be uninstalledYes
EncryptedNo
Size on disk2.6 Mb
Minimum recorded memory usage7.3 Mb
Average recorded memory usage10.2 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage11.2 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured2/11/2010 6:52:37 PM
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage71%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured2/11/2010 6:51:44 PM
Started at2/11/2010 6:50:29 PM
Total CPU time 8 seconds
Imported functions
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