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Versionshistoria Avast Free Antivirus


Förändringar 2015 (10.0.2208) -> 2015 R2 (10.2.2214)

  • Improved Windows 10 Compatibility
  • Browser Cleanup integrated to Avast UI and added to Smart Scan
  • WebShield improvements for faster browsing and fixed issues with expired certificates
  • Avast NG virtualization – performance and stability fixes
  • AccessAnywhere feature is removed and replaced with remote connection feature available through Account screen in all editions (not limited to Premier)
  • New design of Chrome plugin
  • Better license activation during setup

Förändringar 2014.9.0.2016 -> v9.0.2018

  • Stream Filtering -- fixed stability and compatibility issues, it's running smooth and fast now, so no more browsing problems :-)
  • Firewall -- the firewall should be more stable and with better compatibility with other network applications. we spent a lot time analyzing various dumps you provided to us to increase
  • your confidence level
  • Android protection - we can protect (if you wish) your Android phones and tablets with avast! Free Mobile Security (through your active Google Account) automatically (during the installation or update)
  • A lot of fixed issues

Förändringar 2014 RC2 -> 2014 RC3

  • IE browser plugin is now fully working
  • Fixed BSOD in FW module
  • Fixed GUI crashes
  • GUI tuning (other languages, visual glitches)

Förändringar 2014 Beta 2 (build 9.0.2001) -> 2014 RC1

  • FW sometimes blocked downloading of files
  • WebShield is now fully IPv6 compatible
  • ARA was not fully compatible with previous versions of avast
  • UI statistics page was redesigned
  • Disabling of the Web Shield is now working fine
  • RescueDisk tuning (GUI & usability)

Förändringar v7.0.1407 -> v7.0.1426

  • Improved File system speed
  • Improved AutoSandbox stability
  • Improved AutoSandbox controls
  • Improved gadgets
  • Compatibility with Win 8 Consumer Preview
  • Greater stability of Outlook plugins
  • Other security and stability-related improvements

Förändringar v6.0.1289 -> v6.0.1367

  • Script Shield now works with Google Chrome, all versions of Firefox and Acrobat Reader
  • Improvements in WebRep plugins (especially IE)
  • Stability improvements in aswSP.sys and the avast! sandbox
  • File system shield: improved on-close scanning
  • avast! Internet Security: new antispam engine
  • Web Shield and Script Shield: more options in the UI
  • Added in-product avast! Market
  • Various other security and stability related fixes

Förändringar v6.0.1091 -> v6.0.1203

  • improved compatibility with Windows Vista SP0/SP1 (activation issues)
  • attempt to solve the "Windows Media Player using a red skin" problem
  • Firewall: solved the compatibility problem with uTorrent
  • improved load time of WebRep IE plugin
  • fixed a bug in Google Chrome WebRep plugin causing excessive CPU usage
  • improvements in the silent installer
  • improved the CommunityIQ sample submission process
  • improved detection/removal of the most stubborn rootkits (TDL family)
  • various stability and compatibility improvements in the sandbox module
  • added new CreditAlert feature (US customers only)
  • added Thai and Serbian language packs

Förändringar v6.0 -> v6.0.1091

  • solved a compatibility problem with ZoneAlarm (WinXP)
  • added WebRep Chrome extension
  • improved installation of the WebRep plugins (especially Firefox)
  • various fixes and improvements in the avast sandbox
  • setup programs now smaller by ~20%
  • Community features and the Welcome screen can now be turned on/off directly from program settings
  • solved a compatibility problem with Outpost firewall
  • solved a bug related to the AutoSandbox offer (WinXP)
  • gadget can now be removed by simply closing it
  • solved a compatibility problem with GameGuard and sXe
  • SafeZone improvements
  • improved sandbox logging
  • SafeZone is now a standalone setup package (can be installed/uninstalled separately)
  • improvements in password processing
  • improvements in the program uninstaller
  • solved a memory leak in the avast gadget
  • fixes in the File System Shield transient cache
  • various stability/compatibility improvements

Förändringar v5.1.889 -> v6.0.986 Beta

  • AutoSandbox – suspicious programs will be optionally run sandboxed
  • avast! WebRep – browser plugin for website reputation rating; a combination of data from our virus lab and community voting
  • Script Shield now even in the Free AV
  • Site Blocking now even in the Free AV
  • SafeZone – a special virtualized area for sensitive transactions (e.g. secure online banking) (paid products only)
  • Restore factory settings command (Settings -> Troubleshooting)
  • Automatic actions in the boot-time scan
  • New compression method in the installer makes the setup packages about 20% smaller.
  • Script Shield now functional even with IE8/IE9 Protected Mode
  • Sidebar gadget
  • Improved stability/compatibility of the Behavior Shield
  • Improvements in the avast! sandbox
  • pretty much all the bugs from the previous beta builds should be solved now, with the following exceptions:
  • Firewall: uTorrent conflict not yet fully resolved
  • Firewall: packet rules for applications still don't support ASK and AUTO-DECIDE actions properly.
  • Incorrect context-menu handling in SafeZone
  • Other small visual issues in SafeZone

Förändringar v5.0.677 -> v5.1.889

  • boot-time scanner now available even in 64-bit Windows
  • big improvements in the Behavior Shield
  • improvements in the antirootkit engine
  • improvements in the cleaning module
  • stability/performance improvements in the Web Shield
  • CommunityIQ improvements
  • added support for sound packs
  • minor improvements in the user interface
  • minor fixes in the firewall (Internet Security only)

Förändringar v5.0.594 -> v5.0.677

  • solved a problem that could lead to disappearing of the avast service
  • Behavior Shield: solved a minor stability issue (aswSP.sys) + solved a Win7 issue
  • performance and stability improvements in the avast! sandbox
  • changes in the engine allowing us to generically detect/block some new types of exploits
  • speed improvements in the updater
  • IS: fixed a vulnerability in aswFw.sys (Secunia Advisory SA40868)
  • solved a vulnerability related to license files (Secunia Advisory SA41109)
  • solved a problem with scanning of files with very long path names
  • fixed the updater in East-Asian versions of avast running with Windows set to a different locale
  • IS: improvements in the Outlook antispam plugin
  • IS firewall: improvement in the path name matching
  • IS: upgraded to the new version of antispam engine
  • minor changes and fixes in the GUI
  • fixes in the screen reader support
  • fixed a bug where the File System Shield was scanning some files even after being disabled
  • added trimming of setup.log
  • added Danish, Hebrew and Urdu language packs

Förändringar v5.0.545 -> v5.0.594

  • improved interaction with Windows System Restore; namely, avast now auto-repairs itself when it detects a corrupted VPS due to a System Restore (or other reasons)
  • aswSP.sys: solved a minor stability issue
  • solved a problem related to inserting of the license files
  • added the activation code feature
  • solved a problem when avast was progressively slowing down (especially in conjunction with the screensaver)
  • performance improvements in the Behavior Shield
  • avast Screen saver now accessible even in 64-bit Windows Vista
  • stability improvement in aswTdi.sys (solved a compatibility problem with AVG)
  • IS firewall: solved a potential BSOD condition
  • various improvements in the avast! sandbox module
  • minor fixes in the GUI
  • added Catalan and Belarusian language packs

Förändringar v5.0.363 Beta -> v5.0.366 Beta

  • Flaky browsing (in IE)
  • High CPU usage in the System process
  • General stability issues
  • BSODs caused by the sandbox

Förändringar v4.8.1367 -> v4.8.1368

  • now compatible with Windows 95/98 again

Förändringar v4.8.1356 -> v4.8.1367

  • improvements in the malware URL blockers
  • solved a vulnerability in aswRdr.sys (CVE-2009-4049) (special thanks to Giuseppe Bonfa)

Förändringar v4.8.1296 -> v4.8.1335

  • improvements in some unpackers (WinExec, Installer, ZIP)
  • improved memory scan, especially under 64-bit operating systems
  • fixed a possible deadlock condition when copying system files from some removable media
  • fixed a possible problem with access rights when deleting infected files on reboot
  • Web Shield: minor stability fixes
  • Internet Mail: and now ignored on port 25 (as these are SSL only)
  • improved healing of some infected files
  • various fixes and improvements in the scanning engine
  • Web Shield now scans pages compressed with the "deflate" algorithm
  • performance optimization of Standard Shield under Windows Vista
  • improvements in the automatic sample submission system
  • improvements in the URL blocker

Förändringar v4.8.1282 -> v4.8.1290

  • improvements in the malware submission system
  • minor improvements in some unpackers
  • improvements in the rootkit scanner
  • Network Shield: solved a problem occurring on systems with missing TCP stack

Förändringar v4.8.1229 -> v4.8.1282

  • improvements in some unpackers (Zip, 7-Zip, WinExec, Installer)
  • fixed incompatibility with ext2fsd driver
  • fixed a problem in The Bat! plugin (causing orphaned thebat.exe processes after the program was closed)
  • added new unpacker "droppers" (by default turned on in all tasks including the real time scanner)
  • fixed a problem with actions on infected files with special names
  • Network Shield: added a component for blocking of malware URLs
  • added the possibility of sending of statistical information about detected viruses
  • added a new option of reporting of false positives
  • improved the submission from the Virus Chest (now based on HTTP protocol)
  • added a component for gathering of new samples from exploited pages
  • implemented a limit of the maximum size of the selfdef.log file
  • speed optimizations in the updater
  • speed optimizations in the scanning engine
  • solved a minor conflict with McAfee SiteAdvisor
  • added support for the Windows Security Center in Vista SP1 (new API)
  • minor fixes in the Web Shield
  • removed support for ICQ a MSN Messenger alerts


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