Avast is no stranger for the antivirus field and its ilk. The latest in the vennipet squeegee family provides a plethora of features ranging from a built-in firewall into a unified demand center just for managing verification and protection settings. The interface is functional, user friendly and not extremely intrusive or prone to syncing errors. Avast is by no means the sole free malware contender inside the box. This company has a variety of associates in the free anti-virus department which includes McAfee, Norton and Kaspersky. As a freeware enthusiast it is best to stay with the company that benefits of antivirus software best suits your needs, plus your wallet.