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Windows 10 full protection

Important info for Windows Vista users

Rest assured that Avast Free Antivirus still receives regular virus definition updates to protect Windows Vista owners. But we can unfortunately no longer provide program updates, new features, bug fixes, or support for Windows Vista. Therefore, we highly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version of Windows. (Remember, Microsoft stopped issuing security updates for Windows Vista back in 2017.)

Safe upgrade to Windows 10

Get complete protection for Windows Vista

Windows Vista gives you next to no protection. To get serious about security on Windows Vista, Avast provides intelligent antivirus protection with advanced features like Home Network Security, Software Updater, and more.

Approved antivirus for Windows 10

Official Windows Vista antivirus

AV Comparatives successfully tested Avast on Windows Vista. Another reason why more than 435 million users trust Avast – it's Windows Vista's official consumer security software provider.

Avast Antivirus is compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP SP3

Avast also offers you security solutions for your Android and Mac

The people have spoken

And we want to hear from you, too. After all, you’re the reason we’re here.

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
R.

3/7/2016

5

It's clean, easy, and works.

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
Migena

9/7/2016

4

It's very easy program

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
wael

24/5/2016

5

easy to used < its the best

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
Terrie

2/8/2016

5

I love Avast, I have used it for at least 5 years or maybe more. will continue to do so

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
wael

24/4/2016

5

easy to used < its the best

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
Tommy

26/1/2016

5

easy to use and download

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
Anna

19/0/2016

5

I love that it protects my computer, cell phone, and even my iPod. And I only have to have one account! Super easy

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
Coke

1/12/2015

5

Years and years using this software, I like it and lots of friends and family are using it too. If your computer is infected it goes straight to the base of your O.S. and kill the virus. Love it !

Avast Free Antivirus for Windows 10
Kimberly

27/11/2015

5

It is the best antivirus on the market. Very efficient and easy to use. Would definitely use again and again.

FAQ

Unfortunately, no, Windows Vista is not safe. Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows Vista, which means they are no longer producing software updates that could patch vulnerabilities and stop emerging threats. Because of this, Vista devices are incredibly vulnerable to both new and old malware.

Fortunately, it’s very easy to do that: just download powerful Windows Vista antivirus software. For best results, you should look for a Windows Vista antivirus that’s trusted, can remove viruses currently on your system, and is updated regularly, so it can protect you from the latest threats.

We still support Avast Free Antivirus for Windows Vista to an extent, updating our virus definitions to ensure that our users continue to get protection against the latest malware threats. However, we no longer update our Windows Vista antivirus software with new features, nor do we offer technical support for people who are using our Windows Vista antivirus. This means that while Avast Free Antivirus will keep your Windows Vista device safe, for best results, you should consider updating to a more recent operating system.

While Avast may not offer technical support or feature updates to our Vista security anymore, we’re still one of the best free antiviruses for Windows Vista on account of the fact we keep our virus definitions up to date, which means you’ll still enjoy essential protection from zero-day threats. Plus, our virus scanning and removal tools will find and remove any malware currently on your system, which means it works as both a preemptive and a reactive security tool.