avast! Professional Edition includes the following components:
- On Demand Scanner - with two user interfaces: Skinnable Simple Interface - just select what do you want to scan in which way and press the Play button. Enhanced User Interface - Outlook like UI allows user to set any feature of avast!, prepare and run tasks, store and check task's results.
- On Access Scanner - resident scanning of all files being opened, read and written and behavior blocker monitoring dangerous actions of viruses or even users them self.
- E-mail scanner easily integrates with most mail clients and it checks both incoming and outgoing mails, it provides heuristic analysis of mail content to protect against new Worms.
- Script Blocker - checks all scripts running under Windows Scripting Host and Web browsers.
- Boot Time Scanner - scans disks in the same way and in the same time as Windows CHKDSK does (on NT/2000/XP only).
- Explorer Scanner - right click on the object allows you to scan it.
- Screen Saver scanner - integrates with your Screen Saver to scan PC during your coffee breaks.
- Virus Chest - safety isolated folder to store infected, suspicious and even some system files - to restore them.
Our true incremental updates are based on iAVS technology and they are available for virus definition file update and for program upgrade. You can download and install updates by simple clicking on the iAVS icon, it can be checked and done automatically when you are On-line, and by our exclusive PUSH technology. The update files of size under 100 KB are available at least twice a week and within couple of hours in the case of emergency of new virus. They are automatically downloaded and installed.