Avast has made third public beta for their upcoming program update 8.0.1486 available for download for testing and feedback. This beta brings screen readers support, ability to turn off Software updater and with other improvements.

What’s new in Avast 8.0.1486 Beta

  • added compatibility for screen readers.
  • You can now disable Avast Software Updater from Settings, open Avast UI>Settings>Software Updater uncheck “Enable Software Updater” and click Ok to save the changes.
  • WebRep plugin has been redesigned and improved, now when you install this beta you can see “Avast Online Security” extension being installed for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers.

Avast 8.0.1486

What is Avast Online Security Plugin?

Avast Online Security Plugin is “Avast Browser Security and Web Reputation Plugin. Offering Protection against phishing and malware sites, improving your browsing overall browsing experience with crowd sourced web reputation rating “.

You can download and install this beta over current stable version 8.0.1483 from here, your settings will be preserved after the install.