Avast has already released AVG Free Antivirus 2017, but it is still beta testing the antivirus product. To the latest, Avast has released a new beta version — Avast 17.1.2283 — by incorporating AVG‘s behavior shield, which analyzes the behavior- behavior analysis of -running programs. You should know Avast has behavior shield in the past with version 5, but this tech is from AVG. You can spot the behavior shield component in the Components section of Avast Settings (check the screenshot below).

Avast Free antivirus with behavior shield component in Settings


Avast GUI has been polished

READ: Avast tests new UI

Apart from this significant change, this beta version adds modern UI, currency converter and recently closed tabs menu to the SafeZone browser.

You can download this beta from here.

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