Avast Antivirus for Windows 10

Looking for the best antivirus for Windows 10? Although Windows 10 has its own built-in antivirus, it provides only basic protection. Avast Free Antivirus on the other hand is fully compatible with Microsoft Windows 10 and keeps your  PC safe with its proactive features.

Why Avast Free Antivirus is the best antivirus for Windows 10?

  • Avast protects more than 400 million users all over the world
  • It’s one of approved Windows 10 antivirus programs by Microsoft
  • Besides antivirus protection it offers addition functionality like password manager or secure browser
  • It won’t slow down your Windows 10 PC
  • ..and the best part, it is completely free antivirus for Windows 10
  • It was voted as a most used antivirus on Windows 10 by Windows-10-Antivirus.com

Download Avast for Windows 10

You can download Avast Free Antivirus compatible with Windows 10 operating system directly from official Avast servers in our download section.

Tip: Get a free license key for Avast 2016

If you wish to read more about functionality on Windows 10, visit official Avast Antivirus page for Windows 10. Otherwise you can download it directly from the button below.

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Other Avast downloads for Windows 10

Besides Avast Free Antivirus you can protect your Windows 10 PC also with premium Avast protection which includes

  • Avast Pro Antivirus
  • Avast Internet Security
  • Avast Premier

All these products can be downloaded as 30-day trial for free in our download section as well.

System requirements

If your PC can run Windows 10 you should have no problems to run Avast. If you want to be sure, minimum system requirements for Avast are:

  • 256 MB+ RAM
  • 1.5 GB of hard disk space
  • Processor Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 or above

These specs are required to run any Avast edition (Avast Free Antivirus, Pro Antivirus, Internet Security and Premier).


Frequently asked questions

Should I reinstall Avast when I upgrade my system to Windows 10?

You should have no problems with upgrading your system. Just make sure you are running latest version of Avast. After the upgrade Avast should be running without any problems

Where can I find offline installer of Avast For Windows 10? 

Offline installers for Avast can be found in our download section.

Are there any known Avast Windows 10 issues?

There are not any critical issues for the latest version of Avast. Make sure your Avast is updated and running on latest version.

Is Avast causing critical error on Windows 10?

There has been long discussion on the internet whether Avast is causing critical issue connected with freezing start menu & Cortana however this issue was on Microsoft site and was fixed shortly after official release of Windows 10. Again, you will have no problems with this issue if you are running latest Avast version.

Why my Avast doesn’t work with Windows 10?

There has been some incompatibility issues in the past with technical preview of Windows 10 but there are no known issues problems and Avast is fully compatible and supports Windows 10.

Why is Avast firewall disabled on Windows 10?

This is a very rare issue. Try to re-install Avast if you are having troubles with firewall.

Avast compatibility check failed before upgrade to Windows 10. What should I do?

If you are running latest Avast version and you still have problems with compatibility check, uninstall Avast, upgrade your Windows and then install Avast back.

Is Windows Defender good enough? 

Windows 10 has now built-in antivirus but you should always keep in mind it provides only very basic protection for your PC. If you want to know more, read article on How-To Geek site.

How to disable Windows defender on Windows 10?

If you decide to install third party antivirus, Windows Defender will automatically disable.


Final words

Avast Free Antivirus is definitely one of the best free antivirus programs for Windows 10. Not only it is trusted by millions of people around the world, it is also our favourite antivirus for Windows 10. 


    • Hi, if you tablet is running is non-RT Windows 10 you should have no problems of installing any Avast Products for Microsoft Windows.

      Andy (Avast Fans)

  1. I have upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 few minutes ago. Had to reinstall Avast however now everything is working as it should.

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