avast! Antivirus U3 Edition is designed to protect U3 smart drives from viruses and other forms of malware. The U3 platform is all about carrying your entire workspace with you, including your programs and data. However, this makes them very vulnerable. From home use to the office; University or school to an Internet cafe, avast! lets you use your U3 smart drive knowing your data is safe from infection. avast! Antivirus U3 Edition will work with any U3 device providing comprehensive protection of your U3 smart drive against viruses and malware infections from a host machine. Here are some key capabilities of avast U3 Edition : – Antivirus engine The latest version of avast! antivirus kernel capabilities outstanding detection abilities, together with high performance. You can expect 100% detection of In-the-Wild viruses (viruses already spreading between users) and excellent detection of Trojan horses. The kernel is certified by ICSA Labs; it frequently takes part in the tests of Virus Bulletin magazine, often yielding the VB100 award. The avast! engine also capabilities outstanding unpacking support. It can scan inside the following archives: ARJ, ZIP, MIME (+ all associated formats), MAPI (Outlook pst files), DBX (Outlook Express archives), RAR, TAR, GZIP, CAB, BZIP2, ZOO, ACE, ARC, LHA/LHX, TNEF (winmail.dat), CPIO, CHM, RPM, ISO, 7ZIP and SIS.