Google has revised its approach to connect people with security products. Avast Free Antivirus is now included in eight different versions of the Google Pack bundle of the software. When you download the Google Pack, you’ll see Avast’s logo among the symbols of Chrome, Google Earth, Picasa, and a handful of other things. This endorsement should help Avast Free Antivirus Version 5 find its way onto more than a few new computers.
Oddly enough though, the Spyware Doctor with Anti-Virus and not Avast’s product is still recommended to anyone that takes a look at Google Pack in English. If it’s because the change is an experiment or Google’s been caught mid-rollout, it’s still unsure. Or it could be that Google wants to split hairs because of what security software is most effective in different markets.
It’s more likely that this adjustment represents some form of payback. It was noted that Avast’s blog announced that the software would offer users the option to install Google Chrome.