Avast Antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus Will Not Update

Updating the antivirus software installed on your computer will get you the latest security fixes, and so it is essential to regularly check for the updates and install them.If you are facing any issue while updating the Avast free Antivirus software, refer to the guidelines given below to resolve the issue quickly.

Avast Free Antivirus Will Not Update
  • If you are not able to update the Avast free Antivirus software, there might be issues with your internet.
  • First, check whether your internet connection is active.
  • Try connecting your computer/laptop to your mobile hotspot.
  • If you are still unable to update the software, follow the steps one-by-one until the issue is resolved.
  • You may also face the issue if the Windows operating system is not up-to-date. Try updating your operating system to the latest version and then update Avast free Antivirus.
  • Press the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  • Select the Programs and Features option and click Avast.
  • Choose the Repair option and restart your computer or laptop after the repairing process is complete.
  • In case the Avast Antivirus software is not compatible with your Windows version, you may face this type of update issues.
  • Uninstall the Avast free Antivirus software and reinstall it to fix the issue.
  • You can download the Avast Clear tool for the proper uninstallation of the software.
  • Start your Windows computer in safe mode and run the installer file of the Avast clear tool.
  • Once you are done with the uninstallation, restart your computer in normal mode.
  • Download the Avast Free Antivirus software, which is compatible with your operating system.
  • Go to the official Avast website from your browser.
  • Install the software by following the instructions on the screen.
  • Reboot your computer after the installation process is complete.
  • Now, open the Avast free Antivirus window.
  • You can find the Avast icon at the bottom-right of the taskbar.
  • Select the Settings icon and select Update.
  • Click on the Update button to start the updating process.

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