How To Install Avast Antivirus?

On this page, we have given the step-by-step instructions to know how to install Avast antivirus on Windows computers. Before installing, make a note that Avast is free for 30 days. After that, you will be prompted to purchase a subscription.

How To Install Avast?

Downloading The Avast Antivirus Software

  • Open your web browser.
  • Navigate to the official Avast website.
  • On the official site, choose your operating system.
  • Avast home page will open. Here, click Download Free Antivirus.
  • Click on the Download button and it will direct you to the download page.
  • Avast itself will choose the exact file for your computer.

Installing Avast Antivirus

Before you begin to install Avast on your computer, make sure your computer is connected to the Internet and there are no other active antivirus software on your computer.

  • On your computer, you will have the downloaded Avast installer (.exe) file. Locate and right-click this file.
  • From the menu, click on the option Run as administrator. This is to rule out any possible issue arising due to access privileges on your computer.
  • If you happen to see the User Account Control dialog window, choose Yes. The antivirus setup window will launch on your computer screen.
  • If required, you can change the language from the icon at the right top. Else, click the green color Install button.
  • The installer will download the antivirus software to your computer. You can see the progress bar on the installer screen.
  • The installer will complete the installation and once it gets completed, you will see the Continue button. Click on it.
  • On the next screen, you have to accept the license agreement.
  • Finally, to run an initial scan, click the Run First Scan button.

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