Avast 2016: Upgrading from Avast Free Antivirus to a trial version of Avast Internet Security

How to Upgrade from Avast Free Antivirus to a trial version of Avast Internet Security

While using Avast Free Antivirus, you could be offered a free trial of Avast Internet Security. If you accept the offer, your program will update to the latest version of Avast Internet Security for a free 20-day trial period. You can always switch back to Avast Free Antivirus, or purchase and insert a license file to continue using a paid version of Avast Antivirus.

Upgrading to Avast Internet Security - Trial

Avast Free Antivirus may display a pop-up message offering you a free trial version of Internet Security.

  1. Accept the offer by clicking Yes, I'll try it.
  2. Your program updates itself to the latest version of Avast Internet Security.
  3. Click Settings → Registration to review your subscription details.
You can manually upgrade to a trial version of Avast Internet Security upon registering Avast Free Antivirus. For detailed steps, please read the following instructions:

Switching back to Avast Free Antivirus 2016

If you would like to discontinue use of Internet Security, you can easily switch back to Avast Free Antivirus:

  1. Right click the Avast icon in your system tray, and click Registration information.
  2. On the bottom of the screen, select Other options by clicking the arrow on the right. Then click Switch me back to avast! Free.
  3. The Update screen shows the progress of the update.
  4. Restart your computer to complete the update.
  5. This process applies to users who are switching from the free trial version of Avast Internet Security back to Avast Free Antivirus. If your paid version of Avast Antivirus has expired, the program will switch back to Avast Free Antivirus in two weeks. You can manually switch back to Avast Free Antivirus by following the steps in the article below:
  • Avast Premier 2016
  • Avast Internet Security 2016
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 2016
  • Avast Free Antivirus 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition

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