Avast EasyPass: Installation of Avast EasyPass

Installation of Avast EasyPass

After you purchase Avast EasyPass an order confirmation e-mail containing a download link and your license key is be sent to the e-mail address entered on the order form.
 

How to install Avast EasyPass

Quick Steps:

Click 'Next' to proceed.

  1. Firstly download Avast EasyPass from the Avast website, or via this link avast_easypass_setup.exe, and save it to your computer in a location where you can easily find it. For example, on your Windows Desktop.
     
  2. Right-click the downloaded setup file avast_easypass_setup.exe (the file extension may be hidden), choose 'Run as administrator' from the context menu, and if prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions click 'Yes' (or 'Continue') to begin the installation process.
     
  3. Choose your language and click 'Next' to accept the Avast EasyPass End User License Agreement.
     
  4. Choose which browsers Avast EasyPass can access and whether you want to use Avast EasyPass for your Windows applications, and click 'Install'. (You may be prompted to close some applications.)
     
  5. To create a new account, select 'Setup a new Avast EasyPass account'.

    Note: If you already have an existing Avast EasyPass account, you may select to 'Sync with my existing Avast EasyPass account'. You can find sync instructions in the following article.
     
  6. To set up a new Avast EasyPass account:
     
    • Enter the license key from your order confirmation email. We recommend to copy and paste it directly from the email.
    • Create an Avast EasyPass and password--this is needed to reconnect to your Avast EasyPass profile in case of reinstallation or renewal. Please memorize this password - if you forget it, you must create a new Avast EasyPass account.
    • Enter the name and email address you want to associate with this Avast EasyPass profile.
    • If you are using a proxy server, you can expand the section for 'Proxy Settings'.

  7. Create your Master Password to protect all the data you store in Avast EasyPass. Please memorize this password - you cannot recover your stored data if you forget! When you have created your Master Password, click 'Next'.
     
  8. Now review your account setup, and click 'Next' to install Avast EasyPass.
     
  9. When the installation is complete, you can access Avast EasyPass menu options from the icon in your taskbar next to the time and date.
How to install Avast EasyPass - detailed steps
  1. Firstly download Avast EasyPass from the Avast website, or click the button below to download:
     

     
    ...and save it to your computer, in a location where you can easily find it. For example save the downloaded setup file avast_easypass_setup.exe on your Windows Desktop.
     
  2. Right-click the downloaded setup file avast_easypass_setup.exe (the file extension may be hidden), choose 'Run as administrator' from the context menu,

    ...and if prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click 'Yes' (or 'Continue') to begin installation.
  3. Choose your language and click 'Next' to accept the Avast EasyPass End User License Agreement.
  4. Choose which browsers Avast EasyPass can access, whether you want to use Avast EasyPass for your Windows applications, and click 'Install'. (You may be prompted to close some applications.)
  5. If you want to create a new account, select 'Setup a new Avast EasyPass account'.

    Note: If you already have an existing Avast EasyPass account, you may select to 'Sync with my existing Avast EasyPass account'. For help to sync with your existing account please visit this article:
     
  6. To set up a new Avast EasyPass account:
     
    • Enter the license key from your order confirmation email. We recommend to copy and paste it directly from the email.
    • Create an Avast EasyPass ID and password--this is needed to reconnect to your Avast EasyPass profile in case of reinstallation or renewal. Please memorize this password - if you forget, you must set up a new Avast EasyPass account. (For added security you can use the virtual keyboard option to enter your password.)
       
    • Enter the name and email address you want to associate with this Avast EasyPass profile.
       
    • If you are using a proxy server, you can expand the section for 'Proxy Settings'. If you are not sure, proceed without making changes to that section. (These settings can be accessed after installation is complete.)
    Click 'Next' to proceed.
     
  7. Create your Master Password. (For added security you can use the virtual keyboard option to enter your password.)

    The Master Password protects all the data stored in Avast EasyPass. Once you have stored your other passwords to Avast EasyPass, this is the password you must enter to access that data. Please memorize this password - it is not possible to recover your stored data if you forget!
     

    When you have created your Master Password, click 'Next'.
     
  8. Now review your account setup, and click 'Next' to install Avast EasyPass.
  9. If you are prompted to restart your PC, please do so. When the installation is complete, you can access Avast EasyPass menu options from the icon in your taskbar next to the time and date.

Note: If you do not see the Avast EasyPass icon in your taskbar, click the small white triangle icon and select 'Customize. . .'

 

Locate Avast EasyPass Taskbar icon in the list, and select 'Show icon and notifications'. Click OK.

 

Then you will find the Avast EasyPass icon in your taskbar next to the time and date.

 

Conditions

 

Avast EasyPass

Operating systems:


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


Browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer v.6+ (Enhanced Protection Mode should be switched off in IE 11)
Mozilla Firefox v.5+
Google Chrome
Opera v.7-11

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