Avast Antivirus: Opening the Avast user interface

Opening the Avast Antivirus user interface:

After installing Avast Antivirus and restarting your computer, you are immediately protected. To access certain Avast Antivirus features, for example settings and on-demand scans, open the user interface by following the steps in the sections below:

Open the user interface

There are two ways to open the Avast user interface.

  1. Right-click the Avast icon located in the system tray, and select Open Avast user interface.
  2. Double-click the desktop icon of the installed Avast software.
  3. The Avast user interface opens.

Navigate to settings

Avast Antivirus settings are configured to suit most users, however you can set your own preferences.

  1. Right-click the Avast icon located in the system tray, and select Open Avast user interface.
  2. Double-click the desktop icon of the installed Avast software.
  3. Click the Settings icon.
  4. The Settings window opens.
  • Avast Premier 12.x
  • Avast Internet Security 12.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 12.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 12.x
  • 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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