Avast 2015: Inserting the license file into Avast Internet Security

How to activate Avast Internet Security with a purchased license file

After purchasing Avast Internet Security 2015 an order confirmation e-mail with your license file attached is sent to the e-mail address entered in the purchase form.

The following instructions assume that Avast Antivirus is already installed on your computer.

  1. Open the e-mail containing your license file and open the attached file License.avastlic.
  2. When the file opens, a dialog box appears. Click Yes to insert the license file with the subscription details displayed.
  3. Click OK when the confirmation appears.
  4. To double-check that the subscription is activated, open your Avast user interface and select Settings from the menu.
  5. In the Subscription tab, check that your Subscription status is ACTIVE and the validity date is correct.

Avast Internet Security 2015 is then activated for the remaining duration of the license.

If this automatic method cannot be completed for some reason please try the Alternative method in the Detailed steps below.

Please follow the detailed steps below to insert your license for Avast Internet Security 2015 on your computer.

If this automatic method cannot be completed for some reason (e.g. there is a problem with the file extension, or an error message appears) please select the Alternative method tab above.
  1. Open the e-mail containing your license file and open the attached file License.avastlic. The method varies depending on your mail client software, e.g. double-click the attached file, or right-click on the file and select Open, or select the option Open attachments, etc.
    If you are unable to open the file directly from your email, you can instead save the file License.avastlic to your computer and then open it.
  2. When the file opens, a dialog box appears. Click Yes to insert the license file with the subscription details displayed. A confirmation appears. Just click OK.
  3. To double-check that the subscription is activated, right-click on the Avast orange ball icon in the system tray and select Subscription information from the menu,

    ...or open the Avast user interface from the icon on your desktop and select Settings.
  4. In the Subscription tab you can check that your Subscription status is ACTIVE and the validity date is correct.
  1. Open the e-mail containing your license file and save the attached file License.avastlic on your computer. The method varies depending on your mail client software, e.g. right-click on the file and select Save as, or select the option Download attachments, etc.
    We recommend to save the file on your Windows Desktop so you can easily find it later.
  2. Right-click on the Avast orange ball icon in the system tray and select Subscription information from the menu, ...or open the Avast user interface from the icon on your desktop and select Settings.
  3. In the Subscription tab, click Insert license file.
  4. A dialog window appears. Locate the file License.avastlic where you saved it in step 1, and click Open.
  5. When the file opens, a dialog box appears. Click Yes to insert the license file with the subscription details displayed. A confirmation appears. Just click OK.
  6. On the Subscription screen, check that your Subscription status is ACTIVE and the validity date is correct.

Avast Internet Security 2015 is then activated for the remaining duration of the license.

  • Avast Internet Security 2015
  • 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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