Avast 2015: Installing Avast Free Antivirus

How to Install Avast Free Antivirus 2015

Before you begin make sure you are logged into Windows with administrator permissions, no other programs are running in Windows, and any other antivirus software is fully uninstalled.

  • Windows 8.1 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 8 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 7 SP1 or higher, any Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows Vista SP2 or higher, except Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows XP SP2, any Edition.
  • Windows fully compatible PC with Intel Pentium III processor or above.
  • 128 MB RAM or above.
  • 2 GB free space on the hard disk.
  • Internet connection is needed to download, activate and maintain updates of the program and antivirus database.
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1024 x 768 pixels is recommended.
  • Avast Free Antivirus 2015 is not supported on Microsoft Windows Server operating systems, or any operating systems which are not specified.
  1. Download Avast Free Antivirus 2015 from the Avast website.
  2. Right-click the downloaded setup file avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe and choose Run as administrator.
  3. The Avast Setup wizard appears. Choose your license type and the setup mode.
    • Select Regular installation for quicker setup with default options.
    • Select Custom installation to select the location of program files, and choose program components and languages on the following screens.
  4. Confirm all selections until the installation progress bar appears.
  5. Once the installation is completed, click Done to exit setup.

Avast Free Antivirus 2015 is now installed on your computer and ready to use. The Avast user interface is accessible via the orange ball icon in your system tray or orange shortcut icon on your Windows Desktop.

Be sure to register to get your free license within 30 days of installation.

Please follow the detailed steps below to install Avast Free Antivirus 2015 on your computer.

  1. Firstly download the online installer for Avast Free Antivirus 2015 by clicking the button below: ...and save it to your computer (for example on your Windows Desktop).
  2. Right-click the downloaded setup file avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe, choose Run as administrator from the context menu, ...and if prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes (or Continue).
  3. The Avast Setup wizard will appear. You can select your preferred language in the top right corner. If you do not want to install the recommended product, opt out at this stage by unchecking the boxes in the bottom left corner.
  4. Select Regular installation to proceed with the default installation of Avast Free Antivirus 2015.
  5. Select Custom installation to select a destination for program files and program components to install.
  6. Read the End User License Agreement and then click Continue.
  7. Enter the file path to the location where you want to install Avast Free Antivirus 2015, or click Browse... and locate the installation folder on your computer. Then click Continue.
  8. Choose from the available program components and features for Avast Free Antivirus 2015. Use the checkboxes to select or deselect which components to install and click Continue.
    Program components represented by a question mark (?) are not available for your edition.
  9. Check your setup configuration before proceeding. Click Back to change any options selected; otherwise click Continue.
  10. The Avast Setup wizard then creates a system restore point and installs the program. It may take a few minutes to complete.
  11. Once the installation is successfully completed, click Done to exit setup.

Avast Free Antivirus 2015 is now installed on your computer. The Avast user interface is accessible via the orange ball icon in your system tray or orange shortcut icon on your Windows Desktop.

Be sure to register to get your free license within 30 days of installation. For more information and detailed step-by-step instructions please read the following article:

  • Avast Free Antivirus 2015
  • 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

Beklager, denne artikkelen er dessverre ikke tilgjengelig på det valgte språket. Vil du fortsette å lese artikkelen på nåværende språk, eller gå til vår startside for språket du akkurat valgte?

Fortsett å lese Gå til startsiden