How to Install Avast! Free Antivirus for Windows

The following steps will assist you in downloading and installing Avast! Free Antivirus for Windows. If you need assistance at any point during this tutorial, please visit our support page.

Step 1

Visit and download the “Avast! Free Antivirus” option. Save the install file to your desktop.

Step 2

Open the downloaded installer, and click on Customize Installation.

Step 3

In the drop down menu under, Which components do  you want to install? select the option of Minimal Protection. Then click Install.

Step 4

When Avast! completes installation, click “Continue”


Step 5

Select No, I don’t want to protect my android phone.

Step 6

Select Settings

Step 7

Select Update

Step 8

Select Update Virus Definitions.