Avast Anti-Virus Instructions
Before installing Avast be sure to uninstall any anti-virus program that you may be currently using.
Avast can be
found at here.
"Download Latest Version" on the right side of the page.
When doing that you will be presented with this caution at the top of
your browser if you are using Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
Click on "Click
here for options" then click "Download File." In
the next window that appears, click
If you're using Firefox
as your default browser when you click on "Download Latest
When the installation window opens, remove the checkmark next to "Participate in Avast Community." Put a checkmark next to "Custom Installation" then choose Typical Installation. DO NOT INSTALL THE GOOGLE STUFF.
After the installation is finished you will hear a female voice saying "Welcome to Avast." Double click the Avast icon that was placed on your desktop and register the FREE version. Only submit your name and email address. That will give you a free license for one year.
Click on Settings at the top of the page, then Sounds on the left and take the check mark away from "Enable avast sounds." Click OK and close the program.
You are now protected against viruses and it will automatically update as required.