Operating System: Windows 10
Antivirus version: Avast Internet Security 2016
For the purposes of this guide, I installed Avast Internet Security 2016 because it's the bundle I recommend you use as well.
I will now demonstrate how to install Avast with a few quick steps.
Run the downloaded file and allow Windows to install it
Wait for the installer to initialize:
On the next screen, click "Install":
You can also customize the installation, but I recommend sticking with the basics.
Avast is now installing the software on your computer.
You can go about your business and hide this notification.
Once the notification above disappears, Avast still didn't finish its work, but it's just about to.
You can follow the remainder of the installation progress by clicking the Avast icon in the notification bar, and this is what you will see:
Once the software finished installing Avast, you will get this message, so click Continue:
The next screen will warn you about Avast's anonymous data collection, but if you're a privacy fanatic I will show you how to disable it in the next (and last) two steps.
For now, click Continue:
So, if you do mind Avast's data collection, you can disable it in 2 simple steps.
First, click the gear icon in the top right corner to access the Settings:
Next, simply scroll down to the Privacy settings, uncheck these two options and click OK:
This is it, you're all done and it took you about 5 minutes.
Furthermore, once installed, no updates are necessary and both the software and its virus definitions are up to date from the get go.
The Avast installation is the easiest one so far, they're doing their best to get this software installed on your machine and to minimize your effort on every click.
Avast gives you a free trial for 30 days (or 60 days if you add a payment method) before you pay a single cent.
So, if you're not pleased in anyway with this software, check out our complete list of the best antivirus software of 2016, and choose another one.
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