How to Update Avast Antivirus 2018 for Free

Avast antivirus is a collection of award-winning features which helps to protect your device and important data from viruses and malware.

Top features of Avast antivirus:

  • Best viruses and malware protection
  • Behavior Shield Game Mode
  • Smart virus update
  • Web and network shield
  • Real time anti-rootkit protection
  • Firewall

 

Steps for updating your Avast antivirus

You can update your antivirus program absolutely free. There are two ways to update the antivirus:

1. You can directly download the Avast 2018 Offline Update Files and then can apply the update manually

2. You can run the in-product update; here are the steps for updating your antivirus:
i. Check for the new updates: If you are not sure that a newer update is available or not then open your Avast and go to Settings>>Updates. If it shows a message “A new version of the program is available” it means you can update your antivirus. For continue click on the Update button. You can also set automatic program update, then your antivirus will always up-to-date. You can also update the antivirus program with the help of the system tray. There will be an Orange Avast icon, right-click that icon. Then, select Update>>Program. Sometimes, Avast antivirus will display a yellow colored pop-up message, alerting you that your antivirus program is not outdated. You can get a new version of antivirus by a direct “Update now” button.

ii. Finish the updating process and don’t forget to restart your device: It is recommended to restart the device after completing the updating process. You have to wait until the program finishes the update. Once finished, restart your computer.

iii. Complete the Updating Process: When you restart your computer, some post-update screen will appear. It contains some additional offers for Avast products like free trial of Avast Internet Security and some more information about the program update.

iv. Enjoy the latest version of Avast antivirus: Now your system is carrying the latest version of Avast antivirus. You can also clarify by checking on Setting>>Update.

v. Free download of older Version: Some people are not comfortable with changes. A user may prefer the previous version over the new edition. For this situation, you have to uninstall the program and get the installer for the older version.

So, these are the steps for updating the latest version of Avast antivirus. If you are unable to update your Avast antivirus then contact Avast Support for proper guidelines. For any suggestion, comment down below.

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