In this article we are going to see how to install AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 on our machine. An antivirus program is one of the must software you need to install on your computer to prevent your PC against from all kinds of malware. Currently, both paid and free AV programs are available online. And it is obvious that more security components and features are included in the paid versions. However, the free version, which is intended for home use, is still offer basic protections as well.
If you are looking for free antivirus program, AVG free edition is one of the popular free antivirus removal software you can install on your PC.
Here I will show you how you can install AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 software. The software works on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8 (support both 32 and 64-bits).
Step 1 – Download the software
Use the following link to download AVG free edition installer. When you Click the download, it prompts you whether to “Run” or “Save” the installer. If you are installing now, click “Run” button to start installation (you must be connected to the internet until it finishes the installation) or “Save” the installer to install later on.
“Initializing installation” page will appear (wait until it gets you the next screen) see below
Step 2 – Start installation
On the “Welcome to AVG Installer” screen appears. Select your desired language and Click “Next” button
Click on “Accept” button to agree with the End User Software License Agreement.
This will bring to “Select your Product” page where you choose one of the protection options: Basic or Full. The full protection works only for 30 days and requires you to pay after that. In this article we are installing the free version that is Basic Protection.
Choose “Basic Protection” click “Next” to continue
On the “Select type of installation” screen, the default selected option is “Express Install”. However, if you want to customize more, choose “Custom Install”. Choosing the “Custom Install” will bring the next screen where the software should be installed; click “Next” to accept the default.
On the “Custom Options” page, you can select the component you don’t want to install.
However, all of the components are needed; Click “Next” to continue
The “Install Progress” page will appear and it begins installing AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014. This will take some time.
After downloading and installing the software, “Congratulations!” screen will appear where you may input your email address to receive updates, news, etc. or leave blank. Also you can deselect “I want to help…” check box and Click “Finish”. This will bring us to the end of “install AVG AntiVirus free edition 2014”
Restart your computer!
After restarting your computer, you need to update the virus definition, so while connecting to the internet Click “Click to fix it all”
This will update virus definitions and prompt you "You are protected"
Hope this helps you!
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