Avast Premium Security (previously Avast Premier) is a comprehensive security software that prevents viruses, spyware, and other malicious threats from infecting your PC. Additionally, it protects you and your data against dangerous fake websites, ransomware, hackers, and spammers while you are online.
Install Avast Premium Security
Open and Activate Avast Premium Security
- Open Avast Premium Security in one of the following ways:
- Double-click the Avast Premium Security icon on your desktop.
- Right-click the Avast system tray icon on your Windows taskbar and select Open Avast user interface.
- Activate Avast Premium Security using the valid activation code from your order confirmation email, or via your Avast Account registered for the email address you used to make the purchase. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:
If you experience any installation issues:
- Ensure your PC meets the minimum system requirements and your Windows is up to date.
- Windows 10 except Mobile and IoT Core Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 8/8.1 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 7 SP1 or higher, any Edition (32 or 64-bit)
- Windows fully compatible PC with Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 processor or above (must support SSE2 instructions)
- 1 GB RAM or above
- 2 GB free space on the hard disk
- Internet connection to download, activate, and maintain program updates and antivirus database
- Optimally standard screen resolution no less than 1024 x 768 pixels
- Check that the downloaded setup file is not corrupted. For instructions, refer to the following article:
- Uninstall all your previous antivirus software from your PC. For instructions, refer to the following articles:
- Restart your PC, and try again to install Avast Premium Security by following the instructions in this article.
If the issue persists, contact Avast Support and provide your setup log file. For instructions, refer to the following article:
- Avast Premium Security 19.x
- Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education - 32 / 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 1, 32 / 64-bit