Installing Avast Driver Updater

Before you begin installing Avast Driver Updater, ensure that you are logged into Windows as a user with administrator permissions, all other programs in Windows are closed, and your antivirus protection is temporarily disabled (for instructions refer to your vendor's documentation).

  • 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 Vista SP2 or higher, except Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows XP SP3, any Edition (32-bit)
  • Internet Explorer 6 or any newer, compatible browser
  • Windows fully compatible PC with Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 processor or above (must support SSE2 instructions)
  • 256 MB RAM or above
  • 400 MB free space on the hard disk
  • An internet connection is needed to download, activate, and use the program.
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1024 x 768 pixels is recommended.

Install Avast Driver Updater

Follow these steps to activate Avast Driver Updater:

  1. Download the installer for Avast Driver Updater by clicking the button below: Download Avast Driver Updater ...and save it in a familiar location on your PC (such as your Windows desktop).
    You can also download and install Avast Driver Updater from the latest version of Avast Antivirus by going to PerformanceDriver Updater and clicking Install Now. For instructions to install Avast Antivirus, refer to the following article:
  2. Right-click the downloaded setup file and select Run as Administrator from the context menu.
  3. When prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  4. Review the terms and conditions in the Avast Driver Updater setup dialog, then click I agree.
  5. Click Finish.

To activate Avast Driver Updater, use the steps in the following article:

  • Avast Driver Updater 2.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
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 2, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition - Service Pack 3, 32-bit

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