Installing AVG,Step by Step
One of the many things that is a must for any computer user, is a good Anti Virus Program. The AVG Free Edition suits most users needs,and comes highly recommended. Once you finish reading the turorial,you can click the link to go to the Website.
Just click on the Free Download and you will be presented with a screen asking for some information. Along with the information, you will be asked for a valid email address,and they will send you a number that you use during the install process. They do not disclose the information, it is used to prevent abuse.
At the bottom of the page, click the Download AVG Free Edition and the download will start automatically. Once the download has completed, before you start the install process,go to your email and write down the number they gave you for installing.
Read the license agreement,and click the accept button,then proceed to the next step.
You will be presented with the application form to fill out,complete the form and go to the next step.
Now you will see the start download screen,just click to start the download.
Now you will be asked to select what to do with the download,select Save to disk
Select a location to save the download,this can be your desktop,or a download folder if you have created one.
Continue with the download,until it is completed.
Once the download has completed,you will need the number they sent you in your email for the installation.
Enter the Serial Number provided exactly as shown (case sensitive)
Now you will see the Setup for installation.
You will now see the Welcome to AVG 6.0 Anti-Virus Free Edition
Click on Yes to accept the license agreement.
Enter the serial number for you personal copy.
Select the location,usaully it will automatically choose Program/Files
The icons will be added to the Start Menu and Desktop
Now the Install Process will begin.
By leaving all three boxes checked,you will have total protection including Scanning of Email, through Outlook Express.
You can select to have the Program Update Automatically.
Read the ReadME.Txt is always a good idea.
Congratulations the Install has been completed,now Restart your Computer.
Getting started to run the Program.
Click on the Service button and choose Update.
AVG Update File Download.
Create the Rescue Disk in case of problems.
Test Computer Now.
Scanning process continues.
Congratulations No Virures Detected.You now have full Virus Protection for your Computer.
Last edited by Tuffie; 11-27-2002 at 02:35 PM.