Here are the instructions I promised to forward for installing avast! and totally removing your current antivirus program.
Remember to save the programs you are downloading to a folder where you can find these files or, to your Desktop.
To learn more about avast! Antivirus, simply go to: http://www.avast.com
Instructions to successfully install avast!:
01. Download to a folder you can find or to your Desktop the product avast! Free:
(Do Not Run at this time)
02. Download the REMOVAL TOOL for your current Antivirus Program by following the Guide offered here:
How do I remove old third-party antivirus software before installing avast!?
The removal tool for avast! Antivirus (should you ever need it) : http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility
03. Once these 2 programs are saved to your computer in a folder that you can locate or,
to the desktop and, you can easily identify these 2 files, DISCONNECT FROM THE INTERNET
04. Go to the Control Panel > Select add/remove > (Programs and Features in Windows 7 & 8)
select your current antivirus program and select uninstall. (Allow it to uninstall all features of the program)
05. Reboot your system.
06. Run the removal tool for your old Antivirus Program saved in step #2
07. Once the tool finishes, Reboot your system and Reconnect your Internet connection.
08. Install avast! Free by running the program downloaded in step #1
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09. Shutdown your system -- wait 10 seconds -- Start your computer.
10. Avast!7 Free will now be installed and will update its virus database.
11. Register your new avast! Free product by selecting the Register Now button.
If you need more help, get it from here: http://www.avast.com/registration-free-antivirus.php
12. Once this is done, you'll be ready to enjoy the new product as much as I already have for many years.
A video to guide you in installing avast! Free: http://goo.gl/VLXde
Thanks for having me at your meeting and I hope to meet all of you again.
avast! 2014 Facts: http://www.avast.com/faq.php?q=2014#searchForm
To take advantage of the special 40% discount on the paid versions of avast that I offered during the presentation, simply go to:
To download any of Avast's Software, simply go to: http://www.avast.com/download-software
Get avast! Free Mobile Security for free from Google Play.
The links to the other 4 programs I mentioned at the end of the presentation:
Malware Bytes Anti Malware (MBAM) : http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
Ccleaner : http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/
CCenhancer - It enhances Ccleaner. http://singularlabs.com/software/ccenhancer/download/
WinPatrol : http://www.winpatrol.com/download.html
WinPatrol Special Friends 50% Discount: http://winpatrol.com/friends.html
Other Free Software discussed during the presentation:
Free Imaging Software for creating System Image Backups
1-Click Restore Free - http://www.keriver.com/oneclick_free.html
Drive Image XML - http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Hard-Disk-Utils/DriveImage-XML.shtml
Clonezilla - http://clonezilla.org/downloads.php
Prevent CryptoLocker from installing http://www.foolishit.com/vb6-projects/cryptoprevent/
(More on the next page.)
Free Firewall programs:
Comodo Firewall - http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/firewall.php
Zone Free Firewall - Avoid their Toolbar - http://www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/zonealarm-pc-security-free-firewall.htm
TinyWall 2.1 - For Win Vista, Win7 and Win8: http://tinywall.pados.hu/
AdwCleaner is a tool that deletes :
· Adwares (software ads)
· PUP/LPI (Potentially Undesirable Program)
· Hijacker (Hijack of the browser's homepage)
FileHippo.com Update Checker Helps you keep your installed programs up-to-date
Online Virus/Malware Checkers Used to double check when you suspect a false-positive
If you found this presentation helpful, please let your friends in other clubs know that it's
available totally free of charge and without any strings attached.
If you're truly ambitious, letting Gracie at Avast know what you thought of the presentation would also be nice. ( If you didn't like it, it's still OK to let her know that too. )
You can write her at email@example.com. Please put Bob's avast! Security Seminar in the Subject line.
(Attach a BCC to me: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks)
I would also appreciate knowing that these instructions have been received and have resulted in a successful installation of avast! (Free or paid).
Have a great day,
Norbert (Bob) Gostischa
Absolutely free, ask me for details:
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avast! Mobile Security for your Android - Click here to download it from Google Play
avast! Mobile Backup - http://www.avast.com/mobile-backup
Windows Firewall Control extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall
If you’re running Windows 8 and would like your old Start Menu back,
download and install the latest version of Classic Shell from:
To restore the Image Backup Function in Windows 8, follow the instruction in the video I put
Preparing for a Disaster before it happens : http://youtu.be/hZy5in3WNe4
Protecting You and Your USB Devices: http://www.mcshield.net/downloads.html
InternetOff is a free tool that allows you to quickly turn off\on
your internet connection from the system tray.
UNCHECKY - Prevents installation of unwanted add-ons when installing programs.
SPAMfighter filters out SPAM in Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail or Thunderbird
(BootSafe) An Easy way to get to Safe Mode: https://goo.gl/RXgKCO
PC Decrapifier removes useless pre-installed software from new or almost new computers
MailWasher Free - Allows you to preview, delete and, bounce e-mails back to the originator.
Restore Point Creator - An excellent program to create and manage System Restore Points,.
Windows XP 'Unofficial Service Pack 4' - brings updates to Microsoft's obsolete OS.
50% discount on WinPatrol Pro, etc use coupon code bobsfriends