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Windows 8 Antivirus: How to Install + Run 1st Scan

This guide walks you through How to install Windows 8 Antivirus software to protect your PC from virus threats, malware, and other threats.  Use the YouTube video in this post or use the written step-by-step guide below:

How to Install Windows 8 Antivirus

  • Go to http://avg.com
  • Click Download
  • After the AVG installation file downloads, click Open File
  • If your computer asks for your password, enter it now.
  • When the AVG installer is open, click the prompts on-screen to proceed with the installation by clicking “Next” when appropriate.  You do not need to install the “Internet Security” portion of the AVG antivirus program.

How to Scan for Virus with AVG

  • Open AVG
  • Use the “Scan now” button in the AVG program to begin your PC’s first antivirus and malware scan.
  • Allow AVG plenty of time to scan everything on your computer’s hard drive.
  • Then come back later and see what it found, remove any threats, and continue on!

What Does AVG Scan?

AVG scans for all common types of virus threats and malware, including but not limited to standard virus executable files, malicious browser bars, and other types of infections.  AVG will also (usually) remove threats that cause a hijacked browser.

What is AVG?

AVG is a top-notch antivirus program that has been protecting PCs for several years now.

Free AVG Alternatives

  • 360 Total Security
  • Avira
  • Avast
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

Alternate Method to Install AVG

The Ninite website features AVG as one of their free downoads.  So go to http://ninite.com, check the AVG box, and click Get Your Ninite.  Then run the Ninite installer and boom – AVG is installed!

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Wrap Up

What Windows 8 tutorial videos would help you out?  Let us know!  Or if you have questions about AVG, ask us on the KFire YouTube channel.

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Cheers -Ian


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