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Offline senta45

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avast & windows 10
« on: June 16, 2020, 03:17:51 PM »
I just got a new computer with windows 10, & i can't find my Avast ! I had everything transferred over to my new computer & the only thing that came was avast secure browser. Norton was already on the new computer so i deleted it. Please help me !

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Re: avast & windows 10
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2020, 03:33:43 PM »
I just got a new computer with windows 10, & i can't find my Avast ! I had everything transferred over to my new computer & the only thing that came was avast secure browser. Norton was already on the new computer so i deleted it. Please help me !

First it is important to 'completely' uninstall/remove previous installed AV or it (and or Windows) could impact on Avast Installation.

What does the Windows Security > Virus & threat protection say is your installed/active antivirus (see attached image) ?
The Avast Secure Browser is a stand alone browser, but when Avast Antivirus is installed then it is linked.

You could download the Avast off-line installation file for your Avast Program, which is ?
See https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=234638.0 of download locations.
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