Switch to Avast Free Antivirus: If your Avast Premium Security subscription is expired, you can switch to the free version of the product. … Reactivate a product: If you already purchased a new Avast subscription and you need to reactivate the product. Uninstall a product: If you no longer want to use your Avast product.
Will Avast Free Antivirus expire?
Avast Free Antivirus is now activated for one year. After 12 months you can renew the activation again by following the steps above.
Is Avast Free Antivirus no longer free?
Don’t Believe the Rumors: Avast Is Free
Some users have stated that Avast Free Antivirus is not free or that it’s not a truly complete antivirus program. That’s simply not true; it’s a complete anti-malware tool.
How do I know when my Avast Free Antivirus expires?
Check subscription status
On the My Subscriptions screen, confirm that the text Active appears next to your version of Avast Antivirus listed under Subscriptions on this PC. You can also see the expiration date and number of days remaining for your active subscription.
How do I extend Avast for free?
Right-click the Avast icon in the notification area of your Windows taskbar and select Registration information. On the My Subscriptions screen, click Upgrade now next to Avast Free Antivirus.
What is the best Antivirus for Windows 10?
The best Windows 10 antivirus you can buy
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus. The best protection, with few frills. …
- Bitdefender Antivirus Plus. Very good protection with lots of useful extras. …
- Norton AntiVirus Plus. For those who deserve the very best. …
- ESET NOD32 Antivirus. …
- McAfee AntiVirus Plus. …
- Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security.
Why is Avast so bad?
Upsell nag factor: Omnipresent
But be warned: Avast takes a long time to scan a computer and slows down the system during scans, and the program provides mediocre malware protection that’s arguably worse than that of the built-in Microsoft Windows Defender.
Is Avast Safe 2020?
In 2020, Avast was caught in a scandal after the company sold privacy-sensitive data on millions of its users to tech and advertising companies such as Google. Although its antivirus protection is excellent, we currently do not recommend using Avast. Have a look at Bitdefender or Norton instead.
Is Avast worth paying for 2020?
Is Avast a good antivirus solution? On the whole, yes. Avast is a good antivirus and provides a decent level of security protection. The free version comes with lots of features, although it doesn’t protect against ransomware.
Why is my Avast antivirus turned off?
Solution 1: Update Avast to the Latest Version
Avast developers noticed the error where the shields turned off by themselves and they tried to fix that in the latest version. That is why you should update and check to see if the error still appears.
Can I cancel my Avast subscription?
Tap your profile image in the top-right corner of the screen. Tap Subscriptions. Select the Avast subscription that you want to cancel. Tap Cancel Subscription (or Cancel Free Trial).