Get Free Virus Protection for Mac

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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Steps

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    We'll install a program called Avast Free Mac Security
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    We can get that program by going to http://www.avast.com.
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    We click the "FREE DOWNLOAD" button in blue
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    This will take us to the CNET download page.
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    We click "Download Now"
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    In this video, we'll see the download progress in the lower left-hand corner of the browser.
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    Once the download has been completed, we click the file
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  5. 5
    We drag the Avast Mac Security into our applications folder
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    Once we've completed the previous step, we need to look for and click the file, Avast Mac Security
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    We click on "Continue"
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  8. 8
    We click "Continue"
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  9. 9
    We read the license agreement
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    We click "Continue"
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  11. 11
    We click "Agree"
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  12. 12
    We click "Install"
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    We note that the program will take 258.1 MB of space.
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    We need to close the mentioned applications if asked
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    In this video, we have to close Google Chrome. The installation is going to download the program and virus definition files.
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    We might be asked to type in our password to complete the installation process
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    We'll see that the installation will be successful.
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    We click "Close"
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    We can unmount Avast Mac Security by clicking 'Eject "Avast Mac Security"'
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    We can also go to the downloads folder and delete the download
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    We can open Avast by clicking on its logo
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    We click "Open Avast"
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    We'll see by the green check that we are protected.
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    We can click "Scan"
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    We click "Start" next to "Full System Scan"
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Categories : Macintosh

Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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