How to install antivirus step by step?

  • Choose antivirus software based on your requirements.
  • Ensure that you’re downloading from a trusted website when downloading a free antivirus program.
  • Paid programs are suitable for those who come across infected files and sites frequently.
  • Confirm that there are no programs running while installing the software.
  • Connect your computer to the Internet.
  • Go to the official site of the preferred antivirus.
  • Download the desired package.
  • Proceed as per the installer’s instructions to install antivirus.
  • Restart the computer once the antivirus software is installed. 
How to Install Antivirus

Installing Antivirus on Chromebook

Chromebooks are inherently secure because of sandboxing. It means any malicious content opened stays within the browser’s tab. It won’t find a way into the rest of the system. If the virus does, in fact, gets out of the virtual box it is in, Verified Boot continues to protect the system. Hence, Chromebooks don’t require Antivirus. 

install antivirus in mobile

Installing Antivirus on Mobile

  • On your Android phone, open the Google Play Store.
  • Search for the antivirus app.
  • Tap Install and hold on while the app downloads.
  • Once downloaded, touch Open.
  • Agree to the EULA and Privacy Policy.

How to Install the Antivirus on Firestick?

There are no antivirus programs available on Firestick. Unless you jailbreak, you cannot install antivirus apps on the streaming device. Instead, you can ensure that antivirus and anti-malware are installed on all the devices connected to the wireless network. 

Installing antivirus on MacBook Air

Your MacBook Air has security built into it. There is no need to install antivirus on Mac computers. Enable Mac Gatekeeper to avoid malware. 

Installing Antivirus on Ubuntu

  • Open the Linux terminal using Ctrl + Alt + T
  • Input the following command: $ sudo apt-get install clamav and hit Enter.
  • Press Y when asked to enter the password.
  • Execute the command: $ sudo apt-get install clamtk to install the front-end of Clam

How to Install Antivirus Software in Windows 7?

  • Plug the antivirus software laden pen drive into the computer.
  • Locate the file in the corresponding drive.
  • Double-run the file to run it.
  • With the help of the installer, install the software.

How to uninstall the antivirus and install a new one?

  • Download the antivirus removal tool from the Internet.
  • Run it on the computer.
  • Follow the prompts to uninstall the antivirus.
  • Restart the computer.
  • Visit the official site of the antivirus software.
  • Download and run the antivirus on the computer.

Installing Antivirus in Laptop Windows 10

  • Go to the Start menu and type Defender into the search bar.
  • Click the application.
  • Update the protection software.
  • Hit Update and follow the steps shown.
  • You’ll see a message saying Click here to turn it on.
  • Click the link to enable Windows Defender.

Uninstall the antivirus in safe mode

  • Insert the USB drive into an uninfected computer.
  • Install a USB-drive based anti-virus program onto the flash drive.
  • Restart the affected computer.
  • While it boots up, press F8 until the boot options menu appears.
  • Choose Safe Mode to boot Windows.
  • Tuck the USB drive into the infected computer when Windows boot up.

How to install the antivirus in USB flash drive?

  • Insert the flash drive into the clean computer.
  • Double-click the file to run the installation wizard.
  • Pick the location to save the file.
  • Transfer the file onto the computer.
  • Run the .exe file to run the installer.

Installing Antivirus on android tablet

  • Open the Play Store app.
  • Search for the preferred antivirus software.
  • Tap Install and then click Accept to install the app.
  • Once the installation is over, tap Open.
  • Read and accept the EULA.

Install Antivirus Without Internet Connection

  • Download the offline.exe file.
  • Locate the file in the Downloads folder.
  • Execute the file and make the necessary changes.
  • Click Install to install antivirus.
  • Press Continue to proceed.