Avast Free Antivirus - Back up and restore your settings

December 2016


Avast Free Antivirus allow you to easily make a backup of your current configuration/settings and restore it when needed.
A useful feature, in the case you need to re-install your antivirus software or operation system.

To create a backup of your Avast! settings:
  • Double-click on the taskbar icon to open Avast.
  • Click on Settings > Maintenance.
  • Click on "Backup settings" > Choose the components > Click on Continue.
  • Select the path were the backup file will be created.

To restore the file:
  • Click on Settings > Maintenance.
  • In the Settings Backup" section, click on "Restore Settings".
  • Select your backup file.

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