OK uninstall P-Cillin and then download and install Avast (it is the one I use)
Please go HERE
and download avast! 4 Home Edition
to your desktop. Locate the file that you just downloaded, double-click on the file to launch the installation of avast!
on the avast! Setup window and on the next window with the ReadMe File.
Now you will see the Legal Agreement, just click I agree
, and then click Next
You will be prompted with Configuration window, make sure that you choose Typical
configuration and then click Next
. Click Next
to the windows that will follow, when the installation will finish, you will be given an option to schedule a boot time scan, select No
Now you have to restart your machine, select Restart
and then click Finish
After you restart you will get a message about avast! it will give you the general "Hello and Thank you for choosing our Product." Also after you restart you will notice 2 new icons in the bottom right corner of the screen.VERY IMPORTANT
- after restarting, right click on the a
in the taskbar and select Updating
, then highlight and click Program
You will get popup after its done updating. If avast! had to download anything for your computer you may get a message asking you to restart.
After you have updated avast! right click the small icon a
in task bar and click Start Avast! AntiVirus
Click Program Registration and you will be taken to their website. Fill out the form and then check you e-mail. Once you get an e-mail from them (usually about 1 minute after submitting the form) copy and paste the serial they provided into the highlighted box. Then click ok
After this, you will need to Schedule Boot-Time Scan
with avast! Click on the little button placed up in the left corner, and select Schedule Boot-Time Scan
. Read also this tutorial HERE
it may make it easier to you to follow the steps.
- Scan all local disks
- scan archive files
- click on Schedule
On the next dialog Operating system restart needed
Now avast! will restart your computer and start to scan before Windows fully loads.IMPORTANT NOTE since your system had infections on it, avast! will give you dialog box with recommended actions, and options, please make sure if this happens, to click the Move to Chest button, and not to delete any reported files.
The boot log will be located here C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\DATA\report\AswBoot.txt