Avast Internet Security Free License

Martin Brinkmann
Jul 18, 2011
Updated • Mar 27, 2012
Antivirus, Security, Windows

Like many other security software companies, Avast is offering both a free basic version of their software and a commercial advanced version that comes with extra features. Avast Internet Security is the companies' flag ship product that includes all the features of the free and pro versions of their product plus a firewall, antispam protection or identity theft protection.

The German computer magazine COM is currently running a giveaway of avast! Internet Security. The promotional web page is accessible by anyone. While only in German, it provides a license that works with English versions of Avast Internet Security as well.

Here is how you can get your free license of Avast Internet Security. Start by downloading the latest version of the security program from the official website. The link points to the English version of the software. I have not tested other language versions, they may work as well.

Go to the promo page and fill in your first name, last name and email address. You will receive a license download link in an email once you click on the send (Absenden) button.

avast internet security license

The license file is zipped which means you need to unzip it first. Make sure you have Avast installed before you click on the License com! so geht´s.avastlic file. A click on the file registers the program. You can alternatively open Avast Internet Security and load the license under Registration Options from within the program interface.

The license itself expires April 2012, which means you get about nine months of free use from this marketing opportunity.

I have reviewed Avast 6 Antivirus Software back in February. I suggest you read that article as it covers the basic modules offered by Avast Internet Security. You can read up on the antivirus protection, sandbox or web reputation engine.

Avast Internet Security benefits from features that are not available in the free antivirus version. This includes more settings, faster program updates, boot-time scanning, game mode, firewall or keylogger protection. Plus it can be used commercially.

Interested users can read up on Avast Internet Security here on the Avast homepage. The program is compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 operating system. (via)


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  1. برامج مجانية said on February 3, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    avast is free and a best for anti virus
    but avg is not detect virus fast any more

  2. mon said on November 29, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    plz send me license no.

  3. affendi said on October 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    It excellent internet security and easy to use.

  4. joice said on October 24, 2011 at 3:07 pm

    promo page has no form

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on October 24, 2011 at 3:44 pm

      Then they have likely ended the promo.

  5. JAM said on October 15, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    how can I get free avast internet security licences.

  6. mithun said on October 14, 2011 at 9:07 am

    how can i get free avast internet securitu licences.

  7. Johnny said on August 16, 2011 at 6:45 am

    Am I doing something wrong? I can’t seem to get to the avastlic file, only the setup exe. Has anyone else had this issue?

  8. 22g said on August 14, 2011 at 7:48 am

    nice antivirus

  9. jot said on August 14, 2011 at 7:46 am

    best software

  10. raja said on August 12, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    i want avast inter net security

  11. Goodlike Mbatha said on August 8, 2011 at 8:10 am

    license purchase

  12. gelo said on July 30, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    when i click the link for free licence .. it redirects me to the english page this is after they send me the link through email

  13. Lil_ndn said on July 21, 2011 at 12:46 am

    Awesome anti-virus program with it’s “Free” version as I used it since 2005 and lately I’ve been using its “Pay” version Internet Suite 5.0 and 6.0…one word describes it : FANTASTIC!!!

    Ride Free – Ride Safe / FTW (Freedom Thru Wisdom)

  14. neha said on July 19, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    its good……………

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