How to configure avast! 2014 for maximum protection!

 

Below is a detailed, step by step, process for “How to configure avast! 2014 for maximum protection”

 

Right click the avast! tray icon, and choose “Open avast! user interface:

 

 


Choose “Settings” then choose “Active protection” from the “avast! Settings” menu

 


 

Click on the “settings” gear icon to the right of “File System Shield” and select “Sensitivity”

 


 

Set the “Heuristics sensitivity” to high, and enable “PUP and suspicious files” and “OK”

 

Repeat this exact process for the “Mail Shield settings” and click “OK”

 


 

Repeat this exact process for the “Web Shield settings” and click “OK”

 


 

From the “avast! Settings” menu choose “Tools” then choose “Customize” for the “Sandbox 

 


 

Choose “Virtualized processes” and add “C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash” 

 


 

From the “avast! Settings” menu choose “Antivirus” and enable all features 

 


 

“Enable Deepscreen” which is AutoSandbox 

 

“Enable Hardened mode” and select “Aggressive” 

 

Now you avast! is configured for maximum Protecion! 

 

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

J.R. Guthrie

 

President

 

Advantage Micro Corporation

 

520-290-0595

 

“At this point in time, the Internet should be regarded as an Enemy Weapons System!”

 

 

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