How to Transfer Avast with License to A New Computer

Tracy King updated on Sep 30, 2019 to PC Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies to: Transfer Avast with license from an old PC to a new PC, or change the install location of Avast on Windows PC.

Support transferring: Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Premier

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Preparations
Transfer Avast with License to A New PC
Transfer Avast to A New Hard Drive, Change Install Location

How Do I Transfer Avast from an old computer to a new computer

"How do I transfer Avast from an old computer to another new computer with the license? The Avast on my present old computer is a 3-year subscription, and it’s the second year after the purchase.

Recently, I bought a new computer, and I'm wondering whether I can transfer Avast with its license to the new PC. Does anyone know how to execute the transferring process and moving Avast to a new PC without reinstallation?"

This is a real case that occurs to an Avast user who posts his question in a forum, looking for help. The most replies to this post are no. To re-download and reinstall a new version of Avast on the new PC and add the old key may not work due to the activation mechanism provided by Avast company.

So how to continue using Avast with your paid key on a new computer? If you have the same request, stay here. By going through this page, you'll learn how to effectively move Avast with the license to the new PC or another hard drive by the help of professional PC transfer software.

Preparations

Before you start the transferring process, here are some preparation jobs that you should do before starting the transferring process:

1. Download and install EaseUS Todo PCTrans on two PCs

EaseUS Todo PCTrans recently upgraded with a feature which supports you to transfer antivirus software like Avast, AVG, and Avira to a new PC or another hard drive with the license. 

If you need to transfer Avast from an old PC to a new PC, remember to install this software on both two computers.

Download

For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

2. Activate EaseUS Todo PCTrans for unlimited transfer

To ensure a smooth transferring process, you should activate this software in advance. 

Here, you can click the below button to purchase an activation key to upgrade EaseUS Todo PCTrans to a pro version:

 

EaseUS Todo PCTrans

Transfer Your Files Now

 

Click to Activate

$49.95

 

After the activation, you may follow the guidelines below to start the transferring process now.

Transfer Avast with License to A New PC

Transfer Avast to a new PC.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans with its PC to PC feature support you to transfer Avast with the license to the target computer effectively. 

Go through the process, and you'll move Avast with the license to your new PC:

Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs 

1. Install and launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both old and new PCs.

On the source computer, click "PC to PC" on the main screen and click "Continue" to start the process.

select transfer mode

Step 2. Connect two PCs

1. Select the target PC via its IP address or device name, click "Connect". 

2. Then input the login password of your target PC to connect two PCs.

You can also click "Add a PC" to manually add your target PC via its IP address or device name. 

connect two pcs

Step 3. Select Antivirus software to transfer to another PC

1. On the Application section, click "Edit" and select the desired antivirus software like AVG, Avast or Avira that you want to transfer to the new PC

select to transfer antivirus

2. After selecting antivirus software, click "Finish" to confirm and click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

select antivirus to transfer

Follow UP:  After the transferring process, follow the below guidelines to make Avast activated and work on your new PC.

Step 1: Locate and find the Avast, and run it on your new PC.

Step 2: Click the Activation button on the program and finish the certifying process.

Step 3: Restart PC if necessary.

After this, you should be able to continue using Avast on your new PC and clearing virus, malware again.

Transfer Avast to A New Hard Drive, Change Install Location

Transfer Avast to a new hard drive.

If you prefer to change the Avast install location, you can use the App Migration feature in EaseUS Todo PCTrans for help.

Here are the detail steps to move Avast from C: drive to another drive:

Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on your PC

Go to "App Migration" and click "Start" to continue.

Select app migration transfer mode

Step 2. Select programs to move from C drive to another drive

1. Tick the C drive and select programs (marked as "Yes") that you want to transfer.

2. Click "Browse" to select another drive on your computer as the destination, and click "Transfer" to start the process.

select programs to transfer

Step 3. Finish the transferring

Wait patiently until the transferring process finishes and click "OK" to confirm. 

finish transferring programs from C drive to another drive

When it has done, you can restart PC if necessary. This will keep all changes on your PC and then you can run and programs from another hard drive without reinstallation.

Notice: When you finish the transferring process, if Avast requires activation, click the Activation or Upgrade button in the program.

It will detect your original code and finish the activation process for you.

 
 

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