Configure Avast 5

  • To start we need to open avast, this can be done through the avast icon in the system tray.
  • Once we have opened avast the following window should appear.
  • To configure the proxy correctly we need to open the settings window with the settings button in the top right of the main avast program window.
  • Once on the settings page, select 'Updates' in the left column then scroll down and click the 'Proxy settings' bar.
  • Click 'Specify Proxy Server' and fill in the corresponding details, a sample filled out form looks as follows.
  • Proxy Details : wwwproxy.ru.ac.za (note there is no '.' after www) the port is 3128
  • Once done correctly avast should auto update

Last Modified: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:57:38 SAST