AppGuard Solo Install Instructions


  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Home/Pro/Ent/Ult 32/64bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 /Pro/Ent 32/64bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 /Pro/Ent 32/64bit
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home/Pro/Ent 32/64bit
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Home/Pro/Ent 64bit


  • Minimum 1.80 GHz 1.00 GB of RAM (32 bit), 2.00 GB of RAM (64 bit)
  • 100 MB Hard Disk free space
  • Disable any antivirus software
  • Close all applications and utilities
  • The system should have at least the minimum configuration described above
Installing AppGuard Solo Overview

To run the installation program, log-on as a user with local administrator rights on the system.

Note:  The user does not require administrator privileges to run the application, only for installation.

  • Launch the setup program from the download or your disk drive.
  • Make sure you have your License ID and Password during the install; you will be prompted to enter them for activation.
  • Reboot the computer when prompted.
Installation Steps
  • Click the AppGuardSetup.exe file to begin the installation.
  • In the User Account Control message, click Yes to allow AppGuard Solo to make changes to your computer.
  • The InstallShield Wizard will begin and display the Install message below. Click Next to continue.

  • Accept the License Agreement and click Next to continue.

  • Click Install to begin the installation. Make sure you have your License ID and Password available.

  • The Activate AppGuard Solo screen will be displayed. If it does not display, please look for this symbol in the system tray to bring up the screen:

  • Click the link to Activate AppGuard Solo.
  • Click the Exit button if you are not ready or do not have your License ID and Password.
  • Click the Go to Website link to purchase a License.
  • If you click Exit, you will need to begin the Install process again when you are ready.

  • Enter your License ID and Password in the fields provided and click Continue.

  • AppGuard Solo will check with the license server, and then display “Product Activation Successful”. Click Continue to resume the installation.

  • AppGuard Solo will continue with the installation and provide a progress screen.
  • When the install is complete, click the Finish button.

  • Click Yes to restart now, or No to restart later. You must restart for AppGuard Solo to begin protecting your system.