June 14, 2012

How to uninstall/remove Avast antivirus

Avast Antivirus is a security program that allows you to protect your computer from network intrusions as well as dangerous threats such as viruses, trojans and spyware. And, in recent years, Avast antivirus become quite popular among users. However, if you are facing any problem with Avast Security, then it is necessary to remove the Avast antivirus from your computer either using Control Panel or using Avast uninstall utility. 

Removing Avast antivirus involves a few, sequential steps.

Uninstall Avast using Windows utility:

Step 1: First go to 'Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Program'.

How to uninstall/remove Avast antivirus
Step 2: A list of all installed programs will be opened. Now scroll down and select the Avast Antivirus from the list.

Step 3: Depending on the version of Avast which is installed on your computer, different operations such as 'Modify, Remove or Repair' will displayed.

Step 4: Click 'Remove' to uninstall Avast from your computer. 

Now restart your computer to clear the registry and system memory files. Ensure that uninstalling is successful or not. Find here what are the limitations of antivirus software.

If Windows uninstall utility fails to uninstall Avast from your computer, uninstall it with Avast! Uninstall Utility. The Avast uninstall utility will delete the contents of the installation directory. Follow steps below…

Uninstall Avast using Avast! Uninstall utility:

Step 1: First download the uninstall utility from Avast website.

Step 2: Now restart your computer in safe mode. To access safe mode, press 'F8' while the computer reboots.

Step 3: Now open Avast uninstall utility folder, and browse & navigate to Avast installation directory. Click 'remove' to uninstall Avast and 'restart' your computer again when prompted.
I hope it will help to uninstall Avast.

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