Completely removing all traces of an Avast program from a computer
- Download avastclear.exe on your desktop
- Start Windows in Safe Mode
- Open (execute) the uninstall utility
- If you installed Avast in a different folder than the default, browse for it. (Note: Be careful! The content of any folder you choose will be deleted!)
- Click REMOVE
- Restart your computer
Avast is a pretty big name in the computer security program scene, but completely removing all traces of an Avast program from a computer is as hard as Avast is effective. However, even though completely removing all traces of Avast from a computer is not easy, it is most certainly doable, and the following is the method that you can use to uninstall all traces of Avast from your computer:
Use Avast Clear
Avastclear is an intuitive tool from the creators of Avast itself that is designed specifically to uninstall any and all Avast products installed on a computer.
Avastclear. It will automatically prompt you to run the tool in Safe Mode. Run the executable Avastclear.
Follow the onscreen instructions and browse to the folder in which you have installed the Avast product you want to uninstall. (If you’ve not used a custom folder, then leave it to defaults). Click on Remove. Restart your computer, and Avastclear will finalize the uninstallation when your computer boots up.
Once you have no more use for Avastclear, you can uninstall it from your computer.