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A guide to uninstall avast! Free Antivirus from your computer

This web page is about avast! Free Antivirus for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Avast Software. More data about Avast Software can be read here. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's preference. You can uninstall avast! Free Antivirus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\Setup\Instup.exe /control_panel. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. avast! Free Antivirus's primary file takes about 3.40 MB (3563680 bytes) and is named AvastUI.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in avast! Free Antivirus. They occupy 14.66 MB (15368680 bytes) on disk.



  • ashQuick.exe (101.97 KB)
  • ashUpd.exe (173.37 KB)
  • asulaunch.exe (26.45 KB)
  • aswAraSr.exe (70.30 KB)
  • aswChLic.exe (79.85 KB)
  • aswRegSvr.exe (50.66 KB)
  • aswRunDll.exe (119.56 KB)
  • AvastBCL-Sfx.exe (1.83 MB)
  • AvastEmUpdate.exe (726.60 KB)
  • AvastSvc.exe (49.16 KB)
  • AvastUI.exe (3.40 MB)
  • avBugReport.exe (1.18 MB)
  • RegSvr32.exe (498.29 KB)
  • sched.exe (88.38 KB)
  • SetupInf32.exe (142.73 KB)
  • VisthAux.exe (239.29 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (607.50 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (75.50 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (76.50 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (86.73 KB)
  • aswShMin.exe (74.80 KB)
  • AvastPE2.exe (427.37 KB)
  • aswOfferTool.exe (2.90 MB)
  • instup.exe (204.10 KB)
  • aswBoot.exe (262.91 KB)
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This info is about avast! Free Antivirus version 9.0.2003 alone. You can find below a few links to other avast! Free Antivirus releases:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\aswClnTg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\aswClnTg.txt
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\aswInfTg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\aswInfTg.txt
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\Avast5_1033.chm
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\Base.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\Boot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\1033\uiLangRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\Aavm4h.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AavmRpch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AavmRpch64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhAScr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResMai.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResStd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResWS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashBase.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashMaiSv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashQuick.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashServ.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashShA64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashTask.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashTaskEx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashUpd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashWebSv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashWsFtr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\asOutExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\asOutExt64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\asulaunch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswAra.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswAraSr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswAux.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswChLic.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswCmnBS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswCmnIS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswCmnOS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswCommChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswData.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswDld.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswEngLdr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswIdle.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswJsFlt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswJsFlt64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswLSRun.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswPatchMgt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswProperty.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswProperty64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswRemoteCache.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswResourceLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswRunDll.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswRvrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswSidebar.gadget
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswSqLt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswStrm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswUtil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswVmm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswW8ntf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avast.der
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastBCL-Sfx.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastEmUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastGUIProxy64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastIP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastSS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avBugReport.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvSSHook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\Certificates\digicert_ca_39.der
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\Certificates\digicert_ca_3b.der
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\CommonRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\CrtCheck32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\dbghelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\algo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\algo64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\ArPot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswAR.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswBoot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswBoot64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswCleanerDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswCmnBS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswCmnIS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswCmnIS64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswCmnOS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswEngin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswFiDb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswHds.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswHdsKe.sys
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswHdsKe64.sys
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswRawFS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswRawFS64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswRep.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\aswScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\BCUEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\certs.map
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\db_agdx.dat
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\db_as.dat
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\17051402\db_bank.dat

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\avast! Antivirus\ImagePath




A way to uninstall avast! Free Antivirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

avast! Free Antivirus is a program offered by Avast Software. Frequently, computer users choose to remove this program. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK procedure to remove avast! Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
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5. All the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate avast! Free Antivirus or simply click the Search feature and type in "avast! Free Antivirus". The avast! Free Antivirus app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select avast! Free Antivirus in the list of apps, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about avast! Free Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove avast! Free Antivirus.
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8. After removing avast! Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong avast! Free Antivirus which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing avast! Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove avast! Free Antivirus by Avast Software from your computer, nor are we saying that avast! Free Antivirus by Avast Software is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove avast! Free Antivirus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-24 15:21:59.053