Avast Free Antivirus Avast Free Antivirus



A guide to uninstall Avast Free Antivirus from your PC

Avast Free Antivirus is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by AVAST Software. You can read more on AVAST Software or check for application updates here. Avast Free Antivirus is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast folder, subject to the user's decision. You can remove 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. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. AvastUI.exe is the Avast Free Antivirus's main executable file and it occupies about 11.27 MB (11818568 bytes) on disk.

Avast Free Antivirus installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 54.07 MB (56695368 bytes) on disk.



  • ashQuick.exe (86.63 KB)
  • ashUpd.exe (369.16 KB)
  • asulaunch.exe (76.94 KB)
  • aswChLic.exe (240.35 KB)
  • aswidsagent.exe (5.66 MB)
  • aswRunDll.exe (1.39 MB)
  • aswWrcIELoader32.exe (246.41 KB)
  • AvastNM.exe (597.06 KB)
  • AvastSvc.exe (293.55 KB)
  • AvastUI.exe (11.27 MB)
  • avBugReport.exe (2.82 MB)
  • AvDump32.exe (791.76 KB)
  • AvEmUpdate.exe (2.32 MB)
  • AvLaunch.exe (237.79 KB)
  • gaming_hook.exe (208.88 KB)
  • RegSvr.exe (1.36 MB)
  • sched.exe (201.77 KB)
  • SetupInf.exe (1.37 MB)
  • VisthAux.exe (248.47 KB)
  • wsc_proxy.exe (56.16 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (646.08 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (93.64 KB)
  • aswShMin.exe (128.15 KB)
  • AvastPE2.exe (739.55 KB)
  • 3fb732e6-c2fd-44aa-b76c-6b1037e4c0ae.exe (176.82 KB)
  • 94a0fc0f-7fdb-4cb1-8006-f98e63a9983c.exe (166.91 KB)
  • aswOfferTool.exe (2.46 MB)
  • avBugReport.exe (2.82 MB)
  • AvDump32.exe (791.76 KB)
  • AvDump64.exe (998.75 KB)
  • instup.exe (1.31 MB)
  • overseer.exe (1.44 MB)
  • aswBoot.exe (311.91 KB)
  • avast_cleanup_setup_online.exe (3.01 MB)
  • AvDump64.exe (998.75 KB)
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The current page applies to Avast Free Antivirus version 18.1.2326 alone. For more Avast Free Antivirus versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove Avast Free Antivirus.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast

The files below are left behind on your disk by Avast Free Antivirus when you uninstall it:
  • 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\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\1033\WebShieldSgn.htm
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\Aavm4h.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AavmRpch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhAScr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResIdp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResMai.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResStd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AhResWS2.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\asOutExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\asulaunch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswAMSI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswAux.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswBrowser.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswChLic.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswcmlx.dll
  • 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\aswcommx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswData.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswDataScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswdetallocatorx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswDld.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswDnsCache.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswEngLdr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswhookx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswidpmx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswidpsdkx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswIP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswJsFlt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswlogx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswLSRun.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswntsqlitex.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswPatchMgt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswProperty.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswpsicx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswRec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswremovalx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswRunDll.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswRvrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswsecapix.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswSecDns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswSqLt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswStreamFilter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswStrm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswsysx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswUrlCache.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\aswwinamapix.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWrcIEBroker32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWrcIELoader32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastNM.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastNM.json
  • 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\AvChrome.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvDump32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvEmUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvLaunch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\browser_pass.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\BrowserCleanup.ini
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\burger_client.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\cef.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\cef_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\cef_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\cef_extensions.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\Certificates\digicert_ca_77.der
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\chrome_elf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\CommChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\CommonRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\CommonUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\custody.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\algo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\algo64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\ArPot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\aswAR.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\aswArray.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\aswBoot64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\aswCleanerDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\18102300\aswCmnBS.dll

Generally the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Antivirus

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\aswbIDSAgent\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\avast! Antivirus\FailureCommand
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\avast! Antivirus\ImagePath




How to uninstall Avast Free Antivirus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avast Free Antivirus is an application released by the software company AVAST Software. Some computer users try to uninstall this program. This is hard because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE solution to uninstall Avast Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
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4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
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5. All the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll 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 program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Avast Free Antivirus in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Avast Free Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Avast Free Antivirus.
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8. After removing Avast Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Avast Free Antivirus which have been left behind will be detected 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 items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Avast Free Antivirus by AVAST Software from your PC, we are not saying that Avast Free Antivirus by AVAST Software is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Avast Free Antivirus in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-02-08 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-08 16:39:50.333