Avast Hero Avast Hero

How to uninstall Avast Hero from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Avast Hero for Windows. The Windows version was created by AVAST Software. More data about AVAST Software can be seen here. Click on to get more data about Avast Hero on AVAST Software's website. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application folder. Take into account that this path can vary depending on the user's decision. C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\AvastHeroUninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Avast Hero. HeroBrowser.exe is the Avast Hero's main executable file and it occupies approximately 934.81 KB (957248 bytes) on disk.

Avast Hero installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 9.89 MB (10369864 bytes) on disk.

  • AvastBrowser.exe (97.84 KB)
  • HeroBrowser.exe (934.81 KB)
  • nacl64.exe (6.21 MB)
  • setup.exe (1.33 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of Avast Hero. You can find below info on other application versions of Avast Hero:

Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Avast Hero:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application

The files below are left behind on your disk by Avast Hero's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\chrome.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\chrome_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\chrome_child.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\chrome_elf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\chrome_watcher.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\default_apps\external_extensions.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\default_widevinecdm\\_metadata\verified_contents.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\default_widevinecdm\\_platform_specific\win_x86\widevinecdm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\default_widevinecdm\\imgs\icon-128x128.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\default_widevinecdm\\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\default_widevinecdm\\manifest.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Extensions\external_extensions.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Installer\AVAST.7z
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Installer\chrmstp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Installer\setup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\libegl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\libglesv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\am.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\da.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\de.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\el.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\es.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\et.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\he.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\id.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\it.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\te.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\th.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\Locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\nacl_irt_x86_64.nexe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\nacl64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\resources.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\snapshot_blob.bin
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\VisualElements\logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\VisualElements\smalllogo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\WidevineCdm\_platform_specific\win_x86\widevinecdm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\WidevineCdm\_platform_specific\win_x86\widevinecdmadapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\\WidevineCdm\manifest.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\chrome.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\debug.log
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\Dictionaries\pt-BR-3-0.bdic
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\HeroBrowser.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\master_preferences
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AVAST Software\Browser\User Data\Default\Avast Hero Profile.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Avast Hero.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\StartMenu\Avast Hero.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Avast Hero
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Hero

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\avast\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\avastm\ImagePath

A way to remove Avast Hero from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avast Hero is a program offered by AVAST Software. Sometimes, people choose to erase this application. This is difficult because deleting this manually requires some experience related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE action to erase Avast Hero is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Avast Hero or simply activate the Search field and type in "Avast Hero". If it exists on your system the Avast Hero application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Avast Hero in the list , some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Avast Hero, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Avast Hero:

  • The publisher is: www.herobrowser.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\AVAST Software\Browser\AvastHeroUninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Avast Hero.
Uninstall Avast Hero

8. After uninstalling Avast Hero, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Avast Hero that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Avast Hero with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Avast Hero by AVAST Software from your PC, nor are we saying that Avast Hero by AVAST Software is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Avast Hero in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-11-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-16 01:45:26.597