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A way to uninstall avast! Free Antivirus from your system

avast! Free Antivirus is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. It is developed by Alwil Software. More information on Alwil Software can be seen here. avast! Free Antivirus is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5 directory, subject to the user's option. You can uninstall avast! Free Antivirus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is named aswBoot.exe and its approximative size is 231.61 KB (237168 bytes).

The executables below are part of avast! Free Antivirus. They occupy about 306.16 KB (313504 bytes) on disk.

  • aswBoot.exe (231.61 KB)
  • netcfg_x64.exe (74.55 KB)


The current page applies to avast! Free Antivirus version 5.1.874.0 only. You can find below info on other versions of avast! Free Antivirus:

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

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall avast! Free Antivirus:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\avast! Free Antivirus

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastUI.exe
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\avast! Free Antivirus\avast! Free Antivirus.lnk
  • C:\Users\Public\Desktop\avast! Free Antivirus.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avastlic
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avastsounds
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\avast5

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\avastlicfile\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\avastsoundsfile\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\avast5\DisplayIcon


A way to remove avast! Free Antivirus from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

avast! Free Antivirus is an application offered by the software company Alwil Software. Frequently, users choose to erase this program. This can be troublesome because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to erase avast! Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





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

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find avast! Free Antivirus or simply click the Search feature and type in "avast! Free Antivirus". The avast! Free Antivirus app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select avast! Free Antivirus in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding avast! Free Antivirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall avast! Free Antivirus.
Uninstall avast! Free Antivirus


8. After removing avast! Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of avast! Free Antivirus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling avast! Free Antivirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove avast! Free Antivirus by Alwil Software from your computer, we are not saying that avast! Free Antivirus by Alwil Software is not a good application for your computer. 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-04 09:13:35.337