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How to uninstall avast! Free Antivirus from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove avast! Free Antivirus for Windows. It is produced by Alwil Software. More data about Alwil Software can be seen here. Usually the avast! Free Antivirus application is to be found in the C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing avast! Free Antivirus is C:\Program. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. avastui.exe is the avast! Free Antivirus's primary executable file and it takes about 6.81 MB (7139256 bytes) on disk.

avast! Free Antivirus contains of the executables below. They occupy 32.66 MB (34250152 bytes) on disk.



  • ashQuick.exe (111.28 KB)
  • ashUpd.exe (205.63 KB)
  • asulaunch.exe (31.09 KB)
  • aswAraSr.exe (70.27 KB)
  • aswChLic.exe (89.48 KB)
  • aswRunDll.exe (766.77 KB)
  • aswWrcIELoader32.exe (85.43 KB)
  • AvastBCL-Sfx.exe (1.88 MB)
  • AvastEmUpdate.exe (1.43 MB)
  • avastnm.exe (252.83 KB)
  • AvastSvc.exe (231.54 KB)
  • avastui.exe (6.81 MB)
  • avBugReport.exe (2.15 MB)
  • AvDump32.exe (527.81 KB)
  • BrowserCleanup.exe (1.43 MB)
  • CrtCheck.exe (27.09 KB)
  • ie_loader.exe (57.72 KB)
  • RegSvr.exe (735.86 KB)
  • sched.exe (97.55 KB)
  • SetupInf.exe (714.05 KB)
  • VisthAux.exe (309.09 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (604.50 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (75.50 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (76.50 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (86.73 KB)
  • aswShMin.exe (83.87 KB)
  • AvastPE2.exe (526.31 KB)
  • 759978a9-c967-4770-b19e-f412e8f77d7f.exe (166.91 KB)
  • aswOfferTool.exe (2.38 MB)
  • AvDump64.exe (600.37 KB)
  • bf658988-a733-446e-bed6-4031809edb24.exe (177.91 KB)
  • instup.exe (759.76 KB)
  • e47bcab3-ba3b-44ae-8f2a-598fc736ad5e.exe (176.89 KB)
  • fbcceaf4-9245-4fba-9ad5-344bf2f4f3eb.exe (178.94 KB)
  • 4a4d7877-79d7-42a3-9620-bd660248bc18.exe (164.39 KB)
  • 795765ad-012d-406b-ad0a-d2a1fab84264.exe (178.44 KB)
  • ac2503e5-6de1-4a80-aec4-4249631b8540.exe (175.96 KB)
  • b7d29de9-338b-4777-8c29-1a6d419a3726.exe (178.91 KB)
  • aswBoot.exe (264.91 KB)
  • aswBoot.exe (326.45 KB)
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The current web page applies to avast! Free Antivirus version 5.1.889.0 alone. Click on the links below for other avast! Free Antivirus versions:

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A considerable amount of files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you want to remove avast! Free Antivirus from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall avast! Free Antivirus from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5

The files below were left behind on your disk by avast! Free Antivirus when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\aswClnTg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\aswClnTg.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\aswInfTg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\aswInfTg.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\Avast5_1049.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\Base.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\BCULangRes_1049.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\Boot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\1049\uiLangRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\20140902\{1DFF7BAE-FDCB-4E63-B5D5-AAA936470857}
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\20141013-3\{1DFF7BAE-FDCB-4E63-B5D5-AAA936470857}
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\Aavm4h.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AavmRpch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AdBlocker\Chrome\avast-adblocker-chrome.crx
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AdBlocker\Chrome\avast-adblocker-chrome.ver
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AdBlocker\FF\adblocker@avast.com.xpi
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AdBlocker\IE\avast-adblocker-ie.msi
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResBhv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResMai.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResMes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResNS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResP2P.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResStd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResWS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AhResWS2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashBase.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashMaiSv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashOutXt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashQuick.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashServ.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashTask.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashTaskEx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashUpd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashWebSv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\ashWsFtr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\asOutExt64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\asulaunch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswAra.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswAraSr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswAux.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswChLic.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswCmnBS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswCmnIS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswCmnOS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswCommChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswData.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswDld.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswEngLdr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswIdle.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswJsFlt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswJsFlt64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswJSScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswLSRun.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswMonDS.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswMonVD.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswOtl64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswPatchMgt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswProperty.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswRegSvr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswRegSvr64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswRemoteCache.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswResourceLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswRunDll.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswRvrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswSma.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswSqLt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswStrm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswUtil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswVmm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswW8ntf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswWebRepIE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswWrcIEBroker32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\aswWrcIELoader32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastBCL-Sfx.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastEmUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\avastIP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\avastSS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\avBugReport.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvSSHook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\BCUCmnRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\BrowserCleanup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\BrowserCleanup.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\Certificates\avast.der
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\Certificates\digicert_ca_39.der
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\Certificates\digicert_ca_3b.der
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\chrome\ChromeInst.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\CommonRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\CrtCheck32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\dbghelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\algo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\ArPot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\aswAR.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\aswBoot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\aswCleanerDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\aswCmnBS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\defs\14100300\aswCmnIS.dll

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

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




How to erase avast! Free Antivirus from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

avast! Free Antivirus is a program marketed by Alwil Software. Some computer users want to erase this program. This can be difficult because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK solution to erase avast! Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
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4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate avast! Free Antivirus or simply click the Search field and type in "avast! Free Antivirus". If it is installed on your PC the avast! Free Antivirus application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select avast! Free Antivirus in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding avast! Free Antivirus, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall avast! Free Antivirus.
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8. After uninstalling avast! Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of avast! Free Antivirus that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling avast! Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall avast! Free Antivirus by Alwil Software from your PC, nor are we saying that avast! Free Antivirus by Alwil Software is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall avast! Free Antivirus in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-05 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-05 00:55:24.200