Uninstallation for Avast Antivirus 2017

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Uninstallation for Avast Antivirus 2017

Here, The step by step manual that explains how to uninstall Avast Free Antivirus 2017 software on all major Windows versions running on your PC or laptop – Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP (32-bit or 64-bit).

Avast antivirus system requirements are nothing special and really everyone meets them these days, but if you’re not sure you can check them here.

This guide is focused on the Avast Free Antivirus, you may also use it when installing other Avast products like Pro Antivirus, Internet Security or Premium…



Log into Windows as an administrator and ensure no other programs are running.


Right-click the Windows Start button and select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.

Steps-3 Right-click your version of Avast Antivirus, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.

Steps-4 When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall at the bottom of the screen.

Steps-5 Click Yes to confirm the uninstallation of Avast Antivirus.

Steps-6 When the uninstallation is complete, click Restart computer to reboot your PC immediately, or click Restart later if you want to manually reboot your PC at a later time.

If you want to Fully Uninstall Avast Try these Steps…

  • Uninstalling on a PC

First, you’ll want to try uninstalling avast! Using the traditional method. Click on the start button and click on Control Panel.

From the control panel, click on ‘Uninstall a program’ and then find Avast in the list. Click ‘Uninstall/Change’ and avast will prompt you with a setup menu. Choose ‘Uninstall’ at the bottom and click ‘Next.’

You’ll get a warning that “an attempt has been made to uninstall avast!” Confirm that you want to uninstall and it’ll start the installation process. You’ll have to restart your computer to fully uninstall.

  • Force uninstalling on a PC

If you’re experiencing errors or a stubborn installation of avast! try using the avast! Uninstall Utility. Simply select the avast! the product you wish to remove. Click ‘uninstall’ and confirm you want to remove the program. If you’re getting an error message saying that the ‘self-defense module’ is preventing uninstallation, launch avast! and head over to the settings. Go to the ‘Troubleshooting’ tab and uncheck the box that says, “Enable avast! self-defense module.”

  • Uninstalling on a Mac

Uninstalling avast! on a Mac is much simpler. Launch avast! and click on the program name in the menubar. You’ll see an option to uninstall. Confirm you want to do this and the program will uninstall. You won’t even have to reboot!

Reasons why to Uninstall Avast:

  • Cannot be used in commercial environments (home use only)
  • May attempt to install unrelated (but safe) software
  • Registration is periodically required but it is free
  • May show advertisements within the program

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