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How to permanently and cleanly uninstall Avast from your computer

Sometimes it is not possible to uninstall Avast through the standard route – use the “ADD or REMOVE programs” in the control panel. In this case, you can still use our uninstall utility. avastclear.

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How to permanently and cleanly uninstall Avast from your computer

Warning: since the introduction of the Avast self-protection system (version 4.8 and more recent), it is no longer possible to use avastclear without having deactivated the Avast self-protection system. This can be done in the “Program settings”, section “Troubleshooting” – check the option “Disable Avast self-defense module”.

Download avastclear.exe on your desktop.

Disable the Avast tamper or restart Windows in Safe Mode.

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Run the downloaded utility. If you have installed Avast in a folder other than the default one, find it by browsing your disk with the “…” button. (Note: Be careful! The contents of any folder you choose will be deleted!)

Click on “Uninstall”

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Restart your computer.

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And There you go ! Avast has been permanently uninstalled from your computer.