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How to remove Avast
shobha
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August 10, 2020 - 6:15 am

Hello
Usually I don't do automatic install of any software and stop all add ins. but somehow somewhere i missed and Avast got installed in the system .
I have tried uninstalling it thrice, but it refuses to go away. I have used Revo and Geek. Also hunter mode of Revo. They always show that is gone. But it always pops up. How do I get rid of it? Thanks in advance.
I have win 10.

Jim Hillier
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August 10, 2020 - 6:23 am

Hey Shobha,

Try using this removal tool: https://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility

If that doesn't do the trick let me know and I'll walk you through a manual search and removal process.

Cheers... Jim

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August 11, 2020 - 12:43 am

Thanks Jim for the prompt reply.
I just tried downloading avastclear.exe. It has downloaded, with the message that it cant be downloaded securely.
What does that mean? should I install?
Thanks again for what must seem silly questions to you.

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August 11, 2020 - 2:01 am

What is issuing that message, where is it coming from? Can you post a screenshot of the message?

avastclear.exe is portable, it doesn't need installing, just run the downloaded file and follow the prompts.

Not silly questions at all, just need a bit more information.

shobha
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August 11, 2020 - 11:54 am

It comes from the download page itself. screenshot attached

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August 11, 2020 - 12:19 pm

Ok Jim
Thanks
Did the uninstalling. Seems to have gone ! Bless you boy!

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August 11, 2020 - 8:07 pm

Good to hear. You are most welcome Shobha, anytime.

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