Who doesn't want free antivirus security like Avast? But if it's stopping your important applications, uninstall Avast antivirus immediately to get a glitch-free service on your computer. If you are using Windows 10, it has already uploaded so many junk files in your advice. In that case, free Avast service won't do much good except preventing some of your programs. That's why most Windows 10 users seek for how to uninstall Avast antivirus in their machines. This article will show two different methods to uninstall Avast in Windows 10 operating system. We recommend stopping all the applications and any other antivirus on your PC before you start the uninstallation process. Let's see which method is preferable to you.

Method 1: How to uninstall Avast antivirus by entering through Start menu

  • Step 1:

Go to the "Start" Window button and do a right-click. Then select the "Apps & features" option from the menu.

  • Step 2:

Then select the "Avast antivirus" option and click on "uninstall" as shown in the pic below.

  • Step 3:

If you are not logged in as the administrator, then a pop-up window will appear asking for "user account permissions". Click on "yes", as it will initiate the "Avast setup wizard" process.

  • Step 4:

Click on "uninstall", then it will again ask for the confirmation through another dialog box. Select "yes"

  • Step 5:

The setup will start removing all the files one by one, while you need to wait for some time till the uninstallation process gets over.

  • Step 6:

The setup wizard will then ask for permission to restart the computer. Select "restart" and the setup wizard will complete the entire uninstallation process. 

Your PC will now no more be protecting any malware attacks, viruses, or any security threats. But as we discussed earlier, this method is not always successful, as some of the files can be still present in your PC as the residue. There is a better way to uninstall Avast antivirus in your Windows 10 PC; That is, using the Avast Uninstall Utility software, to remove all the Avast files completely from your Windows 10 PC. Let's find out the entire process in a stepwise manner mentioned below.

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Method 2: How to uninstall Avast antivirus using Avast Uninstall Utility software

  • Step 1:

First, download the Avast Uninstall Utility software from this link. Then, install the software on your Windows 10 PC. 

  • Step 2:

Select the file "avastclear.exe" and do a right-click, while choosing the option "run as administrator" from the dialog box that appears.

  • Step 3:

One dialog box will appear that will ask for "user account control"; select "yes" or "continue" depending upon the options provided.

  • Step 4:

The Avast Antivirus Clear wizard will open a dialog box, which will ask you to restart the PC in a safe mode. Click "yes"

  • Step 5:

Select the locations for the Avast uninstallation files; also set the product edition to "uninstall"

  • Step 6:

Then click on "uninstall" while the Avast Uninstall Utility will start the process of removing all the Avast utility files completely from your system.

  • Step 7:

When all the files will be removed from your PC completely, then the Avast Uninstall Utility will ask for permission to restart the system. Choose the "restart your system" option. 


Your PC is now free from all the Avast files and it is no more protected by Avast from any kind of virus/ malware attack. Congratulation! you have learned how to uninstall Avast antivirus completely from your computer. Do you want to secure your PC like before? Then download Avast antivirus once again and install it on your PC. If you are finding it difficult to install/uninstall Avast antivirus on your PC, or you want to secure your laptop/ desktop completely from all the threats and malware attacks, then don't hesitate to reach out to NSS Laptop Service Center. We'll sort out any kind of technical issues immediately, and our expert technical professionals will provide you with all the guidelines to follow regarding the same.

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