Why Avast Antivirus Clear Not Working?

Avast Antivirus Clear Not Working

If you cannot uninstall the Avast Antivirus program from Apps & Features or Control Panel on your Windows computer, you can use the Avast Antivirus Clear (Uninstall) tool. Check if you are performing the following instructions to uninstall Avast using the Avast uninstall tool. Carry out these steps below-mentioned steps for Avast Antivirus clear not working.

  • Step 1:Download the Avast Uninstall Utility tool by clicking the Download button on the web page.
  • Step 2:By default, the downloaded tool will be saved in the Downloads folder.
  • Step 3:Navigate to the Downloads folder, search for the avastclear.exe file, and right-click it.
  • Step 4:From the displayed menu, choose the Run as Administrator option to begin the process.
  • Step 5:As soon as the UAE(User Account Control) dialog box opens, click the Yes option.
  • Step 6:Select the Yes option when the ‘Avast Antivirus Clear’ prompt box appears on the screen.
  • Step 7:Choose the location where the Avast Antivirus program is installed and click the Uninstall option.
  • Step 8:Wait until the ‘Product was successfully uninstalled’ message appears on the screen.
  • Step 9:Once the uninstallation process gets completed, select the Restart Computer option.
  • Step 10:Once the computer restarts, check if the Avast program has been uninstalled.
  • Step 11:If this Avast Antivirus Clear program is not working, perform the steps given below to uninstall the Avast product from the computer.
  • Step 12:Perform these steps we can execute how to fix Avast Antivirus Clear not working.

Deleting Avast Files Manually:

  • Step 1:Open the File Explorer window on the computer and navigate to the ‘C:\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast\’ location.
  • Step 2:Search for the file or folder that you need to delete, right-click it, and select the Properties option.
  • Step 3:Go to the Security tab, click the Advanced option, and navigate to the Owner tab.
  • Step 4:Click the Edit option, create a new owner, and select the OK option.
  • Step 5:Click OK until the Properties window is closed.
  • Step 6:Do the same to remove the rest of the files or folders.
  • Step 7:Move to the ‘%windir%\WinSxS\’ location and remove all the files that are related to the Avast product.
  • Step 8:Also, remove the Avast related files from the ‘%windir%\WinSxS\Manifests’ location.
  • Step 9:If required, remove the registry entries of the Avast product.
  • Step 10:Once done with removing the files, restart the computer and check if the Avast product is completely removed.
  • Step 11:By using these steps we can execute how to fix Avast Antivirus Clear not working.