Uninstalling Avast SecureLine VPN from Windows

To uninstall Avast SecureLine VPN from Windows, follow the steps in the sections below according to your version of SecureLine.

Instructions for Avast SecureLine VPN standalone

  1. Log into Windows as a user with administrator permissions and ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Apps and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Ensure that Apps & Features is selected in the left panel, then click Avast SecureLine VPN, and select Uninstall.
  4. Press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  5. Right-click Avast SecureLine VPN, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  6. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  7. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program if you are using the default category view, ...or click Programs and Features if you are using the large/small icons view.
  8. Right-click Avast SecureLine VPN, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  9. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel, ...or select SettingsControl Panel if you are using the classic Start menu.
  10. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program if you are using the default category view, ...or double-click Programs and Features if you are using the classic view.
  11. Right-click Avast SecureLine VPN, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  12. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel, ...or select SettingsControl Panel if you are using the classic Start menu.
  13. Click Add or Remove Programs if you are using the category view, ...or double-click Add or Remove Programs if you are using the classic view.
  14. Select Avast SecureLine VPN by clicking it once, then click Remove in the bottom-right corner of the highlighted selection.
  15. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click YesContinue.
  16. When the Avast SecureLine VPN Uninstaller appears, click Yes to confirm the uninstallation.
  17. Wait while uninstaller removes Avast SecureLine VPN from your PC.
  18. Click OK.

To reinstall Avast SecureLine VPN standalone, refer to the the following article:

Instructions for the SecureLine VPN component of Avast Antivirus

  1. Open the Avast user interface and click MenuSettings.
  2. Select the Components tab from the left panel, scroll down and click the SecureLine VPN panel to expand the section. Then click Uninstall Component.
  3. Click Restart computer at the top of the Components screen, then click Restart Now to complete the SecureLine VPN component uninstallation.
  4. Restart your PC.

To install the SecureLine VPN component again, repeat the steps above and click Install Component in step 2.

  1. Open the Avast Setup wizard of Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click Modify in the Avast Setup wizard.
  3. Untick the SecureLine VPN box and click Change.
  4. Wait while setup updates Avast Antivirus on your PC.
  5. Click Restart computer to complete the SecureLine VPN component uninstallation.

To install the SecureLine VPN component again, repeat the steps above and tick the SecureLine VPN box in step 3.

  • Avast SecureLine VPN 2.x for Windows

  • Avast Ultimate 18.x
  • Avast Premier 18.x
  • Avast Internet Security 18.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 18.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 18.x
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 1, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 2, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition - Service Pack 3, 32-bit

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