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Uninstalling Avast Premium Security

This article contains instructions to uninstall Avast Premium Security using the Avast Setup wizard.

Using the Avast Setup wizard is the regular method for removing Avast Premium Security from your PC. If you experience uninstallation issues, we recommend using the Avast Uninstall Utility to remove all Avast Premium Security files. For detailed instructions, refer to the following article:

To uninstall Avast Premium Security from your PC, follow the steps below according to your operating system:

 

Windows 10

  1. 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 Apps & features is selected in the left panel, then click Avast Premium Security, and select Uninstall.
  4. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  5. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall.
  6. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation of Avast Premium Security.
  7. Wait while setup removes Avast Premium Security from your PC.
  8. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Restart computer to complete uninstallation.

Avast Premium Security is now uninstalled from your PC.

If you need to reinstall Avast Premium Security, refer to the following article:

Removing Avast Premium Security from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous subscription, refer to the following article:
 

Windows 8

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. On your keyboard, press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Right-click Avast Premium Security, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  4. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  5. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall.
  6. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation of Avast Premium Security.
  7. Wait while setup removes Avast Premium Security from your PC.
  8. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Restart computer to complete uninstallation.

Avast Premium Security is now uninstalled from your PC.

If you need to reinstall Avast Premium Security, refer to the following article:

Removing Avast Premium Security from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous subscription, refer to the following article:
 

Windows 7

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  3. 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.
  4. Right-click Avast Premium Security, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  5. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  6. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, click Uninstall.
  7. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation of Avast Premium Security.
  8. Wait while setup removes Avast Premium Security from your PC.
  9. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Restart computer to complete uninstallation.

Avast Premium Security is now uninstalled from your PC.

If you need to reinstall Avast Premium Security, refer to the following article:

Removing Avast Premium Security from your PC does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous subscription, refer to the following article:
Moving Avast Premium Security to the Trash does not uninstall the application.

To uninstall Avast Premium Security from your Mac:

  1. Open the Avast Premium Security user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast icon in the menu bar, then select Open Avast Premium Security.
    • Click Go in the menu bar, select Applications, then double-click the Avast Premium Security icon.
  2. Ensure the Avast Premium Security window is active, then click Avast on the left side of the menu bar, and select Uninstall Avast Premium Security.
  3. Click Uninstall.
  4. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password, then click OK.
  5. Click Quit.

Avast Premium Security is now uninstalled from your Mac.

If you need to reinstall Avast Premium Security, refer to the following article:

Removing Avast Premium Security from your Mac does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling a continuous subscription, refer to the following article:
  • Avast Premium Security 20.x for Windows
  • Avast Premium Security 14.x for Mac
  • 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
     
  • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
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