Refer to the relevant section below, according to your device:
To uninstall Avast Premium Security from Windows, follow the steps below according to your preferred method:
Uninstall using the Avast Uninstall Utility
- Click the button below to download the Avast Uninstall Utility setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder). Download Avast Uninstall Utility
- Right-click the downloaded setup file
avastclear.exe, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
- If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
- Click Yes when the Avast Antivirus Clear dialog prompts you to restart Windows in Safe Mode. Then, click Yes again to immediately restart your PC in Safe Mode.
- When Windows restarts in Safe Mode, select the location of the Avast program files. The default installation location is selected automatically, so you do not need to make further adjustments unless you changed the default installation.
- Select Avast Premium Security in the drop-down menu. Then, click Uninstall.
- Wait while the Avast Uninstall Utility removes all Avast Premium Security files from your PC.
- Click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and complete uninstallation.
Avast Premium Security is now uninstalled from your PC. If you need to reinstall Avast Premium Security, refer to the following article:
Uninstall via the Windows Start menu
To uninstall Avast Premium Security from your Mac:
- Click Go in the menu bar, select Applications, then double-click the Avast icon to open the application.
- 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.
- Click Uninstall.
- If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password, then click OK.
- Click Quit.
Avast Premium Security is now uninstalled from your Mac. If you need to reinstall Avast Premium Security, 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 2, 32 / 64-bit
- Apple macOS 11.x (Big Sur)
- 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)