Uninstalling Avast Cleanup Premium

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

Uninstall Avast Cleanup Premium standalone

  1. Log into Windows as an administrator and ensure no other programs are running.
  2. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Right-click Avast Cleanup Premium, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  4. Press the Win key and X keys simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  5. Right-click Avast Cleanup Premium,, 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 Cleanup Premium, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  9. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel, ...or select Settings and then click Control 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 Cleanup Premium, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  12. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel, ...or select Settings and then click Control 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 Cleanup Premium by clicking it once, then click Remove in the bottom-right corner of the highlighted selection.
  15. Click Yes.
  16. Click OK.

If you want to install Cleanup Premium again, follow the steps in this article:

Uninstall the Cleanup component of Avast Antivirus

  1. Open the Avast user interface and click Settings.
  2. On the Components tab, click the downward facing arrow next to Cleanup, then click Uninstall Component.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Restart your PC.

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

  1. Open the Avast Setup wizard via your Windows Control Panel.
  2. Click Modify in the Avast Setup wizard.
  3. Untick Cleanup in the Performance section and click Change.
  4. Click Restart computer to complete uninstallation.

To install the Cleanup component again, repeat the steps above and tick Cleanup in step 3.

  • Avast Cleanup Premium 17.x
     
  • Avast Ultimate 17.x
  • Avast Premier 17.x
  • Avast Internet Security 17.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 17.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 17.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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