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How Do I Get Rid of AVAST!

by I_am_blessed / July 7, 2012 10:28 AM PDT

Apparentaly I didn't uninstall AVAST! completely.
How do I remove remnants of AVAST! Free version?

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Try their
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 9, 2012 9:59 PM PDT
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How Do I Get Rid of AVAST!
by I_am_blessed / July 10, 2012 5:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Try their

Can't download ASWCLEAR.EXE from safe mode or regular mode.
Here's error message: The AVAST! self protection enabled. For this reason, the operation cannot be completed.
To complete the operation, either run this program from Windows Safe Mode, or disable the AVAST! self protection (via Settings - > Troubleshooting page).

Can't access any AVAST program from any mode.

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Why not?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 10, 2012 9:16 PM PDT

You can't 'download' or you can download but can't install? Which is it?

What are your download settings? If they are "Download and Run", change that to "Download and save" the file. Then when the file is fully downloaded find it and run it either in full mode or Safe Mode.

Mark

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How Do I Get Rid of AVAST!
by I_am_blessed / July 12, 2012 4:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Why not?

Can't DOWNLOAD ASWCLEAR.EXE from safe mode or regular mode. Stops downloading and I receive error message (see previous post).

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Workaround
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 13, 2012 10:37 PM PDT

Do you have another computer you can use, relatives or friends?

If so, download that file onto their computer. Copy it to some CD or better still some memory stick, then use that to transfer the file to the Desktop of your own computer, and run it from there.

Mark

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