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Clearing avast residual files


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#1 IFreakingHateWin10

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 09:06 PM

Ok, so, I'm trying to clear the residual files after uninstalling Avast! Free Antivirus. I'm using the free trial of Revo Uninstaller Pro. I went into force uninstall, then searched "Avast" and these things came up (in the linked image). https://i.redd.it/o8hlfcwg5iz01.jpg

These files don't look like Avast files to me, but I could be wrong. Should I go ahead and clear them? If not, how can I go about clearing leftover avast files with Revo Uninstaller Pro free trial? Any help is much appreciated, Thanks. 



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Posted 23 May 2018 - 05:23 AM

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 05:31 AM

Those 2 files are a part of Avast and can be deleted , if you left them they are only Registry leftovers after the uninstall , so not an issue anyway.

Anytime you are removing reg files its a good practice to create a system restore point prior using any third party apps ,,,,just in case.

Again i would just leave them unless you are having any issues. 

 

I also sometimes use Antivirus Uninstallers from https://singularlabs.com/uninstallers/security-software/

 

I see Quietman has responded at same time so follow his directions first.


Edited by Havachat, 23 May 2018 - 05:37 AM.





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