Avast antivirus is the best security software that protects your PC from viruses by using the most advanced functionality, including active firewall, spyware blocker, and spam filter. If, however, any problem encountered during the Avast installation, it will not work properly. You might face the problem as well if you remove a file necessary for the program. If your antivirus program stops functioning, you should remove and reinstall it to get rid of several issues. At that point of time, you can use the aswClear utility to uninstall your antivirus from your PC completely. Here’s exactly how to reinstall the Avast.
Note: - If you’re often facing problems with the Avast antivirus, call on the Avast customer support phone number to get appropriate solutions for all sorts of issues.
Step 1 – First of all, download the aswClear utility from the Avast official website. Save the downloaded file to the desktop. Take out all CDs and DVDs from the PC. Restart your system.
Step 2 – Press and hold down the ‘F8’ key before appearing the Windows logo. If you press the key after displaying the logo, restart your PC and try again.
Step 3 – Choose the ‘Safe Mode’ using the arrow keys on the ‘Advanced Boot Options’ window. Press the ‘Enter’ key. Determine the admin account to sign into Windows.
Step 4 – Now, double-click the aswClear.exe file saved on the desktop to run the utility. Uninstall Avast by clicking the ‘Remove’ button. Reboot your PC to finish the removal process and exit the Safe Mode.
Step 5 – Double-click the Avast installation file to start reinstalling it. If you don’t have any setup file, try to download it from the official website of Avast. If you purchased an Avast Internet Security or Avast Pro version, re-download the file for free.
Step 6 – Once the download completes, click the ‘Run’ button to start the installation process. Choose the language you need to use and click the ‘Next’ button to go to the License Agreement.
Step 7 – Select the ‘I agree’ option, and then click the ‘Next’ button, followed by the ‘Typical’ option on the Setup window. Click the ‘Next’ to start the installation. When prompted, start your PC again.
After installing the Avast antivirus pro and Avast Internet security, you may have to enter the license key again. To do this, you need to right-click on the ‘Avast’ icon in the System tray. Now, click the ‘About Avast’ icon and select the ‘License key’ option. Enter the key in the text field and click the ‘OK’ button to apply the changes. This utility will remove the contents of any folder you choose. So, before clicking the ‘Remove’ button, ensure that the selected file is correct. However, if you have to experience any issues during the Avast reinstallation, you can ask the guidance of specialists simply by dialing the Avast software customer service number.