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  1. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 TP Build 9926 x64
       08 Mar 2015 #1

    Cannot unistall avast.


    So i upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7. I had as antivirus avast, now i want to unistall it but windows is coming up with an error "this program has compatibility issues.
    So what can i do now?
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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 194
    Win10
       08 Mar 2015 #2
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 TP Build 9926 x64
       08 Mar 2015 #3

    Yeah that utility bring up the same error as when you try to uninstall it through the windows one.
    Though i busted my ass off thinking and got a fair solution.
    Im leaving this here if anyone encounters my issue and wants a fix.
    You have to reboot windows 10 to safe mode by clicking restart while holding shift.
    Then proceed to delete the folder manually and afterwards run the avast clean up utility : Avast Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for Avast Removal
    Then proceed to reboot and everything is fixed.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Central Florida
    Posts : 322
    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32
       08 Mar 2015 #4

    naidz said: View Post
    So i upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7. I had as antivirus avast, now i want to unistall it but windows is coming up with an error "this program has compatibility issues.
    So what can i do now?
    Then install an AV program that WILL work with Windows 10........ AVG 2015 FREE does.
    I use it, and it's far better than Avast.

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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       08 Mar 2015 #5

    TechnoMage said: View Post
    Then install an AV program that WILL work with Windows 10........ AVG 2015 FREE does.
    I use it, and it's far better than Avast.

    Why?. . .There is already a perfectly good one already built in. . .albeit your always right so I guess AVG is the best in the world. . .
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  6. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 TP Build 9926 x64
       09 Mar 2015 #6

    TechnoMage said: View Post
    Then install an AV program that WILL work with Windows 10........ AVG 2015 FREE does.
    I use it, and it's far better than Avast.

    Seems you didn't read my first post. I said i had it installed on windows 7 and i upgraded , didn't do a clean install.
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  7. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 4
    XP Win 7 Win 8.1
       23 Mar 2015 #7

    naidz said: View Post
    So i upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7. I had as antivirus avast, now i want to unistall it but windows is coming up with an error "this program has compatibility issues.
    So what can i do now?

    Avast has a free uninstall proggy you can down load. Avast has a AV that works on 10.
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  8. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 19
    W7, W8.1, W 10
       18 Apr 2015 #8

    Avast internet security has worked for me on Windows 10 version's 9926, 10041, and 10049 with no compatibility issues. (turn off defender and windows firewall, that is recommended by avast or you will get bsod's.)
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  9.    27 Apr 2015 #9

    I use Avast Premier and mine works fine, it maybe cause it's the free version and there not so up to date with the patches. Did you try CCleaner as that would uninstall it better or maybe Avast Cleanup tool?
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,373
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       28 Apr 2015 #10

    kuyenmotdivad said: View Post
    I use Avast Premier and mine works fine, it maybe cause it's the free version and there not so up to date with the patches. Did you try CCleaner as that would uninstall it better or maybe Avast Cleanup tool?
    CCleaner simply runs the program's built in uninstaller, No different than going to programs and clicking uninstall.
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