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Program entries
« on: July 15, 2018, 05:25:08 PM »
Hi,

I've noticed that in the location C:\\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast\Cache\InstallLocation, Avast is storing some files from old and already uninstalled applications. And even though I am admin I have no permission to delete them. It would be nice if anyone could tell me if there is a way to delete those entries because they still exist in "add and remove programs" list and after a disk search their only trace is in Avast InstallLocation folder.

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Re: Program entries
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2018, 09:23:03 PM »
Hi,

I've noticed that in the location C:\\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast\Cache\InstallLocation, Avast is storing some files from old and already uninstalled applications. And even though I am admin I have no permission to delete them. It would be nice if anyone could tell me if there is a way to delete those entries because they still exist in "add and remove programs" list and after a disk search their only trace is in Avast InstallLocation folder.
I don't show that folder in my installation. What version of Avast and what OS ???
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Re: Program entries
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2018, 12:12:20 AM »
Hi,

I've noticed that in the location C:\\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast\Cache\InstallLocation, Avast is storing some files from old and already uninstalled applications. And even though I am admin I have no permission to delete them. It would be nice if anyone could tell me if there is a way to delete those entries because they still exist in "add and remove programs" list and after a disk search their only trace is in Avast InstallLocation folder.
I don't show that folder in my installation. What version of Avast and what OS ???

Not on my systems either and if they are in add-remove programs I would have to wonder why they would be related to Avast. 

The only avast stand alone program that might be in add remove programs I would say is the Avast Secure Browser.
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Re: Program entries
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2018, 03:03:50 PM »
Hi,

I've noticed that in the location C:\\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast\Cache\InstallLocation, Avast is storing some files from old and already uninstalled applications. And even though I am admin I have no permission to delete them. It would be nice if anyone could tell me if there is a way to delete those entries because they still exist in "add and remove programs" list and after a disk search their only trace is in Avast InstallLocation folder.
I don't show that folder in my installation. What version of Avast and what OS ???

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