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Offline EmoHobo

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What is Avast Remediation exe?
« on: August 23, 2019, 02:51:49 AM »
Running on windows 10.

I have an update that won't go through and I'm wondering if this is the reason why as it wasn't there until after this update refuses to even after multiple restarts.

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Re: What is Avast Remediation exe?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2019, 03:22:02 AM »
Can't give a specific answer however a Forum Search provides many posts going back to 2017.
Here's one recent Topic of the same question.
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=228945.msg1516173#msg1516173
I personally have not seen that .exe and really don't monitor processes or services by Avast as I've used Avast for over 18years and trust it. If I didn't I'd delete it and move on.

I would think that's a question best answered by Avast. :)
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Re: What is Avast Remediation exe?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2019, 03:25:44 AM »
Can't give a specific answer however a Forum Search provides many posts going back to 2017.
Here's one recent Topic of the same question.
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=228945.msg1516173#msg1516173
I personally have not seen that .exe and really don't monitor processes or services by Avast as I've used Avast for over 18years and trust it. If I didn't I'd delete it and move on.

I would think that's a question best answered by Avast. :)
It seems to have something to do with Windows Updater and I have an update that won't finish because it says I need to restart even though I have restarted several times, this showed up around the same time as the update, so I was thinking it's preventing the update from finishing and I'm worried I won't get updates in the future because of it.

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Re: What is Avast Remediation exe?
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2019, 03:40:25 AM »
Can't give a specific answer however a Forum Search provides many posts going back to 2017.
Here's one recent Topic of the same question.
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=228945.msg1516173#msg1516173
I personally have not seen that .exe and really don't monitor processes or services by Avast as I've used Avast for over 18years and trust it. If I didn't I'd delete it and move on.

I would think that's a question best answered by Avast. :)
It seems to have something to do with Windows Updater and I have an update that won't finish because it says I need to restart even though I have restarted several times, this showed up around the same time as the update, so I was thinking it's preventing the update from finishing and I'm worried I won't get updates in the future because of it.

Appologies I may have misunderstood. Thought Avast update not Windows Update.

In the past through the years if I encounter an anomaly, something that's not normal with Avast function or updating (or I'm not sure what's going on), I resort to (If I can't run a Repair of the installation), an Uninstall.
 I shut down PC. first then Reboot, and uninstall Avast via Programs and Features then also run Avastclear.exe tool; so basically a clean install. This could achieve your ability to get the update.

That's just my way of dealing with Avast glitches if I can't or don't want to figure it out.
Saves time and "for me" has resolved a lot of the unexplainable stuff with Avast or conflicting issues.
« Last Edit: August 23, 2019, 03:45:26 AM by schmidthouse »
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Re: What is Avast Remediation exe?
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2019, 03:43:35 AM »
I'm actually going to do that now.

Just did a Fresh Install and the update still won’t finish and the remediation is still running.
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Re: What is Avast Remediation exe?
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2019, 04:35:13 AM »
I'm actually going to do that now.

Just did a Fresh Install and the update still won’t finish and the remediation is still running.

What update are you trying to install?
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Re: What is Avast Remediation exe?
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2019, 05:09:37 AM »
I'm actually going to do that now.

Just did a Fresh Install and the update still won’t finish and the remediation is still running.

What update are you trying to install?
August 13, 2019—KB4512508 (OS Build 18362.295) I apparently already have two installed and a third one waiting for a restart.