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Offline stevekingcda

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Loading... This shouldn't take long [EXIT]
« on: January 02, 2020, 01:34:15 AM »
I can't uninstall or modify, or close Avast Premium Security after the recent update. I can't use the task manager to end Avast either.

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Re: Loading... This shouldn't take long [EXIT]
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2020, 01:48:05 AM »
In normal mode, the self-defence module would prevent you disabling/closing an avast process.

Download the avast! Uninstall Utility, avastclear.exe and follow the instructions given on that link.
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