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Offline Lars-Erik

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #90 on: March 07, 2011, 10:02:39 PM »
Is there a tool to clean up 6.0 to make a clean install of that?
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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #91 on: March 07, 2011, 10:03:58 PM »
Yeah, this one.  ;)

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #92 on: March 07, 2011, 10:13:04 PM »
Yeah, this one.  ;)

Que?  That's not logical :-)  Why is it called "avast 5 removal tool" then?
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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #93 on: March 07, 2011, 10:15:48 PM »
Que?  That's not logical :-)  Why is it called "avast 5 removal tool" then?

The OP or moderator would need to change the subject of this thread.

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #94 on: March 07, 2011, 10:17:47 PM »
What is the difference between the "aswClear.exe" and the aswclear5.exe"?
Both are on avast.com and both say they are for uninstalling avast5
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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #95 on: March 07, 2011, 10:24:08 PM »
"aswClear.exe"

Obsolete, do not use. There is also aswclear6.exe (identical w/ aswclear5.exe).

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #96 on: March 07, 2011, 10:40:19 PM »
aswClear6.exe ? I dont see it anywhere.

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #97 on: March 07, 2011, 10:43:41 PM »
aswClear6.exe ? I dont see it anywhere.
The version 5 works for it.
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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #98 on: March 07, 2011, 10:44:33 PM »
aswClear6.exe ? I dont see it anywhere.

http://www.avast.com/files/eng/aswclear6.exe (as said, it is identical to swclear5.exe, only differs in filename).

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #99 on: March 07, 2011, 10:51:29 PM »
Ok... Strange i did not see it live in the website doktor...

Tech what you mean ? U mean there are 6.0 or when u select 5.0 then its uninstall all the 6.0 too ?

I dont want to uninstall just worrying.

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #100 on: March 07, 2011, 10:55:18 PM »
See the completelely pointless confusion, here is a humble suggestion:

- This entire thread would best be deleted
- A fresh sticky one started with a generic "avast! removal tool" subject, linking to the uninstall tool (note next point below) and knowledge base article about the tool
- file on the webserver renamed to generic aswclear.exe and all other references to this file just symlinked to this one (to not break links on websites)

Hmmmm?

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #101 on: March 07, 2011, 11:09:39 PM »
U mean there are 6.0 or when u select 5.0 then its uninstall all the 6.0 too ?
I mean that if you choose version 5 and point it to the version 5 folder, indeed, all traces of version 6 are removed.
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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #102 on: March 07, 2011, 11:11:56 PM »
point it to the version 6*

Thank i understand now.

Doktor good suggestion its could be less confused but can be confused to the old aswClear.exe.

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #103 on: March 07, 2011, 11:12:16 PM »
I mean that if you choose version 5 and point it to the version 5 folder, indeed, all traces of version 6 are removed.

I would suggest you simply select the correct version from the drop-down menu. There is already enough confusion as it is.  :(

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Re: avast 5 removal tool
« Reply #104 on: March 07, 2011, 11:17:54 PM »
My complete fault.
I did not realize they've updated the tool to remove 6.
Of course, choose 5 for v5 and 6 for v6.
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