How to Uninstall Avast Secure Browser

After the stoppage of the AvastSafeZone Browser, Avast Software has released recently the version of the standalone of Avast Secure Browser and has made it there for downloading with the speed of improved and the various features in private form. Avast offers the Avast Antivirus as well as the Avast Secure Browser. It gets installed by the updating of the Avast Antivirus. Therefore if you will do the installation of the Avast, then you will end up having the Avast Secure Browser.

So if you don’t want to use the Avast Secure Browser which itself gets installed automatically, even in the absence of consent, then you can do the uninstallation or removal of it by the use of the official removal tool or by the Windows options that are provided by the Avast. Otherwise, the control panel option will also work for it.

It is to be noted that the standalone version doesn’t provide the Avast Secure browser. The FYI, setup of Avastwith the mode of custom doesn’t show the option of the disabling Avast Secure browser as it is installed later with the update. Therefore after the installation of the Avast, you will not immediately get the browser though it will appear after some of the time.

Features Required for Avast Antivirus

Some of the features, as well as improvements of the Avast, will be better for you to know of it.

The browser ships with the anti-figure printing, anti-tracking, extension guard, Adblock, as well as the features of bank mode that you can manage easily and can access through visiting the Center of Security and Privacy that is offered by the browser.

If you get any of such features for your use, then you may want to refrain from the uninstallation of the Avast Secure Browser and can start for the use of it. As there are various downsides available in the application, that is why the others want to get away from it.

Here we have the method for Uninstallation of the Avast Secure Browser

Method 1: Uninstall of the Avast Secure Browser from Windows

Step 1

Firstly, do the stopping of all the Avast programs on the computer.

Step 2

Then open the menu of Windows Start and then visit the Control Panel.

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Step 3

Then click on the Programs there.

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Step 4

Search there for the Avast Secure Browser and then do right-clicking on it. Along with this, you can also perform the uninstallation of the Avast Antivirus if you don’t want it on the computer.

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Step 5

Then do the selection of the Uninstall button.

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Step 6

After that, give a restart to your computer.

Method 2:

Remove the Avast Secure Browser Via Official Removal Tool

If you are unable to do the uninstallation of the AvastSecure browser from the Control Panel, then you can go for the Avast Secure Browser removal tool which you can easily download and can run on the computer to get away from the same.

Follow the given steps for it:-

Step 1

Firstly, do the downloading of the avast_securebrowser uninstall.exe file from the website of the avast.

Step 2

Then run it and do the selection of the Also Delete your browsing data and then click on the Uninstall button.

Step 3

Wait for a while to let the tool do the removal of the Avast Secure Browser. As the uninstallation gets completed, it will ask you why you have uninstalled it, which will take you to a small survey page in the given browser. For avoiding this, do the closing of the dialog window.

Method 3: Use of Registry

Step 1

Firstly, press the keys of Windows +R for opening the command prompt and then typing their regedit. It is a recommendation to keep such a combination remembered properly, as the operations of the registry are the practice of common one for the users who have advanced one.

Step 2

Then do the creation of the registry backup for being safe. For performing this, press the File and then click on the Export button. Then enter the name of the file and then do the selection of the location of it. Click on the Save button. It is a recommendation to always do the backing up before you make the changes to the files in the system as it is updating, or if it is or deleting of the Programs as well as of the drivers.

Step 3

Now you have to do the deleting of the obsolete registry entries as well as the folders. If any of the components of Avast are still there, then you have to be very careful when you will delete it and have to take proper check that the Security Browser entries are proper there. Press the keys of CTRL + F together for opening the search and then click on the Avast there.

Step 4

Now on the left side of the menu, click on the required folders and then press the Delete button. Then click on the F3 keys for going over to another folder. Keep continuing the process till the search gets complete the notification pop up there.

Step 5

For deleting the Avast Security Browser in a permanent form, do the erasing of the obsolete files that are located in the C:/ ProgramData/ AVAST Software. Other than this, check the local and the roaming folders for the subfolders of unnecessary Avast ones.

Method 4: Uninstaller tools

Step 1

For the Uninstallation of the Avast Secure Browser, users also apply the specific utilities. There are various tools located out there that suit each of the taste of it. Some of them are popular while some are just fine. You can go for the CCleaner tool or any other which you want. From the Programs tab, you can do the selection of the icon of Avast Secure Browser and then click on the Uninstall option. As the restore point is the new window which removes the residual files in an automatic form as per the preference.

By running the application go to the tools menu and then click on the tab of Uninstall. In the list of dropdown applications, do the right-clicking on the program, then click on the Uninstall button. It will show you the regular uninstaller. Follow the process that appears on the screen step by step and then do the removal of the Secure Browser. At last, you have to do the confirmation of the action, that the program will show you on the screen, and do the creation of the restore point.

Resetting of the Settings on the browser that is affected by the Avast Secure Browser Software

Step 1

Firstly, open the Google Chrome Browser in your system.

Step 2

Then press the vertical three dots option located on the upward right side to the corner of the given window.

Step 3

Do the selection of the More Tools and then click on the Extensions.

Step 4

Search there for the Avast Secure Browser Extension and then uninstall it.

Step 5

Give a restart to your Browser.

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