Re: how to remove avast

Gerald Levy

JAWS does not recognize the check box in the standard CCleaner install dialog that causes Avast to be installed by default. Neither does Unchecky.?? The only sure way to prevent Avast from being installed along with CCleaner is to install the slim version of CCleaner, which does not come with any other unwanted software:


On 6/22/2019 11:55 AM, Steve wrote:
Not really, it's what you get for not being careful during the installation process.?? Many sites or programs have some cost-deferral arrangements with commercial vendors to help defray costs of their programs, particularly free ones, so there are checkboxes by default that are checked on many download sites.

When you are going through the process, you need to verify that you only have the box checked for the program you want; otherwise, you will install unwanted programs like this anti-virus program, or google toolbars, etc.

----- Original Message ----- From: "g melconian " <gmelconian619@...>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2019 5:33 PM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] how to remove avast

This is what you get for installing c cleaner and other?? so called apps like
this which get their revenues by installing other shady crap on to your

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of
Dennis L
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2019 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] how to remove avast

I got it removed.?? I called the Microsoft Disability answer desk.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of
Michael Russillo
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2019 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] how to remove avast

Hi. Avast? I wouldn't touch that puppy with a thousand-foot pole; Defender
can do better and it's built in too.


On 6/21/2019 1:44 PM, cecropia64 wrote:
really?? i tried several times and it just sat there doing nothing.? i
had to have a sighted person remove it for me.? next time i try i will
go into safe mode first and see what happens.


On 6/21/2019 1:27 PM, Nino Dagostino wrote:


Avast has a removal tool, you are supposed to run the tool in safe mode.

When avast was on my computer I ran the tool anyway and it removed

I am just sharing what I did.

In safee mode there is know speech.

Have a good day.

*From:* <> *On
Behalf Of *Dennis L
*Sent:* Friday, June 21, 2019 11:31 AM
*Subject:* [jaws-users] how to remove avast

Hi, Avast got installed along with CCleaner how do I remove the
thing?? Help is appreciated.

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