Avast Bsod

Sometimes, the installed Avast antivirus program might conflict with any third-party software, which results in the Avast BSOD error. To resolve this problem, proceed with the easy troubleshooting instructions mentioned on this web page.

Avast BSOD
  • Reboot your Windows computer and start in Safe Mode.
  • Go to the Windows search bar, click the Power icon, and select the Restart option while simultaneously holding the Shift key.
  • Select the Troubleshoot option on the Choose an Option screen.
  • Select Advanced Options -> Startup Settings -> Restart and press the F4 key on the computer’s keyboard.
  • Hold the Win and R keys together. This will open the Run box on the screen.
  • Type the ‘msconfig’ command without the quotes in the Open field and select the OK option.
  • The System Configuration Utility window will appear on the screen.
  • Navigate to the General tab, go to the Startup Selection section, and select the radio button beside the Diagnostic Startup option.
  • Go to the Services tab and select the checkbox next to the Avast antivirus program.
  • Navigate back to the General tab, check if the Selected Startup option is selected, and click the OK option.
  • To prevent the Avast BSOD problem, proceed with the troubleshooting steps provided below.

Repairing the Avast antivirus program:

  • Make sure no other third-party antivirus software is not installed on the computer.
  • If so, it is better to uninstall it from the computer.
  • To access the Quick menu, right-click the Start icon.
  • Choose the Apps & Features option, select the Avast antivirus program, and click the Uninstall option.
  • As soon as you see a prompt dialog box, click the Yes option.
  • The Avast Setup window will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click the Repair option and wait until the process gets over.
  • Once done, select the Done option.

Updating virus definitions:

  • Go to the Windows system tray, right-click the Avast antivirus program icon, and select the Update option followed by the Program option.
  • This will update the virus definitions of Avast. If it doesn’t, open the main interface of the Avast antivirus program and click Settings -> General -> Update -> Check for Updates.
  • After the updating process is finished, ‘Your application is up to date’ message will appear.
  • Make sure to enable the automatic update feature. Now your Avast BSOD error is resolved.

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