How To Do Avast Setup Folder?

 Avast Setup Folder

Avast is one of the antivirus programs that makes your system data more secure. It makes your device free from malware attacks such as viruses, spyware, and ransomware. Follow the steps below for Avast setup folder

If you wish to add the Avast folders to the exception list, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • On your Windows computer, open the Avast antivirus software by clicking the Avast icon seen in the system tray.
  • Alternatively, click the Start menu and type “avast” in the search panel.
  • From the search result, give a double-click on the Avast Antivirus app.
  • In the Avast main interface, click the Settings button available at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and select the Components option.
  • Under Security, click the Customize option near the File Shield protection.
  • In the new window that opens, go to the left-side panel and select the Exclusions option.
  • Go to the right side of the window and click the Browse button.
  • Select the Avast setup folder and click the OK button.
  • Now, the Avast folder will be added to the exception list.
  • You can also remove the Avast excluded files by clicking the Delete button near the added folder.

Avast setup folder will not be infected by any malware until the Avast protection is enabled on your PC. The folders are not static in size. Whenever Avast receives new updates, the size of the setup folder will increase. Sometimes, the Avast folder setup cannot be removed even after uninstalling/updating the Avast antivirus program. In such a situation, you can remove the Avast folder setup using a standard removal tool.

Follow these steps to remove the Avast folder setup using the removal utility:

  • Before removing the Avast folder setup, create a backup of the license file.
  • Reboot your Windows and run it in Safe mode.
  • Run the removal utility and search for the Avast folders manually.
  • Also, check the hidden folders to remove the Avast files.
  • Install the latest Avast antivirus software and configure your backup license to activate it.
  • After removing the Avast setup folder, run your Windows in normal mode.


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