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Avast Cleanup Premium

The ultimate PC tuneup. Speed up and clean your PC, update your apps, and fix annoying problems

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Speed up, tune up, and revive your PC

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Your PC isn’t getting any younger. Fix what’s slowing you down with Avast Cleanup’s patented breakthrough technology.
Puts apps to sleep
Removes bloatware and forgotten programs
Defrags and optimizes your hard disk

What’s slowing me down?

The more programs you install and use, the slower your PC becomes for three main reasons.

Startup items

Many programs run automatically when you turn your PC on, significantly slowing its startup time.

Background processes

Your programs could be running in the background even when you’re not using them, hogging your PC’s memory and CPU.

Scheduled tasks

Your software often sets its own schedule and can suddenly come alive and slow down your PC.

Speed up with Sleep Mode

Our tuneup process detects performance drains and stops them for you, without making you uninstall programs or interfering with your PC

Time to sleep
Switch on Sleep Mode to freeze any program that’s slowing you down. While asleep, it won’t use up any resources.
Wake up
Launch the program you put to sleep, and let our smart algorithm automatically enable all of its background activity.
...and back to bed
Once you’re done using the program, we automatically put it back to sleep to stop it from slowing you down.

The more programs you put to sleep, the fewer you’ll have running in the background, and the faster your computer will be.

Junk programs and bloatware removal

Junk programs and bloatware removal
Identifies bloatware and long-forgotten programs

Your PC could be slowed down by programs you haven’t used in ages or never wanted in the first place — trial versions, unwanted toolbars, or preinstalled software. These are a waste of space and speed, and may even be a security risk. Our new Software Cleanup feature gets rid of them once and for all.

Clean it all up

Take the guesswork out of figuring out which programs you no longer need with our cloud-based reputation and unneeded-program detection systems. If you’re afraid to uninstall, we can temporarily put files in quarantine until you decide.

Defrag & care for your hard disk

Defrag & care for your hard disk
The ultimate boost for your HDD

Defragmenting is a key factor in PC performance: It’s the process of re-arranging files on a hard disk for faster access. You’ll enjoy faster startup times, less loading, and snappier performance overall.

Cares for your SSD

Newer PCs come with ultrafast flash-based storage (Solid State Drives, SSDs) that don’t need to be defragged. Our Defrag detects SSDs and prolongs their health.

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Give your PC a proper cleanup

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Running out of disk space? Not anymore. Avast Cleanup scans your PC from top to bottom to remove gigabytes worth of leftover junk files from more than 200 applications, browsers, and even Windows.
Cleans up your browser
Nukes unwanted plugins and toolbars
Frees up space

Get rid of the daily clutter

Every day you use your PC, it becomes cluttered with leftover files from Windows, your programs, or just from browsing the web. We’ve got the cure.

Browser Cleaner

Clean up online traces and temporary data from over 25 browsers, including Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox. Get rid of leftover data that browsers can’t delete by themselves, such as Adobe Flash cookies, and optimize the browser database to troubleshoot and speed up your browser.

Search, plugin, and toolbar cleanup

Search, plugin, and toolbar cleanup

Is your default search engine constantly changing to one you didn’t pick? Had enough of toolbars crashing on your browser like a bad houseguest? Let our cloud-based reputation system, with ratings from millions of users, help you decide which search extensions, plugins, and toolbars you really need.

Disk Cleaner

Run a deep scan for application leftovers that take up valuable storage space.

Installer files
Installations are messy. They leave behind temporary files that clog up your hard disk.
Cache
Temporary files left on your disk by programs and Windows.
Temporary system files
Your operating system and programs create temporary files to cache their current operations.
Old backups
Restore points that the operating system creates to revert back to previous states.
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Fix your PC problems

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The quick fix for a tired PC, Avast Cleanup comes packed with tools for both novices and pros to fix some of the most annoying issues, crashes and freezes.
Automatic maintenance
Cleans registries
Cleans browsers
Fixes hard disk errors

Automatic Maintenance

Your PC accumulates a ton of wasteful data every day. But we’ve got your back. Our Automatic Maintenance regularly removes these junk files for you. Automagically.

Cleans up your browser and disk

We remove the leftover cache files and traces from your browser, programs, and Windows.

Removes broken shortcuts

Rediscover your desktop’s wallpaper all over again by deleting all those “dead” shortcuts you never use.

Cleans up your registry

The registry plays a critical role in any Windows operating system, so issues here can result in program crashes and error messages. We fix your registry automatically as part of Avast Cleanup’s regular maintenance.

Disk Doctor

Over time, your hard disk file and folder structure could become damaged, leading to data loss and crashes. Our Disk Doctor prevents errors and cures your disk 24/7. Here’s what we check and fix:

File system errors

Your hard disk is structured like a book: An index pointing to chapters and pages. If this index is broken, your PC suddenly can’t find files or folders anymore. This can lead to missing files, applications no longer working or even Windows crashing. Our Disk Doctor checks for such structural errors and fixes them in no time.

Data integrity

Files on your disk can become corrupt for various reasons, such as sudden power losses. Our Disk Doctor detects such errors and tries to fix them accordingly.

Access rights

If you’re getting “You don’t have the privileges to access this file” (or similar) messages, then the access rights of files and folders got messed up. This can happen after an update, the installation of an application or even after a virus attack. Disk Doctor checks for such errors and tries to cure them.

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Update your programs automatically

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Outdated programs can leave your PC vulnerable to bugs, crashes, and security risks. Our new Automatic Software Updater regularly updates your most critical programs for you.
To avoid security risks
To fix bugs
To get the latest features

Why do I need software updates?

Software updates can be critical to keeping your PC running smoothly and safely. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore them.

To avoid security risks

According to our data, over 55% of all installed applications worldwide are outdated, leading to potentially critical security issues. Our Software Updater helps patch security holes for you silently, saving you the hassle of finding, downloading, and installing the updates yourself.

To fix bugs

Bug fixes are part of many updates, so Software Updater helps you enjoy your software with fewer annoying crashes and error messages. We support the most popular applications on earth, such as Adobe Reader, Skype, VLC Player, and WinRAR.

To get the latest features

New updates often bring new features. For example, VLC Player 3 added support for up to 8K and HDR video — something you’d miss if you never updated. Software Updater installs the updates for you automatically, so the next time you open your favorite app, any new features will be ready to go.

The most comprehensive PC optimizer and tuneup toolkit

Avast Cleanup includes everything you need to tune up your PC:

Sleep Mode
Patented tuneup method puts all resource-draining applications in hibernation to make your PC feel like new again.
Shortcut Cleaner
Removes dead shortcuts from your desktop and history lists across Windows and other applications.
Automatic Maintenance
Regularly cleans and tunes your PC for you — without you lifting a finger.
Disk Cleaner
Safely deletes leftover files from Windows and over 200 of the most popular PC programs.
Registry Cleaner
Removes hidden junk from the Windows registry and fixes problems.
Browser Cleaner
Removes leftover browsing traces and cookies from 25+ browsers, including Edge, Chrome, Firefox, and IE.
Tuning Dashboard and Action Center
Offers a quick overview of your PC’s health.
Bloatware Removal
Detects and removes 3rd-party trials, ads, and toolbars you never wanted.
Automatic updates
Finds and installs the latest updates for your most important apps - automatically.
Disk Defrag and Optimize
Restructures your hard disk for faster file access.
Disk Doctor
Checks, fixes, and prevents errors on your hard disk.

Let’s talk numbers

Our 2019 Avast Cleanup release has exceeded expectations in our internal tests. Here are the official, mouthwatering numbers for all of you data lovers. (Full white paper coming soon!)

89s Before

18s After

Boot time measured in seconds using Microsoft Performance Toolkit

7,990pts Before

10,421pts After

Score in points based on PCMark score, showing multitasking and multimedia abilities. The higher the score, the better.

80GB Before

151GB After

71 GB of space freed up after removing temporary files using Avast Cleanup’s Disk Cleaner.

* The results from our lab are indicative only. Your results may vary.

Now includes tools to boost your Mac & Android

Avast Cleanup for Mac

Avast Cleanup for Mac

Think Macs are clean? Think again. Our Cleanup for Mac helps you detect hidden junk files, large files, and even blurry or duplicate photos. NEW for 2020: Our App uninstaller gets rid of apps & leftovers in a few clicks.

Avast Cleanup for Mac

Avast Cleanup for Android

Detects leftover data, hidden battery drainers, and helps you organize your phone. We also detect blurry and poor photos for you to delete! Get more speed, space, and order in a few taps.