Avast 2015: Removing Avast GrimeFighter

How to remove Avast GrimeFighter

You can remove Avast GrimeFighter components from your current Avast Antivirus 2015 scan menu via the Avast Setup Wizard accessed from the Control Panel in Windows.

Before proceeding please ensure that you are logged into Windows as a user with administrator permissions and all other programs in Windows are closed.

  1. Press the Win + X keys on your keyboard and select Programs and Features from the menu displayed in the bottom left corner.
  2. Select your edition of Avast, then click Uninstall/Change in the bar above the listed programs.
  3. From the Start menu select Control Panel.
  4. Click Programs and Features (or Uninstall a program under Programs).
  5. Select your edition of Avast, then click Uninstall/Change in the bar above the listed programs.
  6. From the Start menu select Control Panel (or Settings and then Control Panel).
  7. Click Programs and Features (or Uninstall a program under Programs).
  8. Select your edition of Avast, then click Uninstall/Change in the bar above the listed programs.
  9. From the Start menu select Control Panel (or Settings and then Control Panel).
  10. Click Add or Remove Programs (or double-click Add or Remove Programs).
  11. Select your edition of Avast, then click Change/Remove in the bottom-right corner of the highlighted selection.
  12. When the Avast Setup wizard appears, select the option Change from the left pane and click Continue.
  13. On the Components screen and in the Tools column uncheck GrimeFighter, ...and click Continue.
  14. A confirmation appears when complete. Click Restart computer to reboot immediately. Once the computer is restarted, Avast GrimeFighter is uninstalled.
  • Avast Premier 2015
  • Avast Internet Security 2015
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 2015
  • Avast Free Antivirus 2015
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition

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