Avast Cleanup standalone: Installation

How to install Avast Cleanup standalone

This article describes the installation process of Avast Cleanup as a standalone application for users without Avast Antivirus installed. If you have Avast Antivirus installed on your PC, we strongly recommend using Avast Cleanup as an add-on. For more information about using Avast Cleanup as an add-on in Avast Antivirus, read the following article:

Before you begin the installation of Avast Cleanup please ensure that you are logged into Windows as a user with administrator permissions, all other programs in Windows are closed, and your antivirus protection is temporarily disabled (for instructions refer to your vendor's documentation.)

  • Windows 10 except Mobile and IoT Core Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 8.1 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 8 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 7 SP1 or higher, any Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows Vista SP2 or higher, except Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows XP SP3, any Edition Windows fully compatible PC with Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 processor or above (must support SSE2 instructions)
  • 256 MB RAM or above
  • 100 MB free space on the hard disk
  • An internet connection is needed to download, activate, and use the program.
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 800 x 600 pixels is recommended.
  1. Download the Avast Cleanup setup file from the Avast website.
  2. Run the downloaded setup file avast_cleanup_setup.exe.
  3. Click Yes when prompted by User Account Control.
  4. Select your language and click OK. When the Avast Cleanup setup wizard appears, click Next to continue.
  5. Confirm the License Agreement and click Next.
  6. Click Install to begin installation. A confirmation appears when the installation is complete.
  7. Click Finish.
  1. Download the Avast Cleanup setup file from the Avast website or click the Download button below, and save the file 'avast_cleanup_setup.exe' in a location where you can easily find it (for example, on your Windows Desktop).

  2. Run the downloaded setup file and if prompted by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes to begin the installation process.
  3. Select your language and click OK.
  4. The Avast Cleanup setup wizard opens. Click Next to continue.
  5. Confirm that you have read and accept the terms of the License Agreement by clicking I accept the agreement, then click Next.
  6. Click Install.
  7. Click Finish to exit the setup wizard. Avast Cleanup standalone can be accessed by clicking the shortcut icon on your Windows desktop.
  • Avast Cleanup standalone
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
  • 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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