Avast Cleanup: Activation of Avast Cleanup using an activation code

How to activate Avast Cleanup using an activation code

You can activate Avast Cleanup with the activation code included in your order confirmation email.

In Avast 2016, the Avast GrimeFighter feature is upgraded to Avast Cleanup. If you purchased GrimeFighter but did not activate it yet, you can activate Cleanup using your Avast Account. Refer to the following article for more information:

To activate Avast Cleanup with an activation code, follow these steps:

  1. Upgrade to the latest version of Avast Antivirus. Refer to the following article for more information:
  2. Right-click the Avast icon in your system tray, and select Subscription information (or Registration information, if you are using a free version of Avast Antivirus)... ...or open the Avast user interface and navigate to Settings → Subscription.
  3. Scroll down to the Avast Cleanup section of the window and click Insert activation code.
  4. Copy the activation code from your Avast Cleanup order confirmation email.
  5. Paste the activation code that you copied from your Avast Cleanup confirmation email into the Insert Activation Code dialog, and click Next.
    Check that the entire activation code is displayed in capital letters, for example, ABCDEF GHIJKL MNOPQR.
  6. In the License File Info window, verify your account information by clicking Yes.
  7. Click OK in the Avast Information dialog.
  8. Verify that Your subscription is active and check the subscription duration in the Avast Cleanup section of the Your Subscription screen.

You are now ready to use Avast Cleanup on your computer.

If you have not installed Avast Cleanup, read the instructions in the following article:

  1. Double-click the Avast Cleanup (standalone) icon on your desktop to open the interface.
  2. Click the white gear icon to access Settings.
  3. Copy the activation code from your Avast Cleanup order confirmation email.
  4. In the Activation section, Paste the activation code you copied from your email by pressing the CTRL + V keys simultaneously or type the code manually, then click Activate.
  5. A success screen appears with information about how long your subscription is valid for. You are now ready to use Avast Cleanup on your computer.
  • Avast Premier 2016
  • Avast Internet Security 2016
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 2016
  • Avast Free Antivirus 2016
  • 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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