Avast Cleanup: Activation of Avast Cleanup using the Avast Account (for GrimeFighter users)

How to activate Avast Cleanup from the Avast Account

In version 2016 of Avast Antivirus, the Avast GrimeFighter feature is upgraded to Avast Cleanup. If GrimeFighter was activated and your license is still valid, Cleanup is automatically activated when you upgrade.

If you purchased GrimeFighter but did not activate it yet, you can activate Cleanup using your Avast Account.

If you purchased just Avast Cleanup (not Avast GrimeFighter), you may need to activate it using the activation code sent in your order confirmation email. For details, read the following article:

To activate Avast Cleanup from your Avast Account:

  1. Upgrade to the latest version of Avast Antivirus. For details, refer to the following article:
  2. Double-click the desktop icon for your Avast Antivirus software, ...or right-click the Avast orange ball icon in the system tray and select Open Avast user interface.
  3. Go to Scan → Scan for performance issues.
  4. Click Your license in the Cleanup section.
  5. Log in to your Avast Account using the same email address that you entered during your GrimeFighter purchase.
    An Avast Account is created automatically for the email address entered during a Grimefighter purchase. If you do not remember the password, use the Can't access your account? link. For details, read the following article:
  6. Select the Avast Cleanup license that you want to use by clicking Use this license.
  7. Verify your license information and click Yes.
  8. When a confirmation appears, click OK.
  9. Close the Avast Cleanup licenses window.
  10. Select Settings in the top right of the Avast home screen.
  11. Select Subscription (or Registration) to verify that Your subscription is active and check the subscription duration in the Avast Cleanup section.

You are now ready to use Avast Cleanup on your computer and optimize your system performance.

  • 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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