Ways to stop and uninstall Avast Free Mac Security for Mac
Many people think that uninstall antivirus program is always a difficult problem, this type of powerful app on the Mac computer usually cannot be cleaned well and thoroughly even though they had tried all the removing ways they know, among the popular security programs available online, Avast is one of the antivirus apps that difficult to uninstall/remove. So now, let's concentrate on the way to uninstall Avast Free Mac Security on the Mac.
What are the correct steps to remove it?
Generally, removing an application is not so hard to complete for the user, and the Mac computer allow the user to remove one app via dragging it from the Applications folder to the Trash. However, it usually does not work when apply to uninstall Avast Free Mac Security as well as other security programs. When you need to remove such an application via the manual removal way, please remember to totally stop it on your PC.
Correct steps to uninstall Avast Free Mac Security:
- Log in the computer as Administrator
- Stop Avast Free Mac Security running on the computer
- Remove the program's package on the Applications folder
- Remove all of bundles and leftovers (especially the preference files in the Library folder)
- Restart the computer after the removal
- Problems fix about being refused to uninstall Avast Free Mac Security
When taking the manual removal for the app, some people may encounter the app cannot be dragged to the Trash, and the computer will alert you that the application is still running, or, in another situation, you may not be about to conduct the removal for an unknown error, and you will also receive a message about it. in this case, you should know how to totally stop this program running on the PC.
- Click on Go on the top menu of Finder
- Select Utilities --- Activity Monitor
- Locate the running process of Avast Free Mac Security, and click on the Quit button
- Choose Quit or Force Quit to stop the running of it on the computer
Want to get more info about Avast Free Mac Security removal?
If you don't think the manual removal is a good choice, or want to get more details about the app removal, we suggest you to refer to this post: Effectively Remove Avast Free Antivirus from Mac Without Leftovers, you will know how to perform the app removal on your PC.