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Antivirus Update Error

Are you facing the Avast antivirus update error on your device? This conflict can arise in your device due to various reasons. To fix this issue, you first need to understand the reasons behind it. Here, you are going to learn about the in-depth causes and solutions of this issue.


The operating system not being updated: If you are not using an updated operating system, then you can face trouble in updating your Avast antivirus application.

Unstable internet connection: You will be unable to update your Avast application when your internet connection does not have a good speed.

Junk files on your device: It is obvious to face the update error of your Avast application if your device has too many junk files.

Solution 1. Update and Repair the app.

  1. Before you start performing this process on your PC, make sure there is no other app running. 
  2. After that, click on the Start menu on the bottom right side of your Windows desktop. 
  3. Then, from the available list of options, click on the Apps and Features option. 
  4. When the Apps and Features window is open on the screen, then click on the three vertical dots and double-click on the Uninstall option. 
  5. Afterward, you need to select the programs and features option from the open menu. 
  6. If you see the prompt in the User Account Control dialog box, then click on the Yes option. 
  7. Check the Avast setup window on the screen, and click Repair. 
  8. After that, you need to wait for a while until the setup is repairing your Avast app. 
  9. When the prompt for an update notification shows up on the screen, click on Restart computer to reboot your device and complete the repair process. 
  10. Finally, choose the Done option.

Solution 2. Clean the application cache

  1. First of all, you have to open the Security & Privacy Center on a web browser. 
  2. Afterward, click on the Avast icon on the screen. 
  3. Next, you need to click on the Privacy Cleaner from the available list of tiles. 
  4. Once you select the above option, it will clear all the cache from your Avast application.

Solution 3. Uninstall and reinstall the Avast app

  1. First of all, click on the Start menu on the taskbar and select the Settings option. 
  2. After that, you need to find the Apps & Features option and then click on it. 
  3. In the apps and features tab, choose the Avast application. 
  4. Next, choose the Uninstall option for the Avast app you wish to remove from your device. 
  5. A pop-up will show up on the screen asking you permission to remove the app from your device; click on Yes. 
  6. Also, the UAC (User Account Control) will appear to inform you that uninstallation of the application will make changes to your device; you need to click on the Yes option once again. 
  7. The Avast installer screen will open where you need to choose the Uninstall option. 
  8. Lastly, a pop will ask if you want to remove the avast from your device; click Yes. 
  9. Furthermore, for the installation, you can easily install it by clicking on the downloaded product.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  1. Check the order confirmation email to find the activation code. 
  2. After that, you need to double-click on the icon of the Avast driver updater. It will open the application. 
  3. Next, you have to click on the Menu option and choose enter activation code from the right pane. 
  4. Now, type the activation code in its specific field and then select the Enter option. 
  5. If there is more than one Avast product for the same activation code, then choose the product you want to download. After that, select the Activate & Install option.

Follow the steps below if you want to clear the Avast virus chest.

  1. First of all, you are required to choose all the files in the chest. 
  2. Then, click on the Delete All button. This button is located at the bottom of the screen of the page.
  3. When you see the confirmation dialog box, you need to click on the Yes option.

Avast is advanced antivirus software that consists of a plethora of smart features. This product allows you to have premium protection from viruses, malware, spyware, and other types of threats. Also, Avast automatically moves the infected files to the virus chest. Plus, when a file does not move, it then deletes from the application.

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