How to remove an avast error
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Avast.setup file information
Description: avast.setup is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,527,280 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 2,514,992 bytes and 14 more variants.
Avast.setup is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. There is no file information. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. avast.setup is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with avast! Antivirus or avast! Free Antivirus come up, you can contact _DEV to assist you, update to a possibly corrected version or uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
Recommended: Identify avast.setup related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as avast.setup, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the avast.setup process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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