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Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner on Windows Pc

Developed By: Avast Software - Antivirus and VPN

License: Free

Rating: 4,7/5 - 6.612.504 votes

Last Updated: July 17, 2021

App Details

Version 6.39.5
Size 17.1 MB
Release Date June 17, 21
Category Tools Apps

App Permissions:
Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service. [see more (28)]

What's New:
* Improved My Statistics — Now you can also see the number of private data leaks we've resolved for you in the past 30 days * Don't forget Hack Alerts... [see more]

Changelog:
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Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

Download on Android

Compatible with Android 5.0+ (Lollipop)

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About this app

On this page you can download Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner and install on Windows PC. Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner is free Tools app, developed by Avast Software - Antivirus and VPN. Latest version of Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner is 6.39.5, was released on 2021-06-17 (updated on 2021-07-17). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 100,000,000. Overall rating of Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner is 4,7. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 6,612,504 users, 173,413 users had rated it 5*, 5,380,994 users had rated it 1*.

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How to install Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner on Windows?

Instruction on how to install Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner on Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Google Play Store comes pre-installed in Bluestacks. On the home screen, find Google Play Store and click on the icon to open it. You may need to sign in to access the Play Store.
  3. Look for "Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner" in the search bar. Click to install "Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner" from the search results.
  4. If you don't see this app from the search results, you need to download APK/XAPK installer file from this page, save it to an easy-to-find location. Once the APK/XAPK file is downloaded, double-click to open it. You can also drag and drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen to open it.
  5. Once installed, click "Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Notes] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. After NoxPlayer is installed, open it and you can see the search bar on the home screen. Look for "Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner" and click to install from the search results.
  3. You can also download the APK/XAPK installer file from this page, then drag and drop it onto the NoxPlayer home screen. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "Avast Antivirus – Scan & Remove Virus, Cleaner" on the home screen of NoxPlayer.

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* Improved My Statistics — Now you can also see the number of private data leaks we've resolved for you in the past 30 days
* Don't forget Hack Alerts — In our last release, we introduced this free feature to warn you if any passwords linked to your email address were leaked
* Updated privacy policies — We've clarified the categories of data we collect in our General Privacy Policy and related privacy policies

July 16, 2021

* Improved My Statistics — Now you can also see the number of private data leaks we've resolved for you in the past 30 days
* General maintenance — Your app stability and performance get better and better with each new release
* Don't forget Hack Alerts — In our last release, we introduced this free feature to warn you if any passwords linked to your email address were leaked

June 17, 2021

Introducing Hack Alerts — This free feature will warn you if any passwords linked to your email address were compromised in a hack or a leak. (Simply turn it on within the app)
Junk Clean is working again — We've fixed a bug that sometimes caused Junk Clean to freeze up. (Thanks for reporting this, everyone. If you find any other bugs, please report them via Settings > Help & Feedback.)
Other improvements — Just the usual tweaks to keep your antivirus going strong.

May 31, 2021

Introducing Hack Alerts — This free feature will warn you if any passwords linked to your email address were compromised in a hack or a leak. (Simply turn it on within the app)
Junk Clean is working again — We've fixed a bug that sometimes caused Junk Clean to freeze up. (Thanks for reporting this, everyone. If you find any other bugs, please report them via Settings > Help & Feedback.)
Other improvements — Just the usual tweaks to keep your antivirus going strong.

May 25, 2021

Introducing Hack Alerts — This free feature will warn you if any passwords linked to your email address were compromised in a hack or a leak. (Simply turn it on within the app)
Junk Clean is working again — We've fixed a bug that sometimes caused Junk Clean to freeze up. (Thanks for reporting this, everyone. If you find any other bugs, please report them via Settings > Help & Feedback.)
Other improvements — Just the usual tweaks to keep your antivirus going strong.

May 03, 2021

Minor bug fixes and accessibility improvements to keep your antivirus going strong.
Don't forget: You can try out new features before anyone else by going to Settings > About > Join our beta program.

April 14, 2021

Minor bug fixes and accessibility improvements to keep your antivirus going strong.
Don't forget: You can try out new features before anyone else by going to Settings > About > Join our beta program.

March 30, 2021

✓ Better accessibility — We now work better with Android's accessibility features
✓ App Lock fix — Apps protected by App Lock will no longer unlock themselves
✓ Wi-Fi Scan fix — We've fixed a few small UI issues with the Wi-Fi Scan screen
✓ Android 11 fixes — We now play nicer with devices running Android 11

February 18, 2021

✓ Bug stomping — Just the usual bug fixes that keep your antivirus going strong
✓ Beta program — Try out new features before anyone else by going to Settings > About > Join our beta program

February 02, 2021

✓ Bug stomping — Just the usual bug fixes that keep your antivirus going strong
✓ Beta program — Try out new features before anyone else by going to Settings > About > Join our beta program

January 28, 2021

✓ Bug stomping — Just the usual bug fixes that keep your antivirus going strong
✓ Beta program — Try out new features before anyone else by going to Settings > About > Join our beta program

January 22, 2021

✓ Bug stomping — Just the usual bug fixes that keep your antivirus going strong
✓ Beta program — Try out new features before anyone else by going to Settings > About > Join our beta program

January 04, 2021

✓ Safer Wi-Fi connections — We can now detect even more Wi-Fi threats, like man-in-the-middle attacks, SSL stripping, HTTP injections, and other nasties
✓ New My statistics section — See how we've been protecting you, from the total threats we've caught to the total apps and files we've scanned and more
✓ Scan system apps — Our scans now include system apps so we'll warn you if anything malicious was pre-installed on your phone — and tell you how to deactivate it

December 03, 2020

✓ Safer Wi-Fi connections — We can now detect even more Wi-Fi threats, like man-in-the-middle attacks, SSL stripping, HTTP injections, and other nasties
✓ New My statistics section — See how we've been protecting you, from the total threats we've caught to the total apps and files we've scanned and more
✓ Scan system apps — Our scans now include system apps so we'll warn you if anything malicious was pre-installed on your phone — and tell you how to deactivate it

November 30, 2020

New in this update:
* Stalkerware detection — Think someone is spying on you? We’ll now warn you if any apps are secretly tracking your activities and/or location
* Wi-Fi Network alerts — When you connect to a new Wi-Fi network, we’ll offer to scan it for potential threats
* Improved Activity Log — Junk Cleaner and RAM Booster actions are now also logged so you can see when they happened

November 09, 2020

New in this update:
* Stalkerware detection — Think someone is spying on you? We’ll now warn you if any apps are secretly tracking your activities and/or location
* Wi-Fi Network alerts — When you connect to a new Wi-Fi network, we’ll offer to scan it for potential threats
* Improved Activity Log — Junk Cleaner and RAM Booster actions are now also logged so you can see when they happened

November 03, 2020

New in this update:
* Stalkerware detection — Think someone is spying on you? We’ll now warn you if any apps are secretly tracking your activities and/or location
* Wi-Fi Network alerts — When you connect to a new Wi-Fi network, we’ll offer to scan it for potential threats
* Improved Activity Log — Junk Cleaner and RAM Booster actions are now also logged so you can see when they happened

Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.
Allows an application to read from external storage.
Allows an application to write to external storage.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
Allows an application to collect battery statistics
Allows an application to clear the caches of all installed applications on the device.
Allows an application to find out the space used by any package.
This constant was deprecated in API level 21. No longer enforced.
Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.
Allows an application to request deleting packages.
Allows an application to request installing packages.
Allows an app to use fingerprint hardware.
Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
Allows an app to access approximate location.
Allows an application to collect component usage statistics
Declaring the permission implies intention to use the API and the user of the device can grant permission through the Settings application.
Allows an app to create windows using the type TYPE_APPLICATION_OVERLAY, shown on top of all other apps.
Allows an application to read or write the system settings.
Allows an application to call killBackgroundProcesses(String].
Allows an app to access precise location.
Allows applications to disable the keyguard if it is not secure.
Allows an application to expand or collapse the status bar.
Required to be able to access the camera device.
Allows an application to record audio.
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.
Allows an application to initiate a phone call without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call.