Avast Secure Browser is a secure browser that comes with additional features for security and privacy. Some of these features include syncing bookmarks as well as history between your mobile and desktop devices in addition to automatic detection and removal of pop-up advertisements, spyware and other malware, as well as an integrated VPN service. If you do not want these extra features, you can remove the secure version of avast to stop the program from running on your device when it starts.
If you’re using Windows and Windows 8, you can access the Apps and Features section of your Settings app to remove avast’s secure web browser. You can also find it on the list by pressing Windows + X or opening the Start Menu and selecting “Programs & Features.” Click on Avast Secure browser from the list and then select Uninstall. You’ll be prompted to erase browsing data too.
You can also change the default behavior of the browser on macOS by removing its permission to run at start-up in the System Preferences. Once you’ve done this you can uninstall the Avast’s safe browser by removing it from the Applications folder.
You can also utilize an uninstaller from a third party such as IObit Uninstaller and CCleaner to ensure that no remnants of Avast Secure Browser remain on your computer. These programs will assist you to get rid of all unwanted programs on your computer, and clear any leftover registry entries. Read our article about uninstalling programs on the Mac to learn more.