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How to fix Avast Antivirus 2017 Compatibility Issues?

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Avast Antivirus is a security software well-suited to work on computers with Windows 8, 8.1 & also with Windows 10 Operating System. It is an antivirus program that can safeguard almost all kinds of technical devices from laptops to desktop computers to smart phones to others. Avast has been developed with an aim to fight against and defeat several kind of online threats and this software accomplish its duty expressively. In short, we can say that it is a complete protection package. However, some users have reported that they face difficulty in accessing Avast Antivirus software on the latest versions of their Windows.

Concerning the users’ report and importance of proper working of Avast Antivirus, we have come up with this blog to help the victims in resolving Avast Antivirus Compatibility Issues so that they can enjoy the proficient safety of their devices. We are the technicians working at Pctech24, which is a reliable support firm. The firm has hired us on the basis of high-skills we have shown in rendering qualitative Avast Support and then polished us to deliver perfect solutions to the customers for which the company has been appreciated from last many years. Moreover, the firm keeps on giving training to us for finding new, instant and easy to execute methods to fix every kind of issues, even if it is an old or new issue.

Go through the following blog which covers all such errors (that can result in Avast Antivirus compatibility issue) with their solutions from our technicians’ perspective that they think a customer may encounter. Let’s read the instructions provided below to fix the issues:

Issue 1- BSOD after Installing Anniversary Update

Many users encounter BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) issue after updating their Windows (Windows 10) operating system. The reason of this technical issue can be the incompatibility between the Avast drivers’ software and the Intel CPU.

Note: However, in such cases Avast Antivirus acts as a smart security software which identifies the problem & releases an emergency update to solve the issue.


Though the Avast has already given the way to fix this issue, you just have to make sure that you are having the latest compatible version.

  • Go to Settings on the dashboard of this program & then click on ‘Update’ option to confirm the version of it.
  • Then reach to Program option & click on Update.
  • After that download the updates & choose the downloaded file to run as administrator.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to install the product completely.

Issue 2- Repair Avast before installing Anniversary Update.

Solution: This is the other way to get latest version of Avast Antivirus security.

Note: An Internet connection is a main requirement to do this task.

  • Repairing of this program can be done by going to the Control Panel Window.
  • Then selecting ‘Programs & Features/ Programs’ section followed by clicking on ‘Uninstall a Program’ button.
  • Search for ‘Avast Antivirus Application’ in the list & click on ‘Uninstall/ Change’ button.
  • After that, click ‘Repair’ option & wait until the repair process gets complete.
  • After completion of the above process, reboot the system. And download Windows 10 Anniversary update.
  • At last run the downloaded file & follow on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Issue 3- ‘Start Menu’ and ‘Cortana’ Are Not Working

This is the most common issue occur in Windows 10 system. Generally, the users think that this issue is caused by Avast, but the fact is that this problem is caused by issues in Windows 10. This error results in locking up of ‘Start menu’ and ‘Cortana’.

Solution: First of all, ensure that you are running the latest version of Avast before trying these troubleshooting steps.

  • Press Windows + R key to open a run dialog box and type “msconfig” in the empty box.
  • Press the Enter key or click OK button to move ahead.
  • This will open System Configuration dialog box. Navigate to Boot option and put a checkmark on the box next to Safe Boot.
  • Now, restart your computer and once you are in Safe Mode restart your computer again to enter into regular mode.
  • Select the critical error with Start menu & Cortana should be gone now.

Now, if you are facing issues related to virus, malware, adware, ransomware or associated with Avast Antivirus, straightforwardly make a call at our 24x7 available and Toll-free Avast Customer Support Phone Number – 0-800-368-7760 to get the best solution for resolving all kind of issues. Whether it is a minor problem or a major one, our Avast Technical Support engineers will assist you to resolve all sort of issues within the limited time span. Our professional experts leave no stone unturned to render high quality Avast Technical Customer Support services from their side. The certified engineers at our firm are highly experienced & have excellent knowledge of latest tools to solve virus or antivirus-related problems

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