How To Fix AvastUI Failed To Load Issue

Avast is an effective and popular internet security applications developed by Avast for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It can prevent malware from getting into your computer system. There is a free and paid version both of which work well in protecting your computer from online threats. Although this is a solid performing software there are instances when certain issues can occur which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the AvastUI failed to load issue.

How To Fix AvastUI Failed To Load Issue

Before performing any of the recommended troubleshooting steps listed below it’s best to restart your computer first. This action refreshes the operating system and remove any corrupt temporary data that could be causing the problem.

There are several factors that can cause this particular problem ranging from a corrupt software to interference from a third party application. Listed below are the recommended troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix this problem.

Try to enable the Remote Desktop Service

The Remote Desktop Service is a term given for features of Microsoft Windows Server that allow users to remotely access graphical desktops and Windows applications. If it is disabled all the other modules which depend on it, including Avast, will get an error.

  • Press Windows + R, type “services.msc” in the dialogue box and press Enter.
  • Once in the services, search for the entry ‘Remote Desktop Service. Right-click it and select properties.
  • Once in the properties, make sure that the service is running. Press Start and set the startup type as Automatic. Press OK to save changes and exit.
  • Restart your computer.

Check if the  AvastUI failed to load issue still occurs.

Reinstall Avast

In case the issue is caused by corrupted files in the software then you should consider reinstalling Avast.

Repair Avast

  • Click the gear-looking icon in the lower left part of the Start menu in order to open the Settings app.
  • Click on Apps. You should immediately open a list of all installed applications and tools on your PC so wait for a while in order for it to load
  • Search for Avast in Control Panel or Settings and click on Modify. Follow any instructions which may appear in order to repair it.
  • Check to see if the same problem occurs.

Reinstall Avast

  • Download the latest version of the Avast installation from the official website.
  • Download the Avast Uninstall Utility from the official website.
  • Disconnect from the Internet after you have downloaded these file and boot into Safe Mode.

To boot to Safe Mode

  • Click Windows-button → On/Off.
  • Hold down the Shift key and click Restart.
  • Click the option Troubleshoot and then Advanced options.
  • Go to “Advanced options” and click Start-up Settings.
  • Under “Start-up Settings” click Restart.
  • Several boot options are displayed. The relevant options for booting in Safe Mode are the numbers 4,5 or 6. Select an option by pressing one of the numbers or function key F4, F5 or F6.
  • Windows 10 is now starting in Safe Mode.
  • Run the Avast Uninstall Utility and browse for the folder where you have installed Avast. If you installed it in the default folder, you can leave it.
  • Click the remove option and restart your computer by booting into normal startup.

Install Avast

  • Download the Avast installation file from the official website.
  • Run the downloaded file and follow the steps to install Avast.

Check if the  AvastUI failed to load issue still occurs.

Try using a different security software

In case the issue still persists even after performing the steps listed above then you should uninstall Avast from your computer then consider using a different security software.

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