Want to uninstall AVG

September 5, 2011 at 14:26:54
Specs: Windows Vista
I can't remove the damn AVG free addition - I go to uninstall and can't remove the AVG off my computer. I hate that thing popping up. It's a virus and I need it off my computer.

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September 5, 2011 at 14:29:16

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September 5, 2011 at 14:31:29
Try Avast if you don't like AVG, it's free too. Maybe you really have virus? Now to remove AVG, they have a removal tool for stubborn removals, make sure you download the one for your version.


If that fails download Revo-uninstaller, and it should remove any remnants.


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September 8, 2011 at 13:58:43
You must ALWAYS stop an AV running at startup before you attempt to uninstall it, otherwise it's a bit like letting the air out of your tyres while you are driving the car.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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October 19, 2011 at 03:05:53
Hello Carolyne,

You may try following the steps provided in the below link to uninstall AVG antivirus software from your computer:


If it doesn't work, try formatting the computer and reinstall Windows operating system. This will also help in removing the virus.

Hope this helps.


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October 19, 2011 at 05:59:36

No need for reformat. I think the poster was referring to AVG as being (like) a virus.

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October 19, 2011 at 22:59:26
haha...this post is so old, they probably just abandoned it from the start...LOL...response 2 using revo was the best removal tool for AVG

Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Medals

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November 6, 2011 at 12:14:25
The best AVG removal tool is ccleaner hands down, I had the same problem and I was able to uninstall it with this great free uninstaller with a a problem

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