Problems in Uninstalling AVG

Avg Anti-virus and anti-spyware 9.0
July 22, 2010 at 02:52:00
Specs: Windows XP
While playing with registry, i removed Uninstall String from windows registry. Now AVG does not appear in my Add/Remove Programms and now i am unable to uninstall AVG.

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#1
July 22, 2010 at 03:18:25
AVG have a removal tool especially for these situations - available HERE

"I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..."


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#2
July 22, 2010 at 06:27:46
Shakir, Have you tried Start>Programs>AVG>Uninstall AVG ??

Tufenuf


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#3
July 22, 2010 at 07:28:54
Just a note here: If you want to screw your computer up, all you have to do is "just play with the registry".

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#4
July 22, 2010 at 09:51:31
The remover should do the trick, otherwise re-install AVG then uninstall it in the proper way (having stopped real-time protection first). Even then it might be worth running the uninstaller to clear out anything left behind.

Long Range Golfer


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#5
July 22, 2010 at 22:05:38
I Tried Every Method: I used AVG Remvoal Tool it didn't worked, then i used methode Start>Programs>AVG>Uninstall, it also didn't worked,i also used Perfect uninstaller but it also didn't worked. Now i am installing it again and then uninstall it in a proper way. Any way thanks for Responses.

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#6
July 22, 2010 at 22:37:37
Once you attempted to remove the program incorrectly you pooched the uninstall routine too.

If re-installing doesn't solve the problem you may need to manually delete the program entry and then use a registry cleaner. Ccleaner slim is safe to use.

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/bu...


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#7
October 19, 2010 at 05:20:17
HOW TO FIX 0xC0070643 Error in AVG 2011. This will also work if you cannot uninstall an AVG PROGRAMME

Can't remove old avg applications because of this error then do not fret here is the answer.
Log onto your computer in Safe Mode. Right click on Start button and select explore. Scroll down to Program files and open and then scroll down to AVG Folder. Double click on this folder. You may see other folders with AVG 8 for example. if you right click on it and see if this will delete. (I had AVG 8 9 AND 10 ON MINE) One of the folders it will not let you delete it. Once you have removed the folder/s that can be deleted open up the folder that cannot. Delete all that you can in this folder either by deleting one by one or in little chunks until you are only left with a handful. These are the ones that will not delete until you do the following. Open up the Task Manager by right clicking on the blue bar at the bottom and select Processes. Now end the AVG Processes and then go back into the folder and delete the rest of the files. Once done you can then delete the AVG Folder. Close this down and then restart your computer and you will be able to install AVG 2011.


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#8
October 19, 2010 at 05:40:20
Norriesmall

We last heard from the poster on 23 July so I doubt he will come back now and read this post. My guess is the problem has now been fixed

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#9
October 22, 2010 at 21:58:11
Yeah but people googling this problem will still click on this post to find a solution.

Downlaod and run the AVG remover tool in safe mode first, then you should be good to go.

Go here

http://www.avg.com/ww-en/download-t...

Windows OS 32bit

AVG Remover(32bit) 2011


Windows OS 64bit

AVG Remover(64bit) 2011


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#10
October 23, 2010 at 08:16:32
Cobra_R

Fair point about folk googling in. Just wanted to be sure that Norriesmall was aware of the situation.

Ms Hulot's boat


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