Removing AVG

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by MCsquared, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. MCsquared

    MCsquared Registered Member

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    In the course of trialling a number of small business AV products ( used Webroot up to now) I installed various products and was always careful to use the products uninstaller tool where available to remove it before trying another product.

    One of the products I trialled was AVG Business Edition and in due course used the AVG uninstaller tool to uninstall ( tried in both normal and safe mode) . However I now notice that Windows security centre is reporting AVG to be switched off i.e. it thinks AVG is still installed and on further examination I see that I do indeed have an AVG folder in program files with a considerable number of "exe" files in a subfolder AV. How can I completely remove all traces of AVG ?
     
  2. jjc225

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  3. MCsquared

    MCsquared Registered Member

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    @jjc225 - thanks but that is the uninstall tool I was already using . In the meantime I have resolved the matter by re-installing AVG then uninstalling it in the normal way from Control Panel - not sure why the tool doesnt itself seem to do a full install or perhaps I just had a part-install left which confused the issue.

    Still have a few of items in the AVG Program folder but they are all empty folders which I can manually delete.
     
  4. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    @MCsquared Check the Windows\System32\Drivers folder to see if there are any remaining AVG drivers there. I uninstalled AVG and ran the removal too, but there were still leftover files I needed to delete myself.
     
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