What Now!

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by twodogs44, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. twodogs44

    twodogs44 Registered Member

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    Recently I had downloaded AVG and used it until I had a chance to purchase and download the one I wanted. Then I went to delete the AVG because I found it a bit controlling, that was not easy to do as AVG did its best to stay. Finally I thought I had it all removed, I used the Advanced Uninstaller Pro and it said that alsso removed all the little tidbits that will remain. Two weeks later I am doing a new backup and I see AVG is being backed up! It was in the Program Files (x86). Now then I tried to delete The AVG that was there, but it told me i needed permission to do that. That is the reason I am here looking for help. I am using Windows 7 Home Pro.
     
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    aztony Registered Member

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    You could boot into Safe Mode and delete the file there.
     
  4. Mortal Raptor

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    +1, you need to reboot into safe mode and run their uninstaller although I cannot guarantee success. If it were my system, I'd format it if it had AVG before hand before installing any other AV but that's just me as I'm a perfectionist
     
  5. anon

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    It the AVG Remover tool not works, try the following:

    1) ESET AV Remover tool
    The ESET AV Remover tool will remove almost any antivirus software previously installed on your system.
    http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN146&ref=wsf

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    2) AppRemover
    http://www.appremover.com/
    http://www.appremover.com/faq
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    Antivirus Remover
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/antivirus-remover.352955/
     
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2015
  6. twodogs44

    twodogs44 Registered Member

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    Thanks everyone, but a few minutes after posting this I had a brain fart and downloaded the AVG Remover and it worked like a charm. Thanks still goes out to you and the other members as now and then I do need you. Hey it is hard to penetrate steel with a banana.
     
  7. Mortal Raptor

    Mortal Raptor Banned

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    We're always here to help dawg. Have fun.
     
  8. twodogs44

    twodogs44 Registered Member

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    With you guys helping its a lot easier.
     
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