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How Do I Uninstall AVG® Antivirus

February 20, 2012  |  Difficulty: Medium

complete removal instructions on how to uninstall AVG® Antivirus or Internet Security.

AVG® Antivirus or Internet Security are typical security applications. These protection programs contain many components and tools designed to keep your computer safe. However, the complete removal of such software can be complicated. If you want to uninstall AVG® Antivirus and you are not sure how, then follow the instructions below.

Instructions to uninstall AVG®:

  1. Go to “Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program”.
  2. In the list of applications find “AVG 2012”, right-click on it and select the “Uninstall” option.
  3. The uninstaller will launch. Click on the “Uninstall” button.
  4. Uncheck the “Please, keep me protected.... ” checkbox and uncheck the checkbox below (“Keep my current search provider settings”), then click on the “Next” button.
  5. Now check both checkboxes (“Remove user settings” and “ Remove Virus Vault content”) on the screen, and click on the “Next” button.
  6. Click on the “Next” button again, and the removal process will begin.
  7. When the process finishes, click on the “Restart Now” button to reboot your computer.
  8. Now it is time to check your registry keys. If there are some entries left, go to “Start” and enter the string “regedit” into the search and press enter (In Windows® XP go to “Start > Run”,  enter the string “regedit” and press “Enter”).
  9. In the registry editor, press “CTRL+F”, enter the string “AVG” and click on the “Find Next” button.
  10. If it finds any entries from AVG®, remove them; right-click on the entry and select “Delete” (You can use the PCRx Registry Cleaner to help you clean the registry entries).
  11. Restart your computer again.

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