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Unable to get rid of AVG 8-free addition...

I have installed and uninstalled AVG 8.0.i wanted to get rid of AVG to use kaspersky.but when i run the installation file for kaspresky it still picks up AVG 8.0,even though all AVG files have been removed. is there anyway to resolve this?

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    Wayne Mineard May 11, 2010

    When you uninstalled AVG did you use the AVG uninstall or did you use Start>Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs? If you didn't use AVG's uninstall, I would download it again and then uninstall it with their own uninstall menu item. Also...reboot your computer after you uninstall.

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Try download AVG Remover on your PC and run it to remove AVG 8.
A professional remover can also help uninstall the unwanted software.
Or follow the manual removal guide in this post to completely remove the antivirus.
How to Uninstall AVG Antivirus Completely From Your PC

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Delete all avg folders in program files folder like grisoft ang avg then run unistall from control pannel

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Licence for katspersky anti virus


You can purchase one through http://usa.kaspersky.com/. Otherwise if you don't want to pay or can't afford a Kaspersky license you could use a free antivirus program, such as AVG Free or Avast!. You can get AVG Free from http://free.avg.com

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I purchased AVG but it didn't install properly so I cancelled the installation. Now how did I install the product I've already purchased? I have the license number.


Most probably it seems to be a low ram problem but you should match the specifications with your machine to find the culprit.
here are the specifications

Processor Intel Pentium 1.5 GHz Memory 512 MB RAM Hard disk free space (for installation) 750 MB HDD Recommended system requirements
Processor Intel Pentium 1.8 GHz Memory 512 MB RAM Hard disk free space (for installation) 1200 MB HDDI guess you lack something among them please verify them .
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Runtime error 216 at 0016d758


Hello and thank you for using Fixya!

This issue can occur if your computer is infected with a SubSeven Trojan virus (per, Microsoft).

Run a virus scan and rid of all viruses, malware, etc.

If you have a free antivirus, remove it and install a free trial of Kaspersky. This will rid the virus. You can then uninstall Kasperky and install the free one after removal of trojan.

http://www.kaspersky.com/trials

Hope this helps!

Jennifer

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My AVG is conflicting with my installing Kaspersky.


you might not have uninstalled AVG .instead you could have deleted the AVG folder.
AVg components are still there in the registry.if you didnt uninstall it ,install AVG once more and uninstall it manually.
if its not working remove AVG components from registry
here are the instrucions:
To remove the AVG registry entries, open Registry Editor (Start-> Run-> Regedit). In the registry editor, navigate to the entries mentioned below,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG7Uninstall

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG6INSTALL

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG8Uninstall

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AVG\Avg8

Right click on these entries and then delete them. If you are not comfortable about deleting registry entries, you can use a free registry cleaner. If you are using a 64 bit machine, then these are the entries to be removed.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG7Uninstall

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG6INSTALL

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG8Uninstall

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\AVG\Avg8


Once these entries are removed, Kaspersky installation will be completed normally. Alternatively you can also use the AVG cleaner or Kaspersky removal tool for AVG8.

Jul 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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AVG Free Edition wont install on Dell Studio lap top runs Vista


First follow the following steps :
  1. Start the computer. Press the F8 key during startup to start the computer in Safe mode.
  2. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  3. Delete the following registry keys in the Windows registry:HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Cryptography\AVGHKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20\Software\Microsoft\Cryptography\AVG
  4. Quit Registry Editor.
  5. Restart the computer.
Then uninstall AVG completely from your computer http://computersservicing.blogspot.com/2009/04/download-avg-removal-tool.html
and install AVG free edition.


Jul 11, 2009 | Operating Systems

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Unable to install AVG 8 free


Strippy had asked you a right question. You may be trying to install AVG when you have already one antivirus program running. OR you had once installed AVG sometimes in the past, but uninstallation was not properly done. Hence it is showing registry key error.

1. If you are running any anitvirus prog now, first uninstall it. Then restart the machine.

2. Now you try install AVG. it should install. if not, try the following

Go to system restore and create restore point for safety.

go to run and type regedit and then enter

Press cntrl + F for finding earlier registry keys of AVG. Try to find out all old registry keys amd delete them all.

Restart the machine. Its DONE.




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I have 40 viruses on my computer  how can i get  them off


Go HERE and click download.  This will download a 30 day trial version of Kaspersky Anti-virus, which is one of the best.  It is a fully functional copy that will scan and rid your PC of viruses, plus do much more.  Obviously, if you are happy using it, you always have the option to buy it before the end of 30 days.  If not, then simply uninstall it, but atleast all of your viruses will be gone :)

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Regarding installation of kaspersky


Hi,

It means there are some applications that were not compatible.

It will list the incompatible softwares when after you select to install.

Uninstall them properly.

You have to remove using proper uninstallation tool.

Like even deleting the traces from the registry.

After this you wont be having any problems.

Good Luck.

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just download the trial version of kaspersky antivirus its free and scan your conputer its a trial version for just 30 days if you want a full version antivirus then go for avg 8 my suggestion is for now install kasperky n after the trial period install the avg 8 to download kaspersky internet security click the link below

http://209.85.175.104/search?q=cache:VMgSgiTD-dIJ:www.kaspersky.com/de/20814_72814_329+kis+free+dowload&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=3&gl=in
for avg 8 click the link below
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hope this definately solves this problem

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Just download AVG 8 registered

AVG 8 registered:
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key:
http://www.isit.cz/down/Antiviry/AVG/8/Licence/Licence_8_KAR.txt

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