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Can't install kaspersky beacause avg8 not uninstalled

I uninstalld avg but when I try to install kaspersky 2009 it says that avg8 should be removed first, but I can't finde any avg8 anymore.
please help me. I have vista hp

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  • davidman_007 Dec 19, 2008

    I am still confused? how should I remove it from registry?

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U must have not properly uninstalled AVG properly, remove it from registry also. If you cant do it try any uninstaller software to remove avg completely

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Removal of AVG8


Try bootin to safe mode by pressing F8 on turning on the system then try to uninstall by going into the control panel [Programs(vista)/Add or Remove Programs(XP)]

By doing this you will be able to uninstall the AVG anti virus.
Then restart and the system will boot in normal mode then install Kaspersky. Never have 2 anti virus in a system. Just a word of caution.
Cheers !

Aug 29, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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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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I am not able to install kaspersky security software into my system, it says you have to delete avg8, i tried everything till now, avg8 is not in my system. how to i install this kaspersky or uninstall...


Kaspersky tells you whether this is because at some point that was installed on the PC AVG8, but is unlikely to be removed either. I recommend you look for the installation of AVG8, install and then uninstall icon from the Add / Remove Programs control panel. This should eliminate all traces that may remain in the system of AVG.

After this reboot the PC and can install Kaspersky without any problem.

May 13, 2009 | Internet Avg AVG Security V8.0 WIN - 2...

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Kaspersky over AVG8


Even though you uninstalled AVG from the computer (I'm guessing using Add/Remove Programs), there is probabky some files and possibly a quarantine folder that is still on the computer that was not removed which is making Kaspersky think that AVG is still on the computer.

You can download and run an AVG Remover Tool from here: http://www.avg.com/download-tools

Also check C:\Program Files folder for an AVG folder, and even do a Windows search for AVG and remove the folders left behind.

And if you are comfortable going into the registry, you can look in there for left over AVG keys, but hopefully the AVG Remover Tool will take care of it all for you.

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Completly Uninstalling AVG8 Free edition


hi..still you might not have deleted some of the
folders,that's why you are not able to install it.
uninstall it completely.
check it out..
thank u..
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Feb 24, 2009 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop

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Am trying to download Kaspersky 2009 anti-virus but i cannot uninstall the avg8 hidden files, i have search all ares of the pc what should i do.


Remove the files manual, you should find the AVG folder in C--->Program Files---->AVG
After done that, delete all things inside the Tempory Files folder.

Now you should be able to instal Kaspersky

Good luck

Dec 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Cannot uninstall avg 8 completely


I have had AVG for a long time and it beats any antivirus i have ever had. but if you really want to remove it, use the add/remove programs, or go to the star menu, programs, AVG folder and select the UN-installer. once removed, then try again to install the new one. Make sure to select ( remove Virus Vault ) in the option when un-installing AVG.

If your still getting issues, go into C: and delete any remaing AVG system folders that may be left behind.

Good luck

Dec 01, 2008 | Packard Bell Easy One Silver 2120 Notebook

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Problem installing kaspersky


open registry editor and delete the registry values belonging to avg... search using keyword avg etc etc and delete them... usually registry is used to find what all software are present..

Nov 23, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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AVG8


Restart your computer in safe mode (hold <F8> and then unistall AVG you will be good after that
LB

Oct 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I can't remove AVG8.0 from my computer


Hi
Thanks for the solution for the removal of the offending avg8 problem. I was immediately able to install the kaspersky program, after deleting the remains of the avg8 program,you guys are great, will contact you again if need be .
Best regards Ian

May 25, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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