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Avg 8 removal problem....

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i m trying to remove AVG internet security 8 frm my laptop( acer aspire 4530)...my problem is tht i ve remove AVG frm my system but wen i install other anti virus it says first remove AVG ...i removed it frm control panal>uninstall programs...it gave me tht error , there was still AVG folder in programme file, i tried to remove it frm there but it wasnt gtting removed.....thn i delete it in safe mode, removed it completely even i after removing avg folder i thn searched the whole drive c:(windows drive) and removed every file named avg..but still i cant install any other virus it says remove AVG first..y is it so wat should i do , how should i remove it???
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Download and install it agian ...the use the add remove programs to remove it again .....it should be fine ....is there a reason you were uninstalling it ....and changing to different anti-virus...somtimes if you have a virus it won't let you download new anti-virus or let the one you have do a scan..
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This could be because you did not follow a proper procedure for an anti-virus removal. Nevermind, follow these instruction:

  1. Download CleanUp utility from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301.
  2. Install it and run it
  3. Scroll down and select AVG products and remove them one after the other (if there are more than one)
  4. Restart the computer and install your new anti-virus program
Kindly get back if need any further help

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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