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I can't remove AVG8.0 from my computer - Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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  • Anonymous May 26, 2008

    I can't uninstall AVG8 free - neither the uninstall option with the programme, or the control panel method works - they both hang. AVG has installed a host of backup files however, when I first tried to uninstall it - these file extensions are not recognised, and then the Windows search facilitiy hangs too!

  • Anonymous May 29, 2008


  • Anonymous Jun 06, 2008

    toda vez q tento remover p AVG8.0 aparece arquivo desconhecido o q faço?

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    I cant remove avg8.0 completely..

  • bwilf Jul 13, 2008

    cannot install new antivirus kaspersky because it promts me to remove avg 8

    first and its not even on the menu of change or uninstall so i cant remove it but i have located files relating to avg on the system and if i try to delete them it says cannot delete avg8 because its being used by another user or program

  • silverdel Jul 17, 2008

    I want to install BITDEFFENDER but can not uninstall AVG8 any help would be most appreciated

  • titi_oye Jul 19, 2008

    i am having problem to uninstall AVG8 and i want to run Kapersky 2009.i can't see AVG8 in my installed program. what do ido

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    cannot remove avg8

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    I can not remove the last remnat of avg8. My search and remove programs indicate that there is no avg8, but when I install kaspersky the installation is stopped saying avg8 is still present

  • alexparry198 Sep 11, 2008

    I installed avg 8 free from I purchaseda copy of casperspy but cant install it because its detecting avg. I have uninstalled avg properly and cant find any traces of it on my computer,but i still cant install casperspy because its detecting avg still. Any help would be wonderful

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    omg . not jus me face the problem . =.=''

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    It sucks. Like all of ypu i want to install Kaspersky but it keep detecting AVG8.

  • retsam Nov 01, 2008

    I'm trying to install an Antivirus, but it keeps detecting avg in my system. I tried everything (ccleaner, avg remover and others). I don't wanna have to format my computer just get rid of the problem, but right now, it seems to be the only solution. The worst part about it, is that I had just got finished formatting my comp this morning.

  • zul1982_2004 Nov 04, 2008

    I'm trying to uninstall avg8. i downloaded free trial of avg and i want to install kaspersky. but it says that there is avg8, i have to remove it. I've tried to delete avg8 but it can't be removed why? please help me! how can i remove/delete it from my pc?

  • zizizi Nov 06, 2008

    Hi,to whom this may concern
    I have tried to uninstall avg 8 from my computer a few times already. I have bought the new kaspersky spyware, comp protection software. When I get to the point of instillation,the kaspersky program, informs me that avg 8 is not uninstalled. I have removed the avg 8 from my computer, but the program keeps on telling me that it is still there. I have even re installed avg 8 and then uninstalled it again, but still no luck. I need to know how to find the avg8 offending program. I have looked everywhere, but can not locate it. PLEASE HELP. Thanks Ian

  • koza42004 Nov 08, 2008

    when installing kasper the pc said remove avg8 and i alredyremoved avg8 by control panel from add and remove what can i do

  • analaura Nov 10, 2008

    al intintar instalar Kaspersky me dice que elimine AVG8 ,despues de hacerlo en intalar/quitar programas y reiniciar sigue en algun sitio, no encuentro ninguna herramienta en las paginas donde te puedes descargargar avg ¿me ayudais?

  • sciencebsd Nov 11, 2008

    Same as others, I can't remove avg 8 from my computer. So, I can't install Kaspersky 2009. Anyone have solutions? =(

  • leshana Nov 17, 2008

    same problem with av8 here too

  • kiki520_au Nov 18, 2008

    i have same problem

  • teddysyah Nov 21, 2008

    i can't remove avg8.0, i've unisntal from control panel, but still don't worked

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

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  • garbage7 Nov 24, 2008

    I have the same problem too

  • kepok19 Nov 24, 2008

    i can't remove avg8....
    please help me....
    i already uninstall avg8..but when i want to install kapersky,
    the instalation cancel....

  • 12khail Nov 27, 2008

    i can't remove avg8....
    please help me....
    i already uninstall avg8..but when i want to install kapersky,
    the instalation cancel....

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    i can't remove avg8, please help me!
    i have already uninstall avg8, but when i want to install kapersky,
    the instalation cancel. why is this happening?

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    pas de mise a jour car avg8 et detecter

  • au_ra Dec 08, 2008

    i can't remove avg8, please help me!
    i have already uninstall avg8, but when i want to install kapersky,
    the instalation cancel. why is this happening?

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008


  • sjefke Dec 17, 2008

    I removed AVG 8 accordingly, but still I can't install Kasperski Internet Security 2009 because AVG 8 keeps blocking that installation all the time

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    i can't remove avg8.0 from my computer fully

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    ple help me to remove my system

  • rajeshd Mar 02, 2009

    i can't remove avg8 from my laptop when igo to instal the kaspersky

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    i uninstall avg8 from my system and now i want to install kaspersky so it gives error that avg is still present on my pc

  • geezer67 May 11, 2010

    i cant remove avg8

  • bdavid70 May 11, 2010

    When i try to remove avg8 from my pc it doesnot.I want a solution.




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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

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I faced similar problem and found solution which I think will solve your problem

Click Start button
Go to Run and type "regedit" (type without quotes)

a) use Ctrl + F and type AVG8


a) directly go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE key in the registry and you will find AVG folder, remove that and try to install Kaspersky. It will work.

be careful and do it if you are fully confident of what you are doing. I did this and it solved my problem


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Hi I am having the same trouble I have just purchased Kaspersky 2009 and unintalled/removed AVG 8.0 from my laptop using remove programmes. When I went to load Kaspersky it went on to install then said that AVG was still installed on computer ....I can not find it anywhere can anyone help!!

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Cant get avg8 off my laptop, tryed everything unistalling rebooting everything

regards nigel taylor

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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Try AVG removal tool

It works for me

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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I tried to download kaspersky internet security 2009 and it would not let me because of 'remains' of AVG8, even though i deleted it from the add/remove. i went to kaspersky website and there is an empty box at the top to search for things. i typed in "fail to install kaspersky because of remains of avg8" (without quotations). after i hit enter there were four items that came up. i hit the very first one, it is called support. read the directions. after reading, download the removal utility (you only have to run it, no need to save it). however, when you click on this button to download the removal utility there will be mulitple avg8remover things that will come up. click on the first on (AVGREMOVER 32bit). a pop up will ask you if you are sure, just hit yes. a small black screen will come up with writing on it and then disappear. when it is gone, the avg is off of your computer. it will only take but a second, literally!!!!! you must restart it to finsh it though!!!
good luck!!!! it's not hard, very very simple!

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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At last i came mine for solutions
1-download AVG removal tool & download and run ccleaner
2- if you had uninstall avg then you must install it again then run ccleaner and fix registry.
3-run AVG removal tool then uninstall using ccleaner
4-go to regedit and find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE key in the registry and you will find AVG folder, remove that
5-tada now restart and install your beloved karspersky

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I can't remove AVG8.0 from

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I want to install Kaspersky but the problem is I can't remove AVG8.0 from my computer.
I already remove everything including remove from with add and remove program and in Start Menu.
but the problem is still the same

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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You only have to go to regedit, search for AVG8 with the option find and delete the folder AVG that contain another with the name AVG8. It worked me, after this, i could install kaspersky.

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I cant remove avg8 from my computer

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Posted on Nov 09, 2008

OMG...the removal tool works! at last. many thanks

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One way is to run the installation program and select uninstall from the menu.

Another way is to run the uninstall from the add/remove programs then download and run ccleaner

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SOURCE: I can't remove AVG8.0 from

Use the AVG Uninstaller that must have got installed when you installed the program.

Also, there may be an option to automatically delete the other anti-virus in the Kapersky Installer. I have done that when I was installing Norton 360. I had Windows Defender which conflicted.

It deleted automatically after I confirmed and Norton installed without any other problem. Actually Norton is better and more used worldwide than any other.

I suggest Norton AntiVirus or Internet Security.

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SOURCE: I can,t remove avg8 anti virus from my computer

load to safemode and try it , you should be able to do it, let me know wat happen after?

Best Regards

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