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Can't uninstall AVG 8.0, slowing down pc


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UtopiaV1

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My free trial (yes, i know, stupid of me) ended about 3-4 months ago now, and so i immediately went to this fine website and download one of their suggested AV's (thanks Avira!), but AVG won't ever let me uninstall itself. It wasn't really a problem tho until a week ago, and it's really started slowing down my duel-core intel pc to the point where its running slower than a single core AMD processor rated twice as low by pc wizard. When i manually delete it i just get some rubbish about how it's 'in use', even though i've disabled it from startup and it's definitely not running in the background. Please help!
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I use Revo Uninstaller to uninstall all my programs...

Maybe worth ago , can be located/downloaded @ http://www.revouninstaller.com/

Please double check that the bolded items are refering to AVG !!!

Best of luck !

Might have to do a manual uninstall , can take some time to do...

Let us know how it goes

Anthony19

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have you tried disabling the services... ???

Edited by Anthony19, 26 March 2009 - 06:02 PM.

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Wow, that was brutal, it's as if AVG never existed on my machine! This Revo thing is awesome! That's completely cleared it up thanks, and now i've managed to re-install windows defender which was being a pain too, cheers mate thanks for the help!
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Glad to be of assistance

Good to see all went well... thank you for taking the time to respond back and let us all know !

Best of luck in the near future
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