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Thanks again for the screenshot :thumbsup:
As the AVG is not on either the boot or recovery partition the AVG uninstaller tool should remove it if run on the D: partition with no problem but like I said I will get this confirmed for you and post back.
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OK, thanks. I'll wait and see.

I wondered if I could just delete the AVG file, as it has never been installed.

Revo un-installer suggested as much didn't it, when it said "No installation Package Found! Tip: Get more information for the application from the main windows and try to uninstall it manually!"
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I wondered if I could just delete the AVG file

yep...first try deleting the whole folder...
nojoy go into the folder and select a bunch of file then delete them...
if it fights you get moveonboot
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Thanks happyrock :thumbsup:
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Right, I'll give that a go.

I'll set a Restore Point and just delete the AVG file and its contents.
Then I'll restart the PC, and provided I get that far (joking), I'll carry on as normal.

IF I encounter a problem I can then either restore the AVG file from the Recycle Bin or Restore the PC to my Restore Point, but it's fairly unlikely to be a problem as AVG 9 was never installed on this PC and I use M.S.E. now anyway. I really can't see losing the file/folder making any difference.

Thanks for the support everyone - you're great!
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You are welcome, good luck and let us know how it works out.
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Hopefully, that's it all done!
You guys are really appreciated. I don't know what I'd do without you.
With luck you won't hear from me again - until my next panic! :lol:
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How did you get rid of it?
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Just deleted the AVG folder in (D:) manually.
I've got the Restore Point I set, should I require it, and I'll leave the deleted folder in the Recycle Bin for a few days, so I can recover the folder from there too if I needed to.
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Thanks for the follow up :thumbsup:
You can guarantee that if you had not taken the precautions that you have it would have gone wrong.
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Don't I know it!
I think I was Bill Gate's test pilot for Windows XP when it first came out.
I only had to glance at my PC sideways and it would crash.
Good job my favourite colour was Blue, as that was the main colour of my monitor a lot of the time. :lol:
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Good to see you can laugh about it :yes: instead of :smashcomp:
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I think I was Bill Gate's test pilot for Windows XP when it first came out

we all were... ;)
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