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Uninstall Symantec Norton Antivirus asks for password

Posted on 2007-07-30
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Last Modified: 2013-12-09
I want to uninstall Symantec Norton Antivirus from my computer however I cannot because everytime I try it asks me for the uninstall password.

How can I get rid of it?
Question by:perldog
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hankknight earned 2000 total points
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You can download a tool to uninstall it here:

If you use that utility, no password should be required.

Or if you can't downlod that tool, do this:

1) Go to Start -> Run and type regedit
2) Search for "UseVPUninstallPassword"
3) Change the value from 1 to 0 for "UseVPUninstallPassword"
4) Close the registry and retry the uninstall.

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