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AVG removal probl.em

Posted on 2008-09-30
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When I try to remove AVG8FREE, I get an error message.  @AVGErrorCode_0x0253%FILE%="C:\Programfiles\AVG\AVG8"  @@AvgErrorCode_0x0020
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Found this along my travels.

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Try this.

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

a) use Ctrl + F and type AVG8

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a) directly go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE key in the registry and you will find AVG folder, remove that . 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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Hope it helps.
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Removing from the registry doesn't always work. If you get an error message when trying to delete it, right-click on the item & check the permissions. Make sure all of the boxes are checked. Then you can delete them.
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