I need to uninstall AVG 8.0

Posted on 2009-02-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I keep getting this message:

Local machine: installation failed
        Error: Action failed for file avgemc.exe: creating backup....
            Error 0x80070002 %DESTINATION% = "C:\Program Files\avgemc.exe.install_backup_1", %SOURCE% = "C:\Program Files\avgemc.exe"

Question by:OneGoodKnight
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    Start>run>control appwiz.cpl

    You get the message when trying to uninstall AVG in teh Add/Remove programs applet?
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    by:Vishnu Kiran,ITIL,HDI SCM,CAPM

    If you are getting errors during the uninstallation of the  AVG 8.0 software from your computer, then I would suggest that you use the AVG Remover utility, it removes all parts of AVG installation on your computer, including registry items, installation and user files on your disk, etc. AVG Remover is the least option to be used in case the AVG uninstallation / repair installation process has failed repeatedly.

    Please visit the below link for downloading the utility:



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    by:Vishnu Kiran,ITIL,HDI SCM,CAPM

    Just wanted to check if you were able to  uninstall AVG 8.0 software.


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