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How to turn on windows defender

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I removed avg but yet it still shows here H
Anti-Virus AppsWindows OS

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FOX

8/22/2022 - Mon
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If you rebooted and AVG still remains please download the removal tool and run it
ref link:  https://www.avg.com/en-us/avg-remover
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brian ramos

FOX

check the registry settings and verify if it isn't disabled because of AVG, if so enable it.
ref link:  https://www.howto-connect.com/enable-windows-defender-via-registry-editor/

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How to Enable Windows Defender Via Registry Editor


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brian ramos

I’m running Windows 8.1 
FOX

The registry settings are the same
Hello There

Try to uninstall it from the registry.
1. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Uninstall
2. Search a string called UninstallsString corresponding to AVG
3. Open CMD and paste the string.

If you cannot find it, use Revo Uninstaller to remove AVG and its leftover files, folders and registry keys.
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brian ramos

Fox check thi

it not showing in registry 7FCC169C-8AE4-4D8F-A65E-63F8AB4A6F5E.jpeg
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