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Delete avg toolbar and from Chrome

by twoarrow / November 14, 2013 8:25 AM PST

Greetings, I never downloaded avg and would never. But it was installed from a software that I loaded but missed the custom install. Either way there should be a simple way to Uninstall all traces of AVG and all that I have read does not work. Does anyone know how to uninstall the tool bar and keep it from taking over my browser?

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Please tell me if the issue was resolved
by rozermartin / December 27, 2013 4:36 PM PST

Did the article resolved your issue? Or the problem is still there?

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I couldn't understand your respond back
by rozermartin / December 29, 2013 5:08 PM PST

Well I didn't get appropriate answer to my query but seems like your issue has been resolved.

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Re. Delete avg toolbar and from Chrome
by Jan_AVG AVG Staff / November 14, 2013 10:40 PM PST

Hi Hawk,

Please follow this article and let me know the results.



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Uninstalled AVG toolbar by hand and it worked
by richgi2 / November 19, 2013 11:11 AM PST

The AVG Uninstaller wouldn't work for me. It wanted me to be logged in as an Administrator, and yet when I did so, it also failed.

I was able to use the command line (as an administrator) to delete the AVG files in the c:\Program Files (x86) directory. The rmdir /s command was very handy, as it deletes folders and their contents. There was one file that Windows wouldn't let me delete, but I was able to rename it.

That seemed to do the trick. You also have to remove the toolbar from your web browsers, but you can do that with their normal settings tools. I also went back to the Control Panel's uninstall program list and tried to run the AVG uninstaller again. Control Panel said it couldn't find the file and would I like to remove AVG from the list. Oh yeah.

I also used Internet Options, Security settings, to make http://*.avg.com a restricted site. Couldn't hurt.

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