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Uninstalling Avast AV failure!

I unisntalled Avast Antivirus personal edition thru Control Panel>Add Remove Prog> yet everytime i boot my windows XP sp2 pc; i get the spalsh screen telling me that Avast time period of usage has expired please upgrade or register with the avast user serial.Now i am exhausted to see the Avast still installed in The Alwira softwares folders.
Since I have switched to Bit Defender;how do i get rid of avast? I tried using the tool "Kill Box" but to no avail.
Help plz.

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avast! uninstall utility

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I tried it

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I already tried this utility but it won't run as it says "Avast Deblocking feature is on,shut it down to run this program".How do I work in Safe mode to stop this deblocker?

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How to Start Windows in Safe Mode

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Windows XP

If Windows XP
is the only operating system installed on your computer, booting into Safe Mode with these instructions.

* If the computer is running, shut down Windows, and then turn off the power
* Wait 30 seconds, and then turn the computer on.
* Start tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options Menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
* Ensure that the Safe mode option is selected.
* Press Enter. The computer then begins to start in Safe mode.
* When you are finished with all troubleshooting, close all programs and restart the computer as you normally would.

To use the System Configuration Utility method

* Close all open programs.
* Click Start, Run and type MSCONFIG in the box and click OK
* The System Configuration Utility appears, On the BOOT.INI tab, Check the "/SAFEBOOT" option, and then click OK and Restart your computer when prompted.
* The computer restarts in Safe mode.
* Perform the troubleshooting steps for which you are using Safe Mode.
When you are finished with troubleshooting in Safe mode, open MSCONFIG again, on the BOOT.INI tab, uncheck "/SAFEBOOT" and click OK to restart your computer


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