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Removal of AVG Free 8.5 and Avast antivirus

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by robinsensei, Jan 11, 2010.

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  1. robinsensei

    robinsensei Thread Starter

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    I use a screenreader to access my computer and had some problems with viruses yearerday. I restored my system and it is working properly, however, I have two antivirus programs that I'd like to uninstall and then update the AVG. both of these are free. I am not able to perform the install due to the following error messages:
    AVG gives me this both from the control panel and from the userinterface itself:Installation failed to following error:
    Error: @AvgErrorCode_0x0253 %FILE% = "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8"
    @AvgErrorCode_0x0020.
    I've also tried to reinstall the setup file for Avast and I get this: both when uninstalling from the control panel and downloading from the web: a setiface error has ocurred: 536875929.
    How do I uninstall both of these programs so that I can successfully update my antivirus software to AVG? I use Windows XP home edition.
     
  2. Mumbodog

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    Have you looked in Control panel

    XP Add/remove programs

    Vista W7 Programs and features

    remove them there?
     
  3. robinsensei

    robinsensei Thread Starter

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    Yes, I did and still got the same error.
     
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