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How to uninstall AVG Protection from your PC

AVG Protection is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by AVG Technologies. Take a look here for more information on AVG Technologies. AVG Protection is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Setup folder, regulated by the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling AVG Protection is C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Setup\avgsetupx.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 3.49 MB (3661072 bytes) on disk and is titled avgsetupx.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside AVG Protection. They occupy about 4.16 MB (4359200 bytes) on disk.

  • avgntdumpx.exe (681.77 KB)
  • avgsetupx.exe (3.49 MB)


The current web page applies to AVG Protection version 16.111.7797 alone. You can find here a few links to other AVG Protection releases:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove AVG Protection.

Generally the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Avg\AWL\Protection
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\$AVG\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Av\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG PC TuneUp\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Framework\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Zen\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AWL\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\Avg\Diag\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\log\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\AVG Zen\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\AVG\


How to erase AVG Protection from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AVG Protection is a program by AVG Technologies. Sometimes, people want to remove it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE practice to remove AVG Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate AVG Protection or simply activate the Search field and type in "AVG Protection". If it exists on your system the AVG Protection application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click AVG Protection in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding AVG Protection, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall AVG Protection.
Uninstall AVG Protection


8. After removing AVG Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong AVG Protection which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling AVG Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall AVG Protection by AVG Technologies from your PC, nor are we saying that AVG Protection by AVG Technologies is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall AVG Protection in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-10-31 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-10-31 11:29:54.460