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A guide to uninstall AVG Protection from your PC

AVG Protection is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by AVG Technologies. Go over here for more information on AVG Technologies. AVG Protection is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Setup directory, subject to the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for AVG Protection is C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Setup\avgsetupx.exe. avgsetupx.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 3.49 MB (3661072 bytes) on disk.

AVG Protection installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 4.16 MB (4359200 bytes) on disk.

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


The information on this page is only about version 16.161.8047 of AVG Protection. You can find below info on other application versions of AVG Protection:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

The files below were left behind on your disk by AVG Protection's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Elex-tech\YAC\iDesk\icons\AVG Protection_1028094488.ico
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Elex-tech\YAC\iDesk\icons\AVG Protection_1028094488_16_16.png

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\$AVG\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\AVG\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\admincli\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\Antispam\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\avi\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\Cfg\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\DB\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\IDS\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\AVG\AV\lsdb\
  • 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\AVG2012\
  • 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 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AVG Protection is a program marketed by AVG Technologies. Sometimes, computer users decide to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way to erase AVG Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate AVG Protection or simply activate the Search field and type in "AVG Protection". The AVG Protection application will be found very quickly. When you select AVG Protection in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding AVG Protection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall AVG Protection.
Uninstall AVG Protection


8. After uninstalling AVG Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of AVG Protection which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing AVG Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

This page 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. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall AVG Protection in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-04-23 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-04-23 16:32:42.597