AVG Protection AVG Protection

A guide to uninstall AVG Protection from your PC

AVG Protection is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by AVG Technologies. More information on AVG Technologies can be seen here. Usually the AVG Protection program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Antivirus directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing AVG Protection is C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Setup\avgsetupx.exe /mode=offline /uninstall=bav. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. AVGUI.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 9.04 MB (9483984 bytes) on disk.

AVG Protection is comprised of the following executables which take 49.22 MB (51611288 bytes) on disk:

  • afwServ.exe (273.22 KB)
  • ashCmd.exe (111.93 KB)
  • ashQuick.exe (134.78 KB)
  • ashUpd.exe (373.18 KB)
  • asulaunch.exe (30.12 KB)
  • aswChLic.exe (247.75 KB)
  • aswRunDll.exe (1.39 MB)
  • avBugReport.exe (3.01 MB)
  • AvDump32.exe (625.26 KB)
  • AvEmUpdate.exe (2.27 MB)
  • AVGSvc.exe (257.54 KB)
  • AVGUI.exe (9.04 MB)
  • AvLaunch.exe (248.80 KB)
  • DataSafeMonitor.exe (621.70 KB)
  • RegSvr.exe (1.36 MB)
  • sched.exe (221.95 KB)
  • VisthAux.exe (260.98 KB)
  • wsc_proxy.exe (108.38 KB)
  • openvpn.exe (647.04 KB)
  • tapinstall.exe (86.73 KB)
  • aswOfferTool.exe (2.21 MB)
  • AvDump64.exe (769.42 KB)
  • instup.exe (1.25 MB)
  • InstallCrt.exe (700.87 KB)
  • avgBoot.exe (390.03 KB)
  • aswidsagenta.exe (6.86 MB)
  • Gf2Vss.exe (193.60 KB)
  • RegSvr.exe (1.75 MB)
  • SetupInf.exe (1.72 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version 17.2.3008 of AVG Protection. You can find below info on other releases of AVG Protection:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall AVG Protection:
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall AVG Protection:
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\aswClnTg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\aswClnTg.txt
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\aswInfTg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\aswInfTg.txt
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\Base.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\Boot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\1046\uiLangRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\Aavm4h.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AavmRpch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\afwCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\afwCoreClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\afwCoreServ.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\afwGeoIP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\afwRpc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\afwServ.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AhAFD0.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AhResIdp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ahResSecDns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AhRF3F.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AhRF60.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AhRFF0.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashBase.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashCmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashFA0.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashQuick.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashServ.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashTask.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashTaskEx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\ashUpd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\asOF70.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\asulaunch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\asw1001.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswAMSI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswAux.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswcertx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswCF7.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswChLic.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswcmlx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswCmnBS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswCmnIS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswCmnOS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswcommx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswD08.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswDA7.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswData.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswdetallocatorx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswDld.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswEngLdr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswfilevaultx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswhookx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswidpmx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswidpsdkx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswidsagent.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswIP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswlogx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswLSRun.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswnetclix.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswntsqlitex.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswPatchMgt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswProperty.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswpsicx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswRec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswRemoteCache.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswremovalx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswRvrt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswsecapix.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswSecDns.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswSqLt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswStrm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswsysx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswUtil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswVmm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswW8ntf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\aswwinamapix.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\avBugReport.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AvDump32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AvEmUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AVGSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AVGUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AvgUiPlugin\avgbavuiplgx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AvgUiPlugin\lng_bav.cont
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AvgUiPlugin\ui_bav.cont
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\AvLaunch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\browser_pass.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\BrowserCleanup.ini
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\burger_client.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\cef.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\cef_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\cef_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\cef_extensions.pak
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\Certificates\digicert_ca_77.der
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\CommChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\CommonRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\custody.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\DataSafeMonitor.exe
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\defs\17022701\algo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\defs\17022701\ArPot.dll
  • C:\Program Files\AVG\Antivirus\defs\17022701\asw666.tmp

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG Antivirus

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\AVG\Setup\avgsetupx.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\AVG\Setup\avgsetupx.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AVG Antivirus\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AVG Firewall\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\avgbIDSAgent\ImagePath

A way to remove AVG Protection with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AVG Protection is an application marketed by AVG Technologies. Some users decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this manually requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate AVG Protection or simply activate the Search feature and type in "AVG Protection". The AVG Protection app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click AVG Protection in the list of programs, some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about AVG Protection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall AVG Protection.
Uninstall AVG Protection

8. After removing AVG Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong AVG Protection that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing AVG Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


This page is not a piece of advice to remove 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 PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove AVG Protection supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-02-27 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-02-27 05:07:25.173