Application AVG SafeGuard toolbar

A guide to uninstall AVG SafeGuard toolbar from your system

You can find below details on how to remove AVG SafeGuard toolbar for Windows. It was coded for Windows by AVG Technologies. Additional info about AVG Technologies can be found here. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG SafeGuard toolbar folder. Take into account that this path can vary depending on the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for AVG SafeGuard toolbar is C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\UNINSTALL.exe /PROMPT /UNINSTALL. lip.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 921.52 KB (943640 bytes) on disk.

AVG SafeGuard toolbar is composed of the following executables which take 5.75 MB (6025312 bytes) on disk:

  • lip.exe (921.52 KB)
  • PostInstall.exe (634.02 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (1.87 MB)
  • vprot.exe (2.36 MB)

The current page applies to AVG SafeGuard toolbar version only. You can find below a few links to other AVG SafeGuard toolbar versions: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\AVG SafeGuard toolbar
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\AVG SafeGuard toolbar
  • C:\Program Files\AVG SafeGuard toolbar

The files below are left behind on your disk by AVG SafeGuard toolbar when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\cache\075884af680ff6dc.fb
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\cache\075884af680ff6dc__exp__1424811493
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\cache\09a43cb42ece19ef.fb
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\cache\09a43cb42ece19ef__exp__1424811492

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG SafeGuard toolbar

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\UninstallString

A way to delete AVG SafeGuard toolbar from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AVG SafeGuard toolbar is a program marketed by AVG Technologies. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK solution to uninstall AVG SafeGuard toolbar is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

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

5. All the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find AVG SafeGuard toolbar or simply click the Search field and type in "AVG SafeGuard toolbar". If it exists on your system the AVG SafeGuard toolbar app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select AVG SafeGuard toolbar in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding AVG SafeGuard toolbar, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall AVG SafeGuard toolbar.
Uninstall AVG SafeGuard toolbar

8. After removing AVG SafeGuard toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong AVG SafeGuard toolbar which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing AVG SafeGuard toolbar 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 ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove AVG SafeGuard toolbar by AVG Technologies from your PC, we are not saying that AVG SafeGuard toolbar by AVG Technologies is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove AVG SafeGuard toolbar in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-12-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-18 19:23:16.310