How to Completely Uninstall AVG Antivirus With AVG Remover

By Sidharth | Ideas

avg_logo AVG Antivirus is one among the best free antivirus programs available that cleans your system from those corrupted viruses. However, the free edition of AVG antivirus asks you to upgrade to PRO version and sometimes this is annoying.

Also, there are several reasons for which a user would like to remove the pre-installed AVG antivirus. If you have free AVG that you want to remove completely from your computer system then download ‘AVG remover’ tool as the manual method of uninstalling antivirus from Control panel –> Add/remove programs doesn’t completely uninstall them.

While you can delete the AVG folder from the program files but this method is the safest way for completely uninstalling AVG antivirus without leaving it’s trace on the registry.

Download AVG Remover

This is the uninstall tool from AVG used for removing AVG programs. The AVG remover tool was updated recently and you can download this from AVG official website.


Select the appropriate bit version (32bit of 64bit) and once you’ve downloaded AVG remover (a tiny program) you have to run it from your windows platform. The following message will appear


Select ‘Yes’ and it may require you to re-boot your system for removing AVG links from registry. Note that AVG remover will completely uninstall AVG antivirus by deleting the AVG program files, registry links and AVG database from your computer.

You can also try out CCleaner or Revo uninstaller freeware programs (if you have downloaded them already) to remove AVG from your computer. Hope this helps..

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Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!

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Rajesh Kanuri November 10, 2009

nice and informative post…

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