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How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus? [RESOLVED]
« on: July 16, 2012, 07:01:24 PM »
Hi guys, I'm back again, hope you don't mind.

This evening (July 16) I downloaded Ad Aware Antivirus (Free Edition) from Lavasoft, to give it a try.
After installation I was unable to get the activation key. (I still didn't get)
I found myself unable to start a scan.
Suddenly after restarting my pc several times I started a scan. (nothing found)
Oh well, I decided to uninstall, but for some reason I'm unable to uninstall. (via config screen from microsoft)
I too have Avast Free installed on pc, great program!
How to get rid of Ad Aware Antivirus from Lavasoft?

Help, tips, advice is welcome, thanks in advance!

Kind regards, Hermie
« Last Edit: July 18, 2012, 05:18:11 PM by Hermie »

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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus?
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2012, 07:20:01 PM »
I dont know of any Ad Aware removal tool so the only thing i could advise is to try removing it in safemode, you should never install two AV's on the same system so hopefully you haven't messed up avast, i would also perform a repair of avast after getting rid of Ad Aware.
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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus?
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2012, 07:22:54 PM »
Thanks, I will try safe mode to remove Lavasoft.

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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus?
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2012, 07:37:09 PM »
Thanks, I will try safe mode to remove Lavasoft.
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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus?
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2012, 08:06:25 PM »
Hi again. Just restarted pc in safe mode, unfortunately I was unable to remove Lavasoft Ad Aware Antivirus Free Version.
After a new reatart of pc I suddenly was able to remove the program via microsoft config.
I was a Lavasoft fan for many years, I'm no longer Lavasoft fan any more.
Do you?

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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus?
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2012, 05:16:52 PM »
Thanks Bob, I know how to uninstall a program, but this time with Lavasoft aboard I was unable doing.
Oh well, in the end I succeeded, maybe having 2 antivirus programs is too much.
I know simply rely on Avast!


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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus? [RESOLVED]
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2012, 05:18:48 PM »
I wanna say THANK YOU for your help! Thanks!

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Re: How to remove Ad Aware Antivirus? [RESOLVED]
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2012, 11:30:48 AM »
You're welcome. I'm glad the problem is solved.  :)
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