Author Topic: I can't uninstall Avast.  (Read 21044 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline audreymh

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
I can't uninstall Avast.
« on: April 09, 2012, 09:48:44 PM »
This is my first message.  I'm sorry if I sound anything but technical, but I have spent hours and hours trying to uninstall Avast(free) so I can install software that my internet provider is offering.  Even had the tech from IP try and he said Avast will have to do it.  How do I find someone who even cares?!

Offline Pondus

  • Avast Überevangelist
  • Maybe Bot
  • *****
  • Posts: 25961
Re: I can't uninstall Avast.
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2012, 09:57:45 PM »
Read the instructions before You start
http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility


By software i guess You mean another antivirus?
Chief Wiggum: Uh, no, you got the wrong number. This is 9-1…2.


Offline DavidR

  • Avast Überevangelist
  • Certainly Bot
  • *****
  • Posts: 71125
  • No support PMs thanks
Re: I can't uninstall Avast.
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2012, 10:02:42 PM »
Did you use the regular Windows add remove programs uninstall ?

What have you tried in uninstalling and what errors if any were displayed ?
Core2Duo E8300/ 4GB Ram/ WinXP ProSP3/ avast! free 2015 10.2.2214 R2/ Outpost Firewall Pro9.1/ Firefox 36.0, NoScript, RequestPolicy/ MailWasher Pro/ DropMyRights/ MalwareBytes AntiMalware Premium 2.0.4/ WinPatrol+/ Drive Image 7.1/ SnagIt 10.0/ avast! mobile security

Offline bob3160

  • Avast Überevangelist
  • Maybe Bot
  • *****
  • Posts: 26634
  • 55 Years of Happiness
    • bob3160 Protecting Yourself, Your Computer and, Your Identity
Re: I can't uninstall Avast.
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2012, 11:28:00 PM »
Quote
Even had the tech from IP try and he said Avast will have to do it.

That doesn't speak well for the competency of the IP's technician.  :(
« Last Edit: April 09, 2012, 11:47:31 PM by bob3160 »
Free avast! Security Seminar: http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/bob3160-1425909-protecting-yourself/    -  Important: http://www.organdonor.gov/
My Blog: http://bob3160.blogspot.com/ - Win 8.1 Pro 64bit, 4 Gig Ram, avast!2015.10.0.2208 Free, MBAM, WinPatrol -- How to Successfully Install Avast http://goo.gl/VLXde

Offline Lisandro

  • Avast team
  • Certainly Bot
  • *
  • Posts: 65682
Re: I can't uninstall Avast.
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2012, 11:38:19 PM »
That doesn't speak well for the competency of the Tech.  :(
Bob ;D
Use tech instead of the real Tech ;D
The best things in life are free.