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Re: Could not uninstall Avira without registry changes

 
 
Roy
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      30th Aug 2010
On Aug 30, 12:00*am, Wolf K <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> Just an anecdote, may be useful to some:
>
> I wanted to eliminate Avira, something went wrong in the Uninstall (I
> have no idea what), and Avira a) was still present in the \Programs
> folder; and b) continued to do its thing even though it no longer showed
> up as an installed program. I of course could not delete it, as its
> files were all locked. I finally went into Safe Mode, and used regedit
> to delete all references to Avira. Then I was able to delete the \Avira
> folder.
>
> However, removing Avira on my wife's laptop worked without a hitch.
>
> Curious.
>
> wolf k.


Well if I had some problems removing stubborn files I could use the
unlocker
http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/4105/
and it often works(including the removal of antimalware remnants...

Roy
 
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