Unable to uninstall a trial programme

  BooST 17:33 24 Aug 2010
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Hi,

I have a couple of trial anti virus programmes that I installed to try out but once the trial ended I couldnt uninstall them from my pc.

The programmes are:

Antimalware Doctor which is listed on the add and remove in control panel but just starts it up again every time i press uninstall

And Security master AV which isnt listed in the add or remove listings in control panel.

Any idea's with getting shot of these programmes would be appriciated.


Paul

  awest3 17:46 24 Aug 2010

try using Revo uninstaller...usually works and gets rid of files which are left behind...
click here
go down the page to get the free version..

  woodchip 18:05 24 Aug 2010

They first need removing from Regedit then Windows Explorer in Safe Mode

  cocteau48 18:36 24 Aug 2010
  birdface 19:42 24 Aug 2010

I must admit your choice of security programs are on the poor side.
I can see why you are having problems having them removed.
If none of the others work update and run the free version of malwarebytes.
click here

  onthelimit 19:53 24 Aug 2010

Looks like a virus itself! click here

  BooST 21:40 24 Aug 2010

Thanks guys,

Excellent info and revo sorted it out for me

thanks again

paul

  birdface 23:49 24 Aug 2010

Glad you got that sorted.
If looking for an anti-virus why not use MSE from Microsoft it is free.
If you need help with other security programs that you may need just ask.
If you do not have Malwarebytes already downloaded maybe update it and give it a run just to see if there are any nasties on your computer.

MSE if you need it.

click here

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