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Which antivirus and firewall programs need a removal tool?


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#1 Lloyd T

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 09:26 PM

Some antiviruses, like Norton, leave so much garbage behind when they uninstall that they need a removal tool in order to remove all traces of it. My question is which antiviruses and firewalls need a removal tool in order to remove all traces of it?

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 10:33 AM

There's also McAfee.
Please post back if we found the solution

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 04:11 PM

If you want to avoid conflicts, if you want a quiet, fast computer, the answer is ALL in my opinion.
Either use the vendor's removal tools and/or follow the vendor's uninstallation instructions.
Often, right off the Program files is an uninstaller.
If not, search through the vendor's site should have information about uninstalling procedure.




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