How to Uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version?

“Had installed Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version earlier and uninstalled afterwards, but still cannot install other antivirus program which just prompts you to remove Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version; The attached uninstall progress doesn’t work and also cannot find the Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version on Control Panel…”---By numerous PC users.

Have you ever met such similar difficulties while you are uninstalling Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version? Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version is a well known antivirus program that has got a high reputation among many computer users, millions of broadband customer use its services to protect their computers from outside attackers. But due to some reasons, many people need to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version from their computers, and the difficulty to totally uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version has made some people think that it is an impossible mission.

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Why is it hard to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version

Like other antivirus programs such as Norton AntiVirus 2009 Definitions Update (Windo... ,Norton AntiVirus 2009 Definitions Update ,GeSWall Freeware ,TrustPort Antivirus ,WinRepair ,TrustPort USB Antivirus ,Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version can’t be uninstalled easily and completely by the Windows Add/Remove Programs. You will definetly find that it would wast your much time to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version manually. If you decide to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version by asking the technicians in PC store, it is really not a good idea for you to spend the money for it. It is worthless! Let me tell you why it is so hard to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version. Two main reasons: 1. The original designer of Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version makes it so difficult to be uninstalled in order to ask their customer keep using the software on the PC. You know, almost every application publisher will has his own business purpose. 2. Most of the PC users are not good at computer skill. They can handle the simple problems but not including the registry issue. To uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version completely, you need to clean the leftover, related registry keys and registry entries of it, that is the most difficul part of uninstalling Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version. If you delete the wrong folder in system disk or important registry list, you would make your PC system crash.

Why do you want to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version?

  • Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version makes your computer perform very slowly.
  • Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version has been expired on your PC.
  • Some of its essential files or processes are deleted by accident
  • It is not compatible with your computer system or some other programs
  • It occupies too much system space of your PC.
  • You want to use other antivirus programs then have to uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version at first.

Step by step to manually uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version

Uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version by its attached uninstall program


  1. Go to the install folder of Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version.
  2. Find out the uninstall process and activate it.
  3. Follow the prompt to finish the removing process.

Theoretically, the Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version removal could be achieved after finishing the last removing step, but the fact is just not the case, you still can find some stubborn files on it and not allow you to manually delete, which actually means the unsuccessful uninstallation.

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Uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version by Windows Add/Remove Programs

1. Open Task Manager, stop Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version from running.

2. Click on the Start Menu button and then click on the Control Panel.

3. Click the Windows Add/Remove program.

4. A list of programs installed will be populated, this may take a bit of time.

5. In this list please find Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version and select it by left-clicking once on it.

6. Then click on the Uninstall button to start the uninstall process for Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version. A wizard should then open, which will guide you through the rest of the uninstall.

Note: When finishing the above four steps, you still need to do an additional job so that the complete removal can be achieve, that is to manually clean out those stubborn leftovers which include its install files and registry entries. But not all the users has the ability to fulfill the final manual removal process, because it is a high risky job do any modification in the Registry Editor which is a crucial part for the computer system, any removal error for those registry entries will probably cause the blue screen error or permanent system crash.

Tips: To uninstall Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version compeltely, you still need to delete the related registry entries carfully.


We provide you with the guides but it is not recommended.

Go to registry editor to get rid of Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version registry keys and values:
(HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version)
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version)
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\eg ui)

Click on the START menu again and get in the Control Panel and then Folder Options then View and choose Show Hidden Files and Folders, delete the following folders:

(C:\Program Files\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version )
(C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version)
(C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version)


Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version Registry Details
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{F4F5B989-1ACC-438A-BFC9-DA15FCC49CB4} HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\picasa HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version \shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\shell\open HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\shell\open\command HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version.autoplay HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version.autoplay\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version.autoplay\shell\import HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version.autoplay\shell\import\command HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Versionimportpicturesonarrival HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\url protocol HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version.autoplay\defaulticon HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\google\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version \runtime\apppath HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\main\default_search_url HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\main\search bar HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\main\search page HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\search\default_search_url HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\search\searchassistant HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\searchurl\provider HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\search assistant\defaultsearchurl HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\eventhandlersdefaultselection\showpicturesonarrival HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\version vector\ Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast VersionHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows nt\CurrentVersion\prefetcher\lasttracefailure HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows nt\CurrentVersion\prefetcher\tracesprocessed HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows nt\CurrentVersion\prefetcher\tracessuccessful HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Versionimportpicturesonarrival\action HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Versionimportpicturesonarrival\defaulticon HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Versionimportpicturesonarrival\invokeprogid HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Versionimportpicturesonarrival\invokeverb HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Versionimportpicturesonarrival\provider HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\DisplayName HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\DisplayVersion HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\HelpLink HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\InstallLocation HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\Publisher HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\UninstallString HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\URLInfoAbout HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\VersionMajor HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Protea AntiVirus Tools, Avast Version\VersionMinor

Uninstall errors you may encounter

Sometimes, you may encounter some error messages during the uninstalling procession. It means some of the files of this application are missing or you don't have the permission to uninstall it manually.




In this case, you should use some third party uninstall tools to force uninstall programs you don't need any more. You can avoid such uninstall error message and finish the removal powerfully.

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