Uninstall GFI VIPRE – How to Uninstall GIF VIPRE Antivirus 2012

Uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 with Removal Guides

GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012

You are not the only one who has trouble with uninstalling GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012. Many a people have no idea that how to uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 completely from their computer. No matter how many times they removed this problem, they still would receive warning message from the PC security software. Why is it so tough to uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 completely? Because the method you had used was wrong. There is always a kind of misunderstanding that the Windows Add/Remove Programs is able to remove the programs totally. Actually, the Windows default uninstaller is unable to uninstall applications completely especially the antivirus programs. If you want to remove antivirus program like GFI VIPRE you have to delete every associated file and folder of it. Moreover, you also need to clean up the related registry entries. You should know that too many registry entries stay on your computer would absolutely bring you more and more PC problems. Most of the computer errors and problems are caused by the Windows registry problem. Therefore, if you would like to avoid potential computer problems, please remember to delete the invalid and corrupted registry entries after uninstalling every time. It also will help enhance your computer performance. To uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012, it is highly suggested you read this post seriously and follow the tips in it to remove the program from your computer.

Although GFI VIPRE Antivirus is quite often used PC security software, sometimes you still want to remove it for any reasons. For instance, when you try to install and run other antivirus software to replace it then you have to uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus in such situation. Normally, there are two ways to uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus and I’m sure that you must know the one of them and you had already used the methods to remove it. But why did you still can find GFI VIPRE Antivirus or received the GFI VIPRE Antivirus uninstall error message? The answer is that you had not accomplished the removal tasks in fact. What you had removed was only the main executable file. I will introduce the two removal methods from the very beginning.

How to Uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 with Windows Add/Remove Programs?

This is the most popular method that even every Windows user has used to remove the programs. Of course, Windows Add/Remove Programs is very convenience for you but as I mentioned before that it is not able to completely uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012. If you want to uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus with the Windows default uninstaller, do not forget to delete the invalid registry entries of it later.

1. Before you uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012, please make sure it has been terminate from the system. To close GFI VIPRE Antivirus, you can use the task manager by pressing “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” and highlight the program then click “End” option.

2. Please click “Start” — “Control Panel”. You will see the list of currently installed programs on your computer. Find out the GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 and then click “uninstall” to remove the program.

3. Please select “Remove” option and click “Next” to continue.

4. On the VIPRE Antivirus – Remove All Items wizard, informing you “Indicate whether you wish to remove all items during uninstall. Date files such as customized settings, reports and logs for VIPRE Antivirus have been created in locations such as C:\(The path for your UserName)\AppDate\Roaming\ and in the registry. Do you want uninstall to remove these items or leave them on the machine?”, you can then tick the option “Yes, remove all items.”to free up some more drive space and more; click Next button then.

5. Follow the uninstall wizards and you would receive message requiring you to restart your system. Please click “YES” to reboot your computer.

How to Clean Up the Registry Entries Manually?

1. Please click “Start”—”Run” —Type in “regedit”.

2. Locate the following section in Registry Editor, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A575685D-B473-43C8-8644-196A2642A832}, open up the UninstallString in it; see the details in Edit String – Value data: portion, “MsiExec.exe /X{A575685D-B473-43C8-8644-196A2642A832}“?

3. Delete all of the registry folders of GIF VIPRE Antivirus 2012.

GFIVIPREInstaller.txt, 1.01 MB (1,064,800 bytes)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GFI Software\VIPRE
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GFI Software\VIPRE\VIPRE Setup
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Compatibility Assistant\Persisted, C:\Users\(UserName)\Desktop\vipre-antivirus-en-us-trial.exe – 1

Note: Before you delete any registry keys, it is strongly recommended you back up your whole Windows registry entries in order to avoid any problems happen on your computer. If you miss delete any other folder of the registry keys, you can one click to restore the backup to return your PC to the previous state.

How to Uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 Automatically?

You must feel it complicate to completely uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 by deleting the registry entries. I think you also will be confused from the second when you open the registry editor. Is there any method to uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 automatically? Yes, nowadays it becomes more and more popular to use third party uninstaller to remove the Windows programs. Special Uninstaller is such kind of uninstall tool that helps you uninstall any unwanted programs automatically. Just with a few of clicks, you can easily remove the applications. Now, let’s go to see how it works:

Step 1: Download Special Uninstaller from here (Only seconds for downloading). Install Special Uninstaller and run it.

Step 2: Special Uninstaller will display all of the installed programs on your computer. Please highlight GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 and click the “Run Uninstaller” button.
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Step 3: Special Uninstaller now runs its own uninstall program and pop up a message to start to uninstall it. Click Yes.
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Step 4: Wait for the standard uninstall process to be completed. Click Scan Leftovers.
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Special Uninstaller is an award-winning and powerful uninstaller which has gained well reputations for years. It can not only uninstall GFI VIPRE Antivirus 2012 but also can remove any Windows programs. Furthermore, it will not miss delete any files, data, and applications on your computer. So you don’t need to worry about problems like that. The programmers also update Special Uninstaller regularly to make it more useful and powerful. If you have any programs you cannot remove on your computer, please submit the software to the customer support team and they will send you the best methods to help resolve your problems.

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Merlene Kaminer is an experienced programmer and seasoned tech writer for SpecialUninstaller.com. Merlene Kaminer has been working for many multinational IT companies for nearly 8 years with extensive knowledge on computer management and troubleshooting.

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