Getting permission to remove software

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by R.H. Breener, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. R.H. Breener

    R.H. Breener Guest

    Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of Avast
    antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in Uninstall a
    Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has no option to
    Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try to
    manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove it
    manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted corrupt
    software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......
     
    R.H. Breener, Nov 3, 2013
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  2. On Sat, 2 Nov 2013 19:01:46 -0500, R.H. Breener wrote:

    > Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of Avast
    > antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in Uninstall a
    > Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has no option to
    > Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    > MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try to
    > manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove it
    > manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted corrupt
    > software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......


    I know that Norton and McAfee provide uninstallers on their respective
    web sites. I would suggest looking to see if Avast does the same.

    If it's like the Symantec (Norton) site, it won't be easy to find, but
    if you manage to dig it up it should be worth the effort.

    --
    Gene E. Bloch (Stumbling Bloch)
     
    Gene E. Bloch, Nov 3, 2013
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  3. R.H. Breener

    R.H. Breener Guest

    "Gene E. Bloch" <> wrote in message
    news:r18aazvw6i02$...
    > On Sat, 2 Nov 2013 19:01:46 -0500, R.H. Breener wrote:
    >
    >> Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of Avast
    >> antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in Uninstall a
    >> Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has no option to
    >> Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    >> MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try
    >> to
    >> manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove it
    >> manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted corrupt
    >> software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......

    >
    > I know that Norton and McAfee provide uninstallers on their respective
    > web sites. I would suggest looking to see if Avast does the same.
    >
    > If it's like the Symantec (Norton) site, it won't be easy to find, but
    > if you manage to dig it up it should be worth the effort.
    >
    > --
    > Gene E. Bloch (Stumbling Bloch)


    Thanks - that worked.
     
    R.H. Breener, Nov 3, 2013
    #3
  4. From: "R.H. Breener" <>

    > Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of Avast
    > antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in Uninstall a
    > Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has no option to
    > Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    > MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try to
    > manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove it
    > manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted corrupt
    > software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......


    http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility

    http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avastclear.exe

    --
    Dave
    Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
    http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp
     
    David H. Lipman, Nov 3, 2013
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  5. On Sat, 2 Nov 2013 19:23:06 -0500, R.H. Breener wrote:

    > "Gene E. Bloch" <> wrote in message
    > news:r18aazvw6i02$...
    >> On Sat, 2 Nov 2013 19:01:46 -0500, R.H. Breener wrote:
    >>
    >>> Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of Avast
    >>> antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in Uninstall a
    >>> Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has no option to
    >>> Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    >>> MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try
    >>> to
    >>> manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove it
    >>> manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted corrupt
    >>> software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......

    >>
    >> I know that Norton and McAfee provide uninstallers on their respective
    >> web sites. I would suggest looking to see if Avast does the same.
    >>
    >> If it's like the Symantec (Norton) site, it won't be easy to find, but
    >> if you manage to dig it up it should be worth the effort.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Gene E. Bloch (Stumbling Bloch)

    >
    > Thanks - that worked.


    You're welcome.

    I see that David H. Lipman was kind enough to post an actual link, but
    it's dated after your report :)

    --
    Gene E. Bloch (Stumbling Bloch)
     
    Gene E. Bloch, Nov 4, 2013
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  6. R.H. Breener

    R.H. Breener Guest

    "David H. Lipman" <DLipman~nospam~@Verizon.Net> wrote in message
    news:...
    > From: "R.H. Breener" <>
    >
    >> Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of Avast
    >> antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in Uninstall a
    >> Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has no option to
    >> Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    >> MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try
    >> to manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove it
    >> manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted corrupt
    >> software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......

    >
    > http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility
    >
    > http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avastclear.exe


    Thanks David.

    >
    > --
    > Dave
    > Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
    > http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp



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    R.H. Breener, Dec 7, 2013
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  7. From: "R.H. Breener" <>

    >
    > "David H. Lipman" <DLipman~nospam~@Verizon.Net> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> From: "R.H. Breener" <>
    >>
    >>> Anyone know how I can get Permission to remove a corrupt version of
    >>> Avast antivirus software from a Vista laptop, 32-bit? It shows in
    >>> Uninstall a Program but I get an error and it wont uninstall. Avast has
    >>> no option to Uninstall and the downloaded MS software called
    >>> MSfixit.ProgramInstalluninstall.RNP cannot remove it either. When I try
    >>> to manually remove it I get the Need Permission crap and cannot remove
    >>> it manually. How/where do I get this Permission to remove unwanted
    >>> corrupt software that even MS software can't uninstall? TIA.......

    >>
    >> http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility
    >>
    >> http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avastclear.exe

    >
    > Thanks David.
    >


    YW



    --
    Dave
    Multi-AV Scanning Tool - http://multi-av.thespykiller.co.uk
    http://www.pctipp.ch/downloads/dl/35905.asp
     
    David H. Lipman, Dec 7, 2013
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