How to Remove PC Tools® AntiVirus From My System
How to remove PC Tools® AntiVirus From My System
Problem Summary –
If you want to remove PC Tools AntiVirus software from your system, then follow the easy 6-step resolution to do the same.
PC Tools is an antivirus and spyware removal software that is easy-to-use and navigate. But sometimes it causes the system to lag and the scans take long to run. To rectify this, you will have to uninstall the software from your system and install the latest version of the antivirus.
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Restart your computer in ‘Safe Mode,’ click the ‘Start’ button and choose ‘Run.’
Type and click ‘Go’ to open the ‘PC Tools AntiVirus Engine.’ Right-click it and choose ‘Stop.’
Click ‘Start,’ click ‘Run’ and type in the ‘Open Box and then click ‘Go.’
Expand ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER’ by clicking on the ‘+’ sign besides it. Similarly, expand ‘Software’ folder and then expand the “PCTools” folder.
Right-click ‘PCTAV,’ select ‘Delete’ and then close the registry entry.
Double-click ‘My Computer,’ click ‘Local Disk (C:)’ and then open ‘Program Files’ and delete ‘PC Tools AntiVirus’ folder.
You have successfully removed PC Tools AntiVirus software from your system. You will need to be careful while editing and deleting the registry entries because if you enter the wrong registry key, you may cause serious damage to your computer.
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