Thursday, March 1, 2012

HOW to uninstall a symantec antivirus without password

Hey readers have you ever tried to install a Trojan or root kit on your friends computer.
but one problem arises due to Symantec antivirus it doesn't uninstall without a password

This article explains How to uninstall Symantec AntiVirus without a password the easy way! Just follow the steps outlined below.

When removing Symantec anti virus you often need to supply a password for the uninstall to run. This can be a very big pain if you’ve forgotten the password or if the original install was done by an administrator that has long since left. As usual there is a work around. Here’s how to remove SAV without supplying a password:
  • Press Windows Key + R (This brings up the run dialog box)
  • Type regedit and press Enter (This will open the Registry editor)
  • Navigate to:
  •  Look for a DWORD value called UseVPUninstallPassword. Once you find it, double click it.
  • Change the value of UseVPUninstallPassword to (zero) and click OK [See pic below]
  • You can now close the Registry Editor window
  • We’re done! You will now be able to uninstall Symantec anti virus without the annoying password request!
How to uninstall Symantec AntiVirus without a password is really that simple!
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