To uninstall AVG, navigate to the Start screen in Windows 8, view the Apps screen, find AVG in the list, right-click on it, tap or click uninstall, select AVG in the new window and click the Change/Remove or Uninstall button. If you encounter problems, run the AVG Remover tool.

  1. Go the Start screen

    Swipe in from the right side of the screen, or point your mouse the upper-right corner and move it downwards. Select the Start icon.

  2. View the Apps screen

    From the Start screen, tap or click the down arrow to enter the Apps screen.

  3. Uninstall AVG

    Find AVG in the list of apps, right-click on it and select Uninstall. In the new window, find AVG in the list, and select it. Click or tap Change/Remove or Uninstall. Follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation process. Check to see if there are other AVG apps in the list, then select and uninstall each of them individually. When you are finished, restart the computer.

  4. Try the AVG Remover tool

    If you are having trouble removing AVG from your computer, download the AVG Remover tool from AVG's website. Install and run the program. After your computer restarts automatically, the AVG Remover tool can finish uninstalling the other programs. Return to the Apps screen and check for any other AVG apps. Repeat the standard uninstallation process for these programs.