Fix- avg secure browser won’t uninstall problem

Are you unable to uninstall the AVG secure browser from your computer? AVG secure browser comes free with the AVG antivirus. But sometimes when you don’t need it on your device and try to uninstall it from your computer, it won’t! If you are experiencing this kind of problem on your computer, follow this easy fix, and then the problem will be solved in no time at all.

Fix- Run CMD commands-

Run a command prompt script on your computer to delete empty AVG folders.

STEP 1 Uninstall AVG browser from Control Panel

Now, you can easily uninstall the AVG browser from your computer.

1. To access the Run window, you have to press ‘Windows key‘ and the ‘R‘.

2. Then, type “appwiz.cpl” in that Run terminal and then click on “OK“.




3. When the list of installed software appears in front of you, look for the “AVG software“.

4. Then, right-click on the “AVG software” and then click on “Uninstall“.


Uninstall Avg


Now, the uninstallation process will kick in instantaneously.

5. When the AVG Secure Browser Setup window pops up, click on “Uninstall“.




Once the uninstallation process is complete, close the AVG Secure Browser Setup window.

6 -Now, press Windows and I key together to open settings.

7 – Click Apps.

8  – Locate Avg secure browser and choose uninstall.

Note: – If it gives error, that close all browser first, then open task manager and end all programs associatwed with Avg and then try again.

If it does not work, Try STEP 2 Delete empty directories in AVG browser folder

1. Write “cmd” in the Search box.

2. After that, right-click on “Command Prompt” in the elevated search result and then click on “Run as administrator“.


Cmd Search New


3. To get to the avg browser folder, copy-paste these commands one-by-one in the Command Prompt window and then hit Enter after each of them.

cd %appdata%
cd ..\local
rmdir /q /s avg\Browser


Cmd Commands


4. Similarly, execute this line to remove empty directories from the AVG browser folder.

rmdir /q /s %programdata%\avg\browser


Delete The Folder


Once you have done so, close the Command Prompt window.

That’s it! This way you can effortlessly uninstall the AVG Secure browser from your computer.

4 thoughts on “Fix- avg secure browser won’t uninstall problem”

  1. As noted by the first comment, AVG Secure Browser disappeared from the list of installed apps when I “uninstalled” it yesterday (spoiler alert, it’s still here!)… in addition the result of following your tutorial on RUN commands was this:

    C:\Users\#\AppData\Local>rmdir /q /s %programdata%\avg\browser
    Access is denied.

    Any further suggestions?

    Thanks !

  2. If AVG antivirus software is as useless as this guide and as invasive as the avg browser Dup then it clearly is not acceptable for use.

  3. When I get to the list of installed software AVG Secure Browser does not show up, but it’s still on my machine.

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