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Windows 7: Cannot remove Trend Micro

06 May 2012   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
Cannot remove Trend Micro

Probably not the right place but I know there are the best folks in here so...........

Have a Toshiba A200 laptop running Vista SP2 32bit with a Core duo 2.0Ghz 2Gb RAM (DDR2 667Mhz) and an 80GB HDD.

Now the friend wanted me to get the email put right but on stating this machine I found it incredibly slow ie waiting for a Google page for a minute! I have replaced the RAM to 2GB (originally1GB) and removed a lot of Apple software her kids had on it and am working through Shawn's speed up tut. Plus downloaded SP1 and so many Windows updates it isn't funny any more.

Now the machine is running at a reasonable / acceptable rate.

However try as I may I cannot get rid of the Trend Micro I have got it out of Programs and Features, done a Revo and even in desperation tried deleting the regedit for it but that will not respond. I know it is still there because it pops up a renewal notice on every boot

I have Comodo free and MBAM set up for her a she tells me she hasn't renewed the Tend for two years and has just been running "blind" but I feel that getting rid of that wretched Trend will make a lot of difference to the boot.

So can anyone please help me as I don't now quite what to do


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06 May 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

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06 May 2012   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Ok zig zag I'll try it again - I forgot to mention had already tried the tool but will give it another go now the machine is a bit faster
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06 May 2012   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Thanks zig zag it seems to have worked this time ?maybe cos I got the SP1 installed - finally.

Thanks again mate
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06 May 2012   #5
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Anytime.
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06 May 2012   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Anytime.
Just done heap of updates and the wretched thing is back am going to try yet agai when the SP2 has installed - just can't believe this one
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