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    Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    I was using an antivirus program for the last 6 months in my Toshiba laptop on Windows OS. I tried adding another antivirus program deleting the older one. But I failed to complete the installation and some messages are popping out like all files related with the older antivirus are not deleted. What is the reason for this issue?



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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    If you are not having any problem with older one, don't uninstall it.
    However, if some files of older antivirus is not removing, just restart your computer and try again. I am sure that file would be deleted.
    If again, problem is not solved, then stop and background program that is using this file. Then, that file may be deleted.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    First go to program and features by clicking the Start button , then Control Panel, there click on Programs, and then on Programs and Features. From there select uninstall a program then uninstall all the programs related to your old antivirus program.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    The main reason for this is that all antivirus softwares are not compatible with each other you should have installed only one antivirus on your system.If you are trying to install another antivirus you should remove the first one completly and restart the system otherwise it will not work because antivirus uses dll files which are also used by other programs.Only after restarting the system it leaves the control over dll,thats why you are getting the messages.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Hello,

    It mat have happened that the old antivirus still has some files in your computer.
    So in order to install a new antivirus you will have to remove the remaining files of the old antivirus.
    If you are unable to find the old antivirus files than you can re install it and than properly uninstall it.

    Regards
    -Abhishek

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    I think if you have got any problem with a older anti-virus program then it not to be necessary for install another anti-virus. Becoz multi anti-virus effects on your laptop speed .
    If you want to deleting files then you should to uninstall older anti-virus then restart your laptop and install your new anti-virus .
    Then you can delete all the unnecessary files and folders.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Dear friend


    A antivirus always detecr a another antivirus as a virus.why you want to install more than one antivirus.one good antivirus is enough to protect your pc.dont install two antivirus,i will suggest you use Kespersky,quick heal,norton or avast for ur pc.



    *******************THANK YOU*******************

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Multiple Antivirus at a time could speed down your Laptop,
    And if you want to add a new Antivirus in your lapi and wants to delete previous one.
    Go to Control panel Program and click on Programs and features,There is an option uninstall ,
    Click on it to uninstall your Antivirus.
    then you will be able to install your new antivirus.
    Good Luck.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    dear friend,

    you must not install two antivirus simultaneously.

    because one antivirus teats another as a virus.

    so you must uninstall the older one before installing the newer one.

    good luck.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    hi,
    generally one antivirus does not support the installation of other antivirus on the same computer,so you must keep only one antivirus.
    instead of deleting the previous antivirus you must go for uninstallation,after complete uninstallation of previous antivirus reboot your system and try installing the new antivirus.
    it will definately work.
    :-)

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    hi,
    its a common problem............you have to check again that you have really uninstalled your previous installation of antivirus........

    so go to control panel......and select add or remove in that select your previous antivirus and you are able to remove that software..............

    and after that uninstalling restart your system and when you will open your system re install your favorite antivirus thats it...................

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Hello friend,

    It is not recommended to use two anti virus programs in a system at a time.
    You must uninstall previous antivirus program to install new one.
    Of-course you may install two but its not preferable for better performance.
    To uninstall previous anti virus successfully use perfect uninstaller software.
    Then install registered anti virus program.
    All the best

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    If you have installed a antivirus program, then you need to uninstall it.
    In order to do so go to computer and at the top click on uninstall or change a program.
    then it will take you to a new page where there will be programs installed on your computer.
    there click on the antivirus program to uninstall it.
    Some antivirus softwares need uninstallers to be downloaded to uninstall.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    hello friend,

    to resolve this problem you have to delete the antivirus software application manually from the drive it was stored.
    sometime when we uninstall a programme , all its files are not deleted, some has to be deleted manuallly.
    you can do so by searching the antivirus in my computer and then delete the folder permanently.
    and now if you install new antivirus, it will get installed smoothly without any problem.


    cheers!

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Multiple Antivirus at a time could speed down your Laptop,

    And if you want to add a new Antivirus in your lapi and wants to delete previous one.


    Go to Control panel Program


    click on Programs and features,


    There is an option to uninstall ,


    Click on it to uninstall your Antivirus.


    then you will be able to install your new antivirus

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    Smile Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Hello friends,
    multi antivirus effect ur laptop and slow down it.....so,keep avoiding multi antivirus.If ur first antivirus doesn't properly uninstall then u can u a third party software like total uninstaller pro,or others.....u can find it on web.just download it and install it.....after that u can uninstall anything fro ur laptop....
    Hope this is helpfull to u......



    BEST OF LUCK.......

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    Smile Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Hello friend..,

    * I saw your post i can give you the simple solution in an simple way regarding to your question i can give you the solution as follows:


    ->Any system or laptop cannot recommend of using the two software of same use it will installs but it cannot perform it's

    performance simply my advice is to use previous software or to uninstall it by using the
    "perfect uninstaller" software to completely

    remove from your system and thereby you can able to install new one as you like.

    @BEST OF LUCK@

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Hello friend,
    Actually their is no need to instal two antivirus software one is enough..
    If you want to install new updated antivirus means first you need to uninstall the previous one then your system will run in secured way from viruses.
    you can install two antivirus software possibility is their.. but using one is benefit.
    now you can install the new upgraded version antivirus software..
    hope your dought is clear.. i think..
    have a great day...

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I was using an antivirus program for the last 6 months in my Toshiba laptop on Windows OS. I tried adding another antivirus program deleting the older one. But I failed to complete the installation and some messages are popping out like all files related with the older antivirus are not deleted. What is the reason for this issue?
    HI,Dear if you install two antivirus on your laptop then it will slowdown your laptop speed even it may crash your window so dear if you want to install a new antivirus then you have to uninstall older one. For uninstalling older antivirus .GO TO CONTROL PANEL. Here you get a option Program and feature.FROM HERE YOU CAN UNINSTALL YOUR ANTIVIRUS.AFTER UNINSTALLING YOU CAN INSTALL HE NEW ANTIVIRUS.THANKS,

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    you should not install more than one antivirus program because it will make your system slower and some time hangs......better delete the older version and update with latest program .....
    if you're unable to delete or uninstall the previous version just go to safe mode by restarting the system > press F8 while booting process it will list you different option to boot in ....
    like SAFE MODE , SAFE MODE WITH COMMAND PROMPT ,SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING and START WINDOWS NORMALLY ....
    then press safe mode and uninstall it ..that it

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    hi,
    looking at the proximity of your problem, i can suggest you that don`t try to remove programs by deleting, insted try to uninstall from the control panel. in your case a number of files were deleted from the old antivirus program but a few hidden or protected ones were not. try to uninstall from control panel, possibly you will fail again as now uninstall program will not find the complete set of reference form the program to be uninstalled. anyway if you succed fine, otherwise you have to take assistance of a third party software that can remove even the last traces of files which may or may not have complete reference of files.
    Enjoy.

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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    The main reason for this is that all antivirus softwares are not compatible with each other you should have installed only one antivirus on your system.If you are trying to install another antivirus you should remove the first one completly and restart the system otherwise it will not work because antivirus uses dll files which are also used by other programs.Only after restarting the system it leaves the control over dll,thats why you are getting the messages.

    so try dse out guyss


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    Re: Multiple antivirus software programs with Toshiba windows laptop

    Hi,
    to get ride of this problem use the Tune up utility
    It helps you to uninstall the unwanted software from your system...
    And after uninstalling it restart your Pc...
    you will not get that problem any more...

    Hope you have got your answer...

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