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    • Renee
    • By Renee 20th Mar 17, 11:05 AM
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    AVG and AVG PC TuneUp
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:05 AM
    AVG and AVG PC TuneUp 20th Mar 17 at 11:05 AM
    I have both AVG and AVG Pc TuneUp.

    I want to use Windows Defender instead of AVG but to keep using TuneUp.

    When I try and uninstall AVG it tells me I have to uninstall TuneUp first.

    Will I be able to uninstall TuneUp, uninstall AVG and then reinstall TuneUp

    Advice would be appreciated.
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    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 20th Mar 17, 11:33 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:33 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:33 AM
    Why do you want to keep TuneUp?

    If you have Windows 10 then it does a decent job itself of keeping things optimised ... TuneUp in this case is really just snake oil.
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    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 20th Mar 17, 11:39 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:39 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:39 AM
    I concur ^^^
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    • Renee
    • By Renee 20th Mar 17, 11:44 AM
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    • #4
    • 20th Mar 17, 11:44 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:44 AM
    TuneUp seems to be able to do several things, ie find duplicate files and shows problems that can be fixed.
    • Renee
    • By Renee 20th Mar 17, 11:47 AM
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    • #5
    • 20th Mar 17, 11:47 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:47 AM
    If the general thought is that I don't need it then I will uninstall.
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 20th Mar 17, 11:48 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:48 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 11:48 AM
    If you really want to keep it (as it sounds like you do have a use for it)
    then you should be able to install it again once you have uninstalled AVG
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    • johndough
    • By johndough 20th Mar 17, 1:46 PM
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    • #7
    • 20th Mar 17, 1:46 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 1:46 PM
    Hi

    Try CCleaner which can remove applications, find duplicates and generally clean up. https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

    In fact it will probably remove AVG & TuneUp
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