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Speccy misreporting current antivirus software

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In the Operating System section, Speccy is reporing a previously-installed antivirus software package that was fully uninstalled using Revo Uninstaller, instead of the currently-installed antivirus software package. Why? How to correct?

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fully uninstalled using Revo Uninstaller

Obviously it was only partially uninstalled.

 

N.B.

If an Antivirus can be uninstalled by Revo it could also be disabled by malware.

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Dr Ben what operating system are you running?

 

Which anti-virus is saying it is still installed?

 

Did you run the anti-virus own uninstaller?

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did speccy ever fix the earlier "wrong anti-virus" issue I can't remember. This may be still a symptom of that.

 

 

also speccy version?

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Why? How to correct?

 

Start/Run/Regedit & press enter key.

 

HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software

 

Both locations may contain references to the uninstalled anti-virus.

Look for the name of the program under both software caches.

 

Current User = you

Local Machine = all users

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