Symantec Antivirus – Uninstall Password

Sometimes when trying to uninstall a foobar’d installation of the Symantec antivirus client, the uninstall password isn’t accepted, despite entering the correct one… The default is usually ‘symantec’.

A little work around is to disable the uninstall password by altering a registry key:
HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ INTEL \ LANDesk \ VirusProtect6 \ CurrentVersion \ AdministratorOnly \ Security
Then set ‘UseVPUninstallPassword’ to 0.

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