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Uninstall Tool for Common Antivirus Programs

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Below links are provided on as-is basis from various security solution providers to remove respective antivirus programs from your Windows PC.

It’s advised that first you use normal Windows Uninstall (Control Panel – Programs – Remove/Uninstall). If that doesn’t work, then you may refer to vendors’ website to further removal instructions or to download removal tool.

Existing antivirus to be uninstalled in case you are going to install other antivirus or reinstall the same security solution but unable to remove the current installation. Once uninstall is complete, you should restart your computer.

Still if you experience issues using tools below, you should contact your IT Technician or antivirus vendor for further assistance. We strongly recommend that you should take data & PC backup before running any of these tools.

If you don’t see antivirus, you need to remove, you may try “Uninstall Any Antivirus” link from below list. If that also doesn’t work, follow the steps below:

  1. Start your PC in Safe Mode.
  2. Press the Windows Key + R on your keyboard, type appwiz.cpl & click OK.
  3. Select the program you want to remove & click Uninstall/Remove.

Antivirus Name Uninstall Link
Avast http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility
Avast http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avastclear.exe
AVG http://www.avg.com/us-en/utilities
AVG http://download.avg.com/filedir/util/AVG_Remover.exe
Avira http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-free-knowledgebase-detail/kbid/88
Avira https://www.avira.com/en/support-for-home-knowledgebase-detail/kbid/902
BitDefender http://www.bitdefender.com/support/How-to-uninstall-Bitdefender-2015-1323.html
BullGuard http://www.bullguard.com/support/product-guides/bullguard-internet-security-guides-12/getting-started/uninstalling-bullguard.aspx
BullGuard http://www.bullguard.com/support/product-guides/bullguard-desktop-protection-guides/getting-started/uninstalling-bullguard.aspx
CA Antivirus see Total Defense Anti-Virus
Comodo Internet Security https://support.comodo.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=298
Comodo Internet Security http://forums.comodo.com/install-setup-configuration-help-cis/most-effective-way-to-reinstall-cis-to-avoidfix-problems-t58620.0.html
CounterSpy http://www.google.com/#q=counterspy+uninstall
Cyber Defender Early Detection Center http://www.ustechsupport.com/faq.html#q4
Dr. Web https://support.drweb.com/support_wizard/?lng=en
Dr. Web http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/dr-web-anti-virus-remover/
eScan http://www.microworldsystems.com/download/tools/esremove.exe
eScan http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/escan-removal-tool/
ESET /kb2788/
ESET http://support.eset.com/kb3527/?locale=en_US
Forefront Client Security https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/2834133/the-removal-of-the-endpoint-protection-client-is-unsuccessful-for-fore
Forefront Endpoint Protection https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg477040.aspx
Forefront Server Security https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929081/how-to-install-or-uninstall-fse-or-fpe-on-an-exchange-ccr-cluster
FRISK F-PROT Antivirus for Windows http://www.f-prot.com/support/windows/fpwin_faq/25.html
F-Secure ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/tools/uitool/UninstallationTool.zip
F-Secure https://community.f-secure.com/t5/F-Secure-SAFE/F-Secure-Uninstallation-Tool/td-p/31265
G Data http://qsmirror.gdatasecurity.de/qs/WEB/TOOL/AVCleaner_int.exe
K7 Total Security http://www.k7computing.com/en/tools/K7RT.exe
Kaspersky http://support.kaspersky.com/common/service.aspx?el=1464
LavaSoft http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=28
LavaSoft http://www.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/support/supportcenter/technicalproblems/faqs/how-to-uninstall-0
Malwarebytes http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam-clean.exe
Malwarebytes http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/mbam_clean
McAfee http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe
McAfee http://us.mcafee.com/apps/supporttools/mcpr/mcpr.asp
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-desktop-optimization-pack/dart-v10/how-to-change-repair-or-remove-dart-10
Microsoft Security Essentials http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2435760
Norman Virus Control/Norman Security Suite http://www.norman.com/home_and_small_office/help_support/removing_norman_security_suite
Norton (Symantec) ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/removal_tools/Norton_Removal_Tool.exe
Norton Security Scan Uninstall Norton Security Scan
Norton Studio https://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/home/current/solutions/v74591462_nst_retail_1_en_us
Norton(Symantec) ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/removal_tools/Norton_Removal_Tool.exe
Panda http://www.pandasecurity.com/resources/sop/UNINSTALLER_08.exe
Panda http://www.pandasecurity.com/support/card?id=82011
Panda Cloud Internet Protection http://www.pandasecurity.com/resources/sop/Cloud_AV_Uninstaller.exe
Pareto Logic http://www.paretologic.com/resources/help/xoftspyse/195.htm
Quick Heal http://www.quickheal.com/prod-rem
Rapport http://www.trusteer.com/support/uninstalling-rapport-using-safeuninstall-utility
Sophos http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/11019.html
Sophos https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/12360.aspx
Spybot Search & Destroy http://www.safer-networking.org/faq/how-to-uninstall-2/
SpyBot Search & Distroy http://www.safer-networking.org/faq/how-to-uninstall/
System Center Configuration Manager https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb694276.aspx
System Center Endpoint Protection https://opbuildstorageprod.blob.core.windows.net/output-pdf-files/en-us/Win.sccm/live/protect.pdf
Total Defense Anti-Virus (formerly CA Anti-Virus) https://support.totaldefense.com/hc/en-us/articles/228578648-How-To-Uninstall-Total-Defense-On-Windows-
Trend Micro http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1056551.aspx
Trend Micro http://esupport.trendmicro.com/1/How-do-I-remove-old-or-new-versions-of-Trend-Micro-products-in-my-comp.aspx
Trend Micro Titanium http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1059018.aspx
Trend Micro Titanium http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1056455.aspx
Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Agent https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1056867-manually-uninstalling-the-security-agent-sa-in-worry-free-business-security-wfbs#
Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Agent http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1057237.aspx
Uninstall Any Antivirus: 32-Bit (ESET Tool – ESET AV Remover tool) http://download.eset.com/special/avremover/avremover_nt32_enu.exe
Uninstall Any Antivirus: 64-Bit (ESET Tool – ESET AV Remover tool) http://download.eset.com/special/avremover/avremover_nt64_enu.exe
Vipre (Sunbelt Software) http://kb.threattracksecurity.com/articles/SkyNet_Article/How-to-Uninstall-VIPRE-Antivirus-and-VIPRE-Internet-Security
Vipre (Sunbelt Software) https://support.threattracksecurity.com/support/solutions/articles/1000071005-how-to-uninstall-vipre-internet-security-and-vipre-antivirus-
Webroot http://www.webroot.com/prodCheck/?pc=64150&origrc=1&oc=221&mjv=7&mnv=0&rel=6&bld=38&lang=en&loc=AUS&kc=ppc%60lkik^^afhgpewgfa&opi=2&omj=6&omn=1&osl=en&errid
Webroot http://download.webroot.com/CleanWDF.exe
Windows Defender /kb2390/
Windows Intune https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Uninstall-the-Intune-b42111d1
Windows Live OneCare http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/c/b/4cb845e7-1076-437b-852a-7842a8ab13c8/OneCareCleanUp.exe
Windows Security Essentials http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2435760
Zone Alarm http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/zonealarm-uninstall-tool/

 

*We don’t take responsibility for any damage, loss of data, crash of OS, Loss of time, important information, OS or application corruption caused by uninstallation of any software mentioned in this article.

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