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Comprehensive List of Uninstallers or Removal Tools for Antivirus Software

The standard method of uninstalling an antivirus is from Add or Remove Programs but sometimes the uninstallation process would hang and you won’t be able to remove the antivirus from your system. When this happen, you can try using the removal tool provided by the antivirus company to remove the installed antivirus.
1. avast!
Special note: Boot Windows to Safe Mode and run the uninstall utility.
[ Download avast! Uninstall Utility ]

2. AVG
[ Download AVG Remover 32-bit | 64-bit ]

3. Avira
Special Note: Avira doesn’t have a removal tool but they do provide a registry cleaner to remove traces of Avira so that you can reinstall and then uninstall. This tool is in German, you’ll have to click on the button called “Keys auslesen” to search the registry for any issues. Then place checkmarks next to the registry entries you wish to delete and click the “Löschen” button to delete the keys.
[ Download Avira RegCleaner ]

4. BitDefender
[ Download BitDefender Uninstall Tool 32-bit | 64-bit ]

5. Computer Associates
Special Notes: Computer Associates uninstaller requires internet connection to verify and download the full version of uninstaller.
[ Download CA SupportBridge for 2008 | 2009 products ]

6. ESET
Special Note: This is an unofficial dutch language ESET removal tool.
[ Download NOD32Removal ]

7. F-Secure
Special Note: The uninstaller will automatically reboot the computer without warning.
[ Download F-Secure Removal Tool ]

8. Kaspersky
[ Download Kaspersky Anti-Virus Remover ]

9. McAfee
[ Download McAfee Consumer Product Removal Tool ]

10. Windows Live OneCare
[ Download Windows Live OneCare Cleanup Tool ]

11. Norton / Symantec
[ Download Norton Removal Tool ]

12. G DATA
[ Download G DATA AV-Cleaner ]

13. Panda Security
[ Download Panda Security Uninstaller ]

14. Trend Micro
Special Notes: After download, extract and run TISTOOL.exe file. Click the Uninstall tab, and then click the Uninstall button. Select the Trend Micro program that you’d like to uninstall from the drop down box and click Uninstall.
[ Download Trend Micro Diagnostic Toolkit 32-bit | 64-bit ]

15. AppRemover
Special Note: AppRemover is an unofficial tool to uninstall security applications such as antivirus and antispyware from your computer. Other than able to support removal some of the antivirus above, it can also uninstall Spy Sweeper, Trend Micro PC-Cillin, SpyCatcher, Sophos, SpyBot, Spyware Doctor, Norman, Spyware BeGone, Ad-aware, Bazooka Scanner, SpywareBlaster, eEye Blink, ClamWin, CheckPoint, BullGuard, RISING and AhnLab V3 VirusBlock.
[ Download AppRemover ]

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cannot delete avira antivirus,when i erase in my folder.


You have to delete your antivirus from Add or Remove Programs Section (Start->Control Panel->Add or Remove Programs-> Search for Avira and click on the right button (Remove). Just erasing your folder will not completely delete your Antivirus.

I hope I helped you

May 20, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64BIT...

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why I cannot remove AVG in my laptop? The last time I tried to uninstalled and the process looked not to work so I turned off my laptop. When i tried to remove AVG, it does not work at all. So, I cannot remove the anti-virus.


If you are facing problem in removing or uninstalling Avg Antivirus from your computer then no need to worry, In this case, the user just need to dial Avg help desk number UK +44-800-756-3354 and make sure that quality form of the technical solution is provided round the clock. http://www.antivirus-helpnumber.com/avg-antivirus.php

Jan 11, 2011 | AVG Download 1-Year AVG Internet Security...

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how can i get authentium anti virus off my computer


  1. Step 1
  2. Navigate to the Programs and Features list (known in some versions of Windows as the Add/Remove Programs list) by going to the "Start" menu, then to the "Control Panel." This is the general location on your computer from which programs can be uninstalled.
  3. Step 2 Scroll through the list until you find the item for Authentium Antivirus2_bing.gif. Highlight the item by clicking on it with your mouse or scrolling through the list with your arrow keys until you reach it.
  4. Step 3 Click on the "Uninstall" button to remove Authentium Antivirus from your system. This will trigger the automated uninstall process, which should conclude of its own accord within a minute.
  5. Step 4 Reboot your computer to complete the uninstall process. This should remove Authentium Antivirus from your PC2_bing.gif for good.

Feb 27, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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how to uninstall the norton product


please go ahead and download www.symantec.com/nrt ,tool and run this tools and after running this tool please restart the computer and it will remove the norton products completely out of your computer
thanks....

Nov 18, 2009 | Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2002 8.0 for PC

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anti vires uninstall


in the task manager go to process tab and right click on the process ie.antivirus program and click END PROCESS TREE...then try uninstallng the antivirus program...
by the way which antivirus program are u using???
the better one is mcafee
try to install this one.....

Feb 12, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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