How to Delete or Uninstall an Antivirus Program

There are thousands of different Antiviruses are available in the market. The function of an antivirus is to protect a computer from different types of malware like viruses, malwares , trojans etc. But an antivirus takes a very large amount of space in your PC. In some Cases, it can slow down your Computer Performance. If you want to uninstall your current antivirus, Follow the given steps:-

Uninstall through Start Menu

Firstly endeavor utilizing the built-in uninstall feature of the program by finding the folder for the antivirus program in your Windows Start menu. To do this, click Start, All Programs, and probe for the antivirus program in the list of programs.

uninstall from start menu

When you find the Current Installed antivirus in your list, find the uninstall option, which should be in the same folder. If Uninstall option available then click on it and continues your uninstallation process.

Uninstall through Programs and Features

To uninstall an antivirus Program in Windows 7, 8 and 10 from the Programs and Features. Follow the Below Steps :-

programs and features
  • Open the Control Panel and Click on the Category option and select Large icons or Small icons.
  • Now find the Programs and Feature option.
  • In the list of the antivirus programs, select the antivirus program which you want to uninstall.
  • Now click on the Uninstall option to delete the installed antivirus as shown in the below image.

If you are unable to uninstall the antivirus through Programs and Features due to an error skip the uninstallation and try again in safe mode.

Uninstall Program from Safe Mode

In many Cases, the Uninstallation process may not proceed because the antivirus program is so heavy which currently load in PC and running in Windows. If the program cannot be disabled then uninstall it from the Windows Safe Mode. In the Windows Safe Mode the antivirus software are not active so you can uninstall it from the Safe Mode.

uninstall from safe mode

How to Open Safe Mode

If you didn’t able to uninstall antivirus with these methods, then your antivirus program are corrupted or due to missing antivirus files. In these conditions you have to download proper uninstaller for the Antivirus to remove all files associated with antivirus.

Below are the uninstall links for major of antivirus scanner company:.

ANTIVIRUS Uninstall Link
AvastAvast Uninstall
AVGAVG Uninstall
AviraAvira Uninstall
Bull GuardBull Guard Uninstall
Bit Defender 2015Bit Defender Uninstall
KasperskyKaspersky Uninstall
K7 Total SecurityK7 Uninstall
McAfeeMcAfee Uninstall
Norton AntivirusNorton Uninstaller
Panda Panda Uninstaller
WebrootWebroot Uninstaller
Lava SoftLava Soft Uninstall
F-Secure F-Secure Uninstall
Dr. WebDr. Web Uninstall

There are the all possible solution to uninstall an antivirus program in Windows Operating System. If you find this article interesting then leave a comment for us.

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