Windows 7 Security OkThe problems you must face using an Antivirus are not always obvious. By not properly uninstalling an antivirus programs, you can experience system instabilities.

It is not unusual that you find problems when installing a new antivirus program due to traces of the older one.

The first choice you should use is the uninstaller that comes with the software. But if something happens on the process the following list can solve your problems:


Panda has created an uninstall program for every product, so select the proper one:

Panda Antivirus, Firewall 2007 Uninstall Utility

Panda Antivirus, Firewall 2008 Uninstall Utility

Panda Antivirus, Firewall 2009 Uninstall Utility

Panda Antivirus, Firewall 2010 Uninstall Utility


Removal Tool for Kaspersky Lab Products

This removal tool can uninstall all versions of Kaspersky Antivirus and Internet Security but under 64 bit operating systems versions 6 and 7 of the products.


For reasons that I don’t understand, Norton Antivirus leaves a lot of  traces even if you uninstall it using the default uninstaller.

Norton Removal Tool


F-secure has created an extensive page about how to removal its antivirus:

Advanced F-Secure product removal

There is an uninstaller tool but F-secure only recommends it as a last resort.


Bitdefender Uninstall Tool


Avg Remover


Avast Uninstall Utility


How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee consumer products using the McAfee Consumer Products Removal tool

Which program did we miss? Now you’ve removed your bloated AV software, check out the free Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE).

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5 thoughts on “8 Antivirus Uninstall Utilities—Completely Remove AV Installations”

  1. Fabio Fask says:

    hello Angel Luism, I wanted to tell you that this article contains 45 official tools to remove antivirus software.

  2. Angel Luis says:

    Thanks Fabio

  3. Thom edmundson says:

    Have anything to remove Agnitum Outpost software?

  4. L. Martin says:

    The link to the “AVG Remover” on this page is incorrect. The correct link is

    You then have to scroll down the page until you see “click here for AVG Remover.” There are other “removal tools” available from the AVG website (including others on that web page), but the one that works is the “AVG Remover.” The correct file name is AVG_Remover.exe

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