How to manually uninstall antivirus software

Please note that the typical uninstallation process of using the Windows program removal process using the Add/Remove programs may not completely remove all of the software components. It is recommended that you use your antivirus software's uninstall program

  • Step 1 - Select your software from the list below and click the uninstall link provided. If your software is not on this list a simple Internet search will find links for additional software
  • Step 2 - Restart your computer
  • Step 3 - When your ZoneAlarm product detects that the other Antivirus has been removed your real time protection will be reactivated

Avast - http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility

AVG - http://www.avg.com/us-en/utilities

Avira - http://www.avira.com/en/support-download-avira-antivir-removal-tool

McAfee - http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2483120

Norton - https://www-secure.symantec.com/norton-support/jsp/help-solutions.jsp?lg=english&ct=united+states&docid=20080710133834EN&product=home&version=1&pvid=f-home

Trend Micro - http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1056455.aspx