There are over fifty anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-malware, and other security related software available to secure your PC and data. Most of us use at least one antivirus or Internet security suite to protect against viruses, trojans, malware, and other threats.
While it’s possible to uninstall an antivirus or other security software using Programs and Features in Control Panel, security software vendors offer free applications that help you completely uninstall antivirus or Internet security suite.
If you regularly install and uninstall security software with the help of official removal tools, then you may want to try out AppRemover. AppRemover is a free software that help you thoroughly uninstall popular security software in a few mouse clicks.
In addition, one can also use AppRemover to clean up an incomplete or failed uninstall. The best thing is that it is capable of removing password protected antivirus software as well.
The current version of AppRemover supports almost all software from popular security solution vendors, including Avira, Avast, AVG, Bitdefender, BullGuard, ClamWin, ESET, F-Secure, GDATA, IObit, K7 Computing, Kaspersky, Kingsoft, Lavasoft, McAfee, Microsoft, MicroWorld, Norman, Panda, PC Tools, Quick Heal, Symantec, TrendMicro, TrustPort,and Webroot. Visit this official page to view the full list of security software supported by AppRemover software.
How to use:
Step 1: Visit the developer’s page and download AppRemover. It’s portable software, which means that it doesn’t require an installation.
Step 2: Run the application, and click Next button.
Step 3: In the following screen, select Remove Security Application option and click Next button. If you want to use AppRemover to clean up an incomplete uninstall, select Clean Up a Failed Uninstall option and click Next.
Wait for a while until the AppRemover scans your PC for installed security software. Once the scanning is done, click Next button to see the list of installed security applications on your PC.
Step 4: Select the application that you wish to uninstall, click Next button twice to begin uninstalling the selected security software.
Please note that AppRemover doesn’t help you remove/uninstall Windows Defender as it’s the integral part of Windows operating system. AppRemover is free and fully compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, both x86 and x64 systems.