Removal tools (uninstallers) for common antivirus software

Note: The links below are for removing other security solutions prior to installing Bitdefender on your system. If you experience issues using any of the tools below, please contact the vendor of that software for assistance. 
 
  1. In order to uninstall, you will need to access the link associated with the antivirus software currently installed on your computer and follow the instructions on the website.
     
  2. Once the uninstall is complete, you will need to restart your computer. Afterwards you will need to follow the steps of the Bitdefender installation.

 

Avast

http://files.avast.com/files/eng/aswclear.exe

AVG

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

Avira

http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-free-knowledgebase-detail/kbid/88

BullGuard

http://www.bullguard.com/support/product-guides/bullguard-internet-security-guides-12/getting-started/uninstalling-bullguard.aspx

Comodo Internet Security

https://support.comodo.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=298

CounterSpy

http://support.sunbeltsoftware.com/Business/2VIPRE_Enterprise/3.1/Console/Uninstall%2f%2fReinstall

Cyber Defender Early Detection Center

http://cyberdefender.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/207

Dr. Web

https://support.drweb.com/support_wizard/?lng=en  (Only registered Dr. Web users can access support content)

eScan

http://www.microworldsystems.com/download/tools/esremove.exe

ESET

http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN2788

FRISK F-PROT Antivirus for Windows

http://www.f-prot.com/support/windows/fpwin_faq/25.html

F-Secure

ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/tools/uitool/UninstallationTool.exe

G Data

http://qsmirror.gdatasecurity.de/qs/WEB/TOOL/AVCleaner_int.exe

Kaspersky

http://support.kaspersky.com/common/service.aspx?el=1464

K7 Total Security

http://www.k7computing.com/en/tools/K7RT.exe

LavaSoft

http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=28

Malwarebytes

http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/mbam_clean

McAfee

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

Microsoft Security Essentials

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2435760

Norman Virus Control/Norman Security Suite

http://www.norman.com/home_and_small_office/help_support/removing_norman_security_suite

Norton (Symantec)

ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/removal_tools/Norton_Removal_Tool.exe

Norton Security Scan

ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/removal_tools/NSSRT.exe

Norton Studio

https://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/home/current/solutions/v74591462_nst_retail_1_en_us

Panda

http://www.pandasecurity.com/resources/sop/UNINSTALLER_08.exe

Panda Cloud Internet Protection

http://www.pandasecurity.com/resources/sop/Cloud_AV_Uninstaller.exe

Pareto Logic

http://egain.paretologic.com/system/templates/selfservice/paretologic/#portal/1002/article/3155/How-do-I-uninstall

Rapport

http://www.trusteer.com/support/uninstalling-rapport-using-safeuninstall-utility

SpyBot Search & Distroy

http://www.safer-networking.org/faq/how-to-uninstall/

Sophos

http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/11019.html

Trend Micro

http://esupport.trendmicro.com/1/How-do-I-remove-old-or-new-versions-of-Trend-Micro-products-in-my-comp.aspx

Trend Micro Titanium

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

Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Agent

http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1057237.aspx

Vipre (Sunbelt Software)

http://kb.gfi.com/articles/Skynet_Article/Error-1612-Installation-source-for-this-product-is-not-available-when-attempting-to-uninstall-VIPRE

Webroot

http://download.webroot.com/CleanWDF.exe

Windows Live OneCare

http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/c/b/4cb845e7-1076-437b-852a-7842a8ab13c8/OneCareCleanUp.exe

Zone Alarm

http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/free/support/download/clean.exe

 

Note: Bitdefender does not take responsibility for any damages or loss of data caused by or during the uninstallation of any antivirus software.


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