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Removal tools (uninstall tools) 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/iavs9x/avastclear.exe

AVG

http://download.avg.com/filedir/util/AVG_Remover.exe

Avira

https://www.avira.com/en/support-for-home-knowledgebase-detail/kbid/902

BullGuard

http://www.bullguard.com/support/product-guides/bullguard-desktop-protection-guides/getting-started/uninstalling-bullguard.aspx

Comodo Internet Security

http://forums.comodo.com/install-setup-configuration-help-cis/most-effective-way-to-reinstall-cis-to-avoidfix-problems-t58620.0.html

Dr. Web

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/dr-web-anti-virus-remover/

eScan

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/escan-removal-tool/

ESET

http://support.eset.com/kb3527/?locale=en_US

FRISK F-PROT Antivirus for Windows

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

F-Secure

https://community.f-secure.com/t5/F-Secure-SAFE/F-Secure-Uninstallation-Tool/td-p/31265

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.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/support/supportcenter/technicalproblems/faqs/how-to-uninstall-0

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 Studio

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

Panda

http://www.pandasecurity.com/support/card?id=82011

Panda Cloud Internet Protection

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

Pareto Logic

http://www.paretologic.com/resources/help/xoftspyse/195.htm

Rapport

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

SpyBot Search & Distroy

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

Sophos

https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/12360.aspx

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)

https://support.threattracksecurity.com/support/solutions/articles/1000071005-how-to-uninstall-vipre-internet-security-and-vipre-antivirus-

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://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/zonealarm-uninstall-tool/

 

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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