How do I uninstall my Avira product?

In order to remove a product from your system please proceed as follows.

Windows XP

  • Click on: Start → Settings → Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs
  • Search the Avira product and click on Remove
  • Confirm the following product uninstall notification with Yes
  • Confirm the activation of the Windows Firewall with Yes
  • The Avira Setup will take some minutes to uninstall the product
  • Confirm the notification to restart your system with Yes
  • After the reboot of your PC the Avira product is completely removed

Windows 7

  • Click on: Start → Control Panel → Programs → Programs and Features
  • Search the Avira product, click with the right mouse button on it and select Uninstall
  • Confirm the following product uninstall notification with Yes
  • Confirm the activation of the Windows Firewall with Yes
  • The Avira Setup will take some minutes to uninstall the product
  • Confirm the notification to restart your system with Yes
  • After the reboot of your PC the Avira product is completely removed

Windows 8

  • A click with the right mouse button in the lower left corner of your “Start” screen (Windows-button + x) will bring up the new Window Quick Access Menu. Once the Quick Access Menu is displayed click on Programs and Features
  • Search the Avira product, click with the right mouse button on it and select Uninstall
  • Confirm the following product uninstall notification with Yes
  • Confirm the activation of the Windows Firewall with Yes
  • The Avira Setup will take some minutes to uninstall the product
  • Confirm the notification to restart your system with Yes
  • After the reboot of your PC the Avira product is completely removed

Mac

If you are using our Mac product and you like to uninstall it, please read the instructions in our article: "How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus for Mac"


In case the standard uninstall fails (e.g. because of some error messages like Errorcode: 7 or Feature Control File missing), perform alternatively a manual uninstallation.

Affected products

  • Avira Professional Security [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Family Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Ultimate Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Created : Friday, April 13, 2007
  • Last updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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