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

In case the standard uninstall fails, perform alternatively a manual uninstallation.

Affected products

  • Avira Professional Security [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Suite [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: Friday, January 17, 2014
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