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How to uninstall Symantec® Antivirus

May 29, 2013

how to uninstall Symantec® Antivirus.

Symantec® Antivirus Description:

SymantecAntivirus protects user's computer against viruses and other kinds of malware.

Why remove Symantec® Antivirus?

You may have a reason to remove Symantec® Antivirus from your computer. Perhaps you are dissatisfied with its features, or don’t want it to consume your computer storage and memory space which often slows down the operating system and interrupts computer performance, or some other reason.

Symantec® Antivirus Details:

Name:

Symantec® Antivirus

Developer: Symantec
Files: %programfiles%\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~2\VPTray.exe
  %COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
 

%COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe

  %programfiles%\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
  %PROGRAMFILES%\SAV\VPTray.exe
  %PROGRAMFILES%\Symantec AntiVirus\VPTray.exe
  %COMMONFILES%\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCAPP.EXE
  %PROGRAMFILES%\NavNT\vptray.exe
 

%sysdir%\drivers\srtspx.sys

  %sysdir%\drivers\srtsp.sys
  %COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\VirusDefs\*\*.sys
  %COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\EENGINE\eeCtrl.sys
  %COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\EENGINE\EraserUtilDrv10910.sys
  %COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\VirusDefs\*\NAVENG32.DLL
  %COMMONFILES%\Symantec Shared\VirusDefs\*\NAVEX32A.DLL
Version:

1.0.0.105

Operating system: Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8/Windows XP® SP 2

The easiest way to uninstall the Symantec® Antivirus:

The steps below show you how to  remove the Symantec® Antivirus and keep your computer clean and optimized:

How to uninstall Symantec® Antivirus manually from Windows XP®, Windows Vista® and Windows® 7:

  1. Go to “Start > Control Panel > Add or remove programs”.
  2. Select the “Symantec® Antivirus” application in the list and click on the “Remove” button.
  3. Go through all the dialog of the uninstaller and remove the Symantec® Antivirus with all components.
  4. Once the process has finished, click on the “OK” button.

Manual uninstalling Symantec® Antivirus in Windows® 8 Metro:

  1. Right-click on the Symantec® Antivirus tile you want to remove.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, a new bar will appear.
  3. Click the “Uninstall” icon.
  4. The classic “Program and Features” section of the Control Panel is opened.
  5. Simply right-click on the Symantec® Antivirus and select “Uninstall”.

Manual uninstalling Symantec® Antivirus in the Windows® 8 Control Panel:

  1. From the Start screen, place your mouse cursor to the bottom-right corner of the screen to display the side bar.
  2. Click the “Search” icon.
  3. In the search box, type “Control Panel” and click the “Apps” tile (option).
  4. A list of results will be displayed, including “Control Panel”. Click it.
  5. The classic “Program and Features” section of the Control Panel is opened.
  6. Simply right-click on the Symantec® Antivirus and select “Uninstall”.
  7. Go through all the dialog of the uninstaller and remove the Symantec® Antivirus with all its components.

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