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A guide to uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus for Windows. It is developed by Lavasoft. More data about Lavasoft can be read here. More details about Ad-Aware Antivirus can be seen at . Ad-Aware Antivirus is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. The application's main executable file occupies 1.96 MB (2050928 bytes) on disk and is titled AdAwareLauncher.exe.

The executable files below are part of Ad-Aware Antivirus. They occupy about 30.61 MB (32094904 bytes) on disk.

  • AdAware.exe (17.96 MB)
  • AdAwareLauncher.exe (1.96 MB)
  • AdAwareSafeBrowsing.exe (3.50 MB)
  • AdAwareService.exe (1.18 MB)
  • GFI.Tools.Run64.exe (184.38 KB)
  • SBAMSvc.exe (3.51 MB)
  • SBAMTray.exe (656.35 KB)
  • SBAMWsc.exe (655.84 KB)
  • SBRC.exe (196.88 KB)
  • SBSetupDrivers.exe (171.36 KB)
  • CartSdk64.exe (318.85 KB)
  • sbrc.exe (196.84 KB)
  • sbbd.exe (46.84 KB)
  • sbbd.exe (43.84 KB)
  • sbbd.exe (43.38 KB)
  • sbbd.exe (46.38 KB)
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This info is about Ad-Aware Antivirus version 10.5.3.4405 alone. For other Ad-Aware Antivirus versions please click below:

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If you are manually uninstalling Ad-Aware Antivirus we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus

The files below remain on your disk by Ad-Aware Antivirus when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAware.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAwareLauncher.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAwareService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAwareShellExtension.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAwareShellExtension64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAwareStatistics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\BlockedAdPage.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\BlockedWebPage.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\amd64\gfibto.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\amd64\sbbd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\CartSdk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\CartSdk64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\definitions\CartDefinitions.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\i386\gfibto.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\i386\sbbd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\cart\sbrc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\acertdefs0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\adsrules.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\AdviceTx.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\api0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\apincl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\apprules.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\bhmem.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\bhsl.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\bmem.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\CatDesc.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\CatID.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\cblk.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\ckmem.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\cmem.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\cname.wtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\comp0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\Cookies.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\CoreVer.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\ctid.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\defs0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\DefVer.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\dex_hash.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\dexmem.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\dnrl.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\dnrlmem.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\elf_hash.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\EPSigs.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\FastSigs.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\FileDT.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\FolderDT.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\fsigs.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiark.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiark32.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiark64.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiarkup.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiutl32.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\gfiutl64.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\hcol.wtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\heur0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\HistoryCleaner.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\hstn.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\idsrules.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\ih.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\ihmem.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\IncompatiblePrograms.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\incompats.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\ip.vtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\JSSigs.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\kbu.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\kbu.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\lgpl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\lib7zip.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libBase64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libCHM.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libEmail.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libMachoUniv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libMsCab.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libMsi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libNSIS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libOleA.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libRar.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libRTF.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libtd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libVvs.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\libZip.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\macroptn.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\MFastSigs.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\mime0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\networkrules.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\pack0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\patchw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\qscnf.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\qscnr.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\RegDT.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\rem0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\remediation.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\RootCA.wtd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\RTmem.vdx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\SBTS.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\script0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\sdll0.std
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\sel.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Definitions\smim0.std

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AE76144998F75074D8DCD1365B13140B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{944167EA-7F89-4705-8DCD-1D63B53141B0}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AE76144998F75074D8DCD1365B13140B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ad-Aware Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SBAMSvc\ImagePath


How to remove Ad-Aware Antivirus from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ad-Aware Antivirus is a program marketed by Lavasoft. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall it. This can be easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows system.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Ad-Aware Antivirus or simply activate the Search field and type in "Ad-Aware Antivirus". If it exists on your system the Ad-Aware Antivirus app will be found automatically. When you select Ad-Aware Antivirus in the list of apps, the following information regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Ad-Aware Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Ad-Aware Antivirus.
Uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus


8. After uninstalling Ad-Aware Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Ad-Aware Antivirus which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Ad-Aware Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Ad-Aware Antivirus by Lavasoft from your PC, we are not saying that Ad-Aware Antivirus by Lavasoft is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Ad-Aware Antivirus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 02:47:53.940