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A way to uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus from your system

This web page is about Ad-Aware Antivirus for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Lavasoft. You can read more on Lavasoft or check for application updates here. More details about Ad-Aware Antivirus can be found at . The program is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus folder (same installation drive as Windows). Ad-Aware Antivirus's primary file takes around 1.96 MB (2050416 bytes) and its name is AdAwareLauncher.exe.

Ad-Aware Antivirus is comprised of the following executables which take 26.80 MB (28104400 bytes) on disk:

  • AdAware.exe (17.94 MB)
  • AdAwareLauncher.exe (1.96 MB)
  • AdAwareService.exe (1.18 MB)
  • GFI.Tools.Run64.exe (184.38 KB)
  • SBAMSvc.exe (3.51 MB)
  • SBAMTray.exe (655.35 KB)
  • SBAMWsc.exe (654.34 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) to view all...

The current page applies to Ad-Aware Antivirus version only. You can find below info on other application versions of Ad-Aware Antivirus: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove Ad-Aware Antivirus.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus:
  • 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\Drivers\amd64\sbapifs.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\amd64\wlh\sbhips.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\i386\sbaphd.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\i386\sbapifs.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\i386\sbapifsl.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\i386\wlh\sbhips.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\sbapifs.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Drivers\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\FSSC.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\GFI.Tools.Run64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\gfiarksh.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\htmlayout.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\IncompatiblePrograms.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Incompats.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\lavalicense.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\mimepp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBAMSvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBAMSvcPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBAMTray.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBAMWsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\sbap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBArva.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBCA.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SbHips.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\sbipl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBRC.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBSetupDrivers.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SBTE.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\SpursDownload.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Statistics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\unrar.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\vipre.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\x32\sbbd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\x64\SBAMSvcPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ad-Aware Antivirus\x64\sbbd.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\application-settings.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\definitions-date.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\gaming-mode.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\id-watch-dog.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\language.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Logs\20190624T154656.883880PID3352\AdAware.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Logs\20190624T154656.883880PID3352\GuiFramework.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Logs\20190624T154656.883880PID3352\Sunbelt.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\Logs\20190624T154910.087499PID4956\AdAwareLauncher.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\protection-status.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\update-parameters.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Ad-Aware Antivirus\window-placement.dat
  • C:\Users\Public\Desktop\Ad-Aware Antivirus.lnk
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{CEB4458B-5F7F-478A-B69A-C16EE67C9E7D}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B8544BECF7F5A8746BA91CE66EC7E9D7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{CEB4458B-5F7F-478A-B69A-C16EE67C9E7D}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B8544BECF7F5A8746BA91CE66EC7E9D7\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ad-Aware Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SBAMSvc\ImagePath

A way to delete Ad-Aware Antivirus from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ad-Aware Antivirus is a program released by the software company Lavasoft. Some people choose to remove this program. This can be efortful because deleting this by hand takes some knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best EASY procedure to remove Ad-Aware Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Ad-Aware Antivirus or simply click the Search feature and type in "Ad-Aware Antivirus". If it is installed on your PC the Ad-Aware Antivirus program will be found very quickly. When you click Ad-Aware Antivirus in the list of apps, some information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Ad-Aware Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus.
Uninstall Ad-Aware Antivirus

8. After removing 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 removing Ad-Aware Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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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 text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Ad-Aware Antivirus supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-09-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-16 02:12:39.003