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How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to remove Avira Free Antivirus for Windows. It was created for Windows by Avira. Open here where you can find out more on Avira. More data about the software Avira Free Antivirus can be seen at . The program is often located in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop directory. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's decision. You can uninstall Avira Free Antivirus by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Avira Free Antivirus's main file takes about 298.95 KB (306128 bytes) and its name is avcenter.exe.

Avira Free Antivirus installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 8.38 MB (8784040 bytes) on disk.



  • apnstub.exe (139.88 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (3.35 MB)
  • avcenter.exe (298.95 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (310.95 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (252.45 KB)
  • avguard.exe (107.45 KB)
  • avhlp.exe (64.95 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (204.45 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (177.95 KB)
  • avscan.exe (480.95 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (78.45 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (57.70 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (452.95 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (228.95 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (114.41 KB)
  • fact.exe (436.95 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (128.95 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (79.95 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (103.85 KB)
  • sched.exe (84.20 KB)
  • setup.exe (731.45 KB)
  • update.exe (563.95 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (46.70 KB)
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This data is about Avira Free Antivirus version 12.0.0.898 alone. Click on the links below for other Avira Free Antivirus versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Avira Free Antivirus:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop

The files below are left behind on your disk by Avira Free Antivirus when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\about.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aebb.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aecore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeemu.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeexp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aegen.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aehelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeheur.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aelidb.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeoffice.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aepack.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aerdl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aesbx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescript.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeset.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertcat.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alerttyp.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertvir.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldiscs.avp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldrives.avp
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir.oem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir0.rdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnstub.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apntoolbarinstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avacl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avUserName.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avarkt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avbb.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.cpl
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfigrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvcr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtlog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avghook.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avhlp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avinet.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipbb.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipbb.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipc64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avmres.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avpref.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.yml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrep.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrestart.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscplr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avshadow.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsmtp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avupgsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloadergui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwin.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwinll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwmi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\build.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanexrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccev.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgen.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccguard.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchips.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchipsrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicw.dll

Usually the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\updrgui.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirSchedulerService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirService\ImagePath




A way to erase Avira Free Antivirus from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is a program marketed by the software company Avira. Sometimes, users choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be hard because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best EASY procedure to erase Avira Free 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Avira Free Antivirus or simply activate the Search field and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". The Avira Free Antivirus program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Avira Free Antivirus in the list of programs, the following information about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Avira Free Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Avira Free Antivirus:


  • The publisher is: http://www.avira.com/free-av
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Avira Free Antivirus.
Uninstall Avira Free Antivirus


8. After uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Avira Free Antivirus which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Avira Free Antivirus with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Avira Free Antivirus by Avira from your computer, nor are we saying that Avira Free Antivirus by Avira is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Avira Free Antivirus in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-28 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-28 14:12:14.380