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A guide to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your computer

Avira Free Antivirus is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Avira. Further information on Avira can be found here. Click on to get more data about Avira Free Antivirus on Avira's website. The program is often found in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus is C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. avcenter.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 298.95 KB (306128 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in Avira Free Antivirus. They take 8.52 MB (8932064 bytes) on disk.



  • apnstub.exe (139.88 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (3.35 MB)
  • avadmin.exe (82.45 KB)
  • avcenter.exe (298.95 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (304.45 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 (478.95 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (78.45 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (57.70 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (452.95 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (228.95 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (113.55 KB)
  • fact.exe (436.95 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (128.95 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (75.45 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (103.85 KB)
  • sched.exe (84.20 KB)
  • setup.exe (729.45 KB)
  • update.exe (563.95 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (46.70 KB)
  • wsctool.exe (77.95 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 12.0.0.855 of Avira Free Antivirus. Click on the links below for other Avira Free Antivirus versions:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Avira Free Antivirus:
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\about.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aebb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aecore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeemu.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aegen.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aehelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeheur.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aelidb.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeoffice.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aepack.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aerdl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aesbx.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aescript.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aeset.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\aevdf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertcat.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alerttyp.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alertvir.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldiscs.avp
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\alldrives.avp
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir.oem
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir0.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnic.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apnstub.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apntoolbarinstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avacl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avarkt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avbb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.cpl
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avconfigrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avesvcr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtlog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avevtrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avghook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avhlp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avinet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipbb.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avipc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avkmgr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avmres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avpref.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avreg.yml
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrep.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avrestart.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscan.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscplr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsda64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avshadow.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avsmtp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avupgsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebgrd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwebloadergui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwin.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwinll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwmi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avwsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\build.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanex.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccavscanexrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccev.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccevw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgen.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgenw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccgrdw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccguard.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchips.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cchipsrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclic.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\cclicw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmainrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccmsgrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccplg.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccprofil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\ccquamgr.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avira AntiVir Desktop

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirSchedulerService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirService\ImagePath




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

Avira Free Antivirus is an application released by Avira. Sometimes, computer users want to remove it. This is difficult because deleting this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY way to remove Avira Free Antivirus is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Avira Free Antivirus or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Avira Free Antivirus". The Avira Free Antivirus program will be found automatically. When you select Avira Free Antivirus in the list of applications, some data about the application is shown to you:


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


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.avira.com/free-av
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove 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 that belong Avira Free Antivirus that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Avira Free Antivirus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a recommendation to remove Avira Free Antivirus by Avira from your PC, we are not saying that Avira Free Antivirus by Avira is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Avira Free Antivirus in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-17 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-17 15:57:53.013