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How to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus from your PC

This web page contains complete information on how to uninstall Avira Free Antivirus for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Avira. You can find out more on Avira or check for application updates here. More details about the application Avira Free Antivirus can be found at . The program is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing 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. apnstub.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 141.70 KB (145096 bytes) on disk.

Avira Free Antivirus installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 11.21 MB (11751976 bytes) on disk.



  • apnstub.exe (141.70 KB)
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (5.39 MB)
  • avcenter.exe (378.28 KB)
  • avconfig.exe (448.78 KB)
  • avgnt.exe (375.78 KB)
  • avguard.exe (106.78 KB)
  • avnotify.exe (260.28 KB)
  • avrestart.exe (176.78 KB)
  • avscan.exe (624.28 KB)
  • avshadow.exe (77.28 KB)
  • avupgsvc.exe (56.28 KB)
  • avwebgrd.exe (551.78 KB)
  • avwebloader.exe (226.78 KB)
  • avwsc.exe (113.95 KB)
  • fact.exe (469.28 KB)
  • guardgui.exe (164.78 KB)
  • ipmgui.exe (81.28 KB)
  • licmgr.exe (103.85 KB)
  • sched.exe (83.28 KB)
  • setup.exe (772.28 KB)
  • setuppending.exe (89.28 KB)
  • update.exe (605.78 KB)
  • updrgui.exe (45.28 KB)
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The current web page applies to Avira Free Antivirus version 13.0.0.2832 alone. You can find here a few links to other Avira Free Antivirus releases:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove Avira Free Antivirus.

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

The files below were left behind on your disk by Avira Free Antivirus's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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\aeexp.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\alert_level.gif
  • 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\android.html
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_bl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_br.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_ml.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_mr.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_tl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_bg_tr.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_btn_gray_hover.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_btn_gray_normal.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_phone.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_red_arrow.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\android_video.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir.oem
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\antivir0.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\apcfile.dll
  • 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\avadmin.exe
  • 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\avconfig.xml
  • 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\avgio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgntflt.cat
  • 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\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\avlode.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avlode.rdf
  • 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.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avscanrc.dll
  • 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\bg_b.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_bl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_br.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_m.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\bg_ml.jpg

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

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirSchedulerService\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AntiVirService\ImagePath




A way to delete Avira Free Antivirus from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Avira Free Antivirus is an application by the software company Avira. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be difficult because performing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY solution to uninstall 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 on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of programs 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 very quickly. Notice that when you select Avira Free Antivirus in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Avira Free Antivirus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Avira Free Antivirus:


  • The web site of the program 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 page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Avira Free Antivirus.
Uninstall Avira Free Antivirus


8. After uninstalling Avira Free Antivirus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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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 simply contains detailed info on how to remove Avira Free Antivirus supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-10-08 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-08 08:46:14.757